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TIVWP-DM Development Manager


NOTE: The current version of the TIVWP-DM plugin was released mostly for educational purposes.

I appreciate your comments and ideas. Please see the TIVWP-DM Development Manager’s GitHub repo for additional files showing how to setup Travis-CI/PHPUnit for automatic testing.

TIVWP-DM Development Manager is a plugin for WordPress developers. Its main features are:

  • Prompts to automatically install and activate popular development plugins from the WordPress repository
  • Allows to activate / deactivate those plugins in bulk – with a single admin menu click or automatically, according to the wp-config settings

3rd Party Software Used

TGM-Plugin-Activation by


  • Prompt to install the plugins
  • Use admin menu to (de)activate all development plugins
  • Automatic deactivation with the presence of define( 'TIVWP_DM_AUTO', 'deactivate' );


You can install this plugin directly from your WordPress dashboard:

  1. Go to the Plugins menu and click Add New.
  2. Search for TIVWP Development Manager.
  3. Click Install Now next to the TIVWP Development Manager plugin.
  4. Activate the plugin.

Alternatively, see the guide to Manually Installing Plugins.


Can I use this plugin on a WordPress Multisite?

Yes, but you should activate the plugin on each site separately. Network Activation is disabled by default.
To enable, place
in the wp-config.php file.

Contributors & Developers

“TIVWP-DM Development Manager” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Upgraded TGM-Plugin-Activation to 2.4.0


  • Better validation of capabilities
  • Multisite activation is allowed
  • Network Activation is disabled by default


  • Initial release