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  • Plugin Author topquarky

    (@topquarky)

    Hi Josh,

    For the first question, it takes the name of the plugin from the first line of the readme.txt file. Your file probably still has “Plugin Name” there.

    For the second question, there is most likely a rewrite rule that is taking precedence over the Self Hosted Plugins rules. There’s no quick way to debug at this time – when I was developing it I put a var_dump in the wordpress core files. I’ll look up what I did when I get back to my computer (later tonight).

    There is a way to turn off that rewrite. See the frequently asked questions for the plugin and try that to see if it works.

    Thanks for trying the plugin out. It’s still in early stages of development and it’s great to track these issues down.

    Cheers
    Topquarky

    Thanks. Yes, it has “Plugin Name: WP aMember Dashboard Widget”. So, the first line should only be “WP aMember Dashboard Widget”? I will check out the rewrite part and see if I can turn it off.

    Actually, If I only have “WP aMember Dashboard Widget” without “Plugin Name:”, I get a missing header message.

    Plugin Author topquarky

    (@topquarky)

    Make sure the format is proper. == My Plugin == should be the first line there.

    If you’re still having problems you can send me your readme.txt. t _at_ topquark _dot_ com.

    Thanks, that did it.

    Plugin Author topquarky

    (@topquarky)

    There’s also the readme validator. But if you’re getting an invalid plugin error, that’s in the main plugin php file.

    Plugin Author topquarky

    (@topquarky)

    Great!

    Plugin Author topquarky

    (@topquarky)

    For debuggin the rewrite problem, take a look at the WP::parse_request method. That’s where it happens. The global $wp object has a var called $wp->matched_rule that will get set to the rule that matched. Examine that one your 404 page.

    The rewrite rules match on a first-come-first-served basis, so if the rule that matched is before the self-hosted-plugins rules, then that’ll match. However, (because I found this in my testing), I added a filter called ‘shp_offending_patterns’. Look at the function shp_rewrite_rules in self-hosted-plugins.php. You can use that to move the offending pattern to the end of the rules array, thereby making the s-h-p patterns come first, thereby (hopefully) causing your extend/plugins/my-plugin page to show properly.

    Cheers
    Topquarky

    Ok, I will try it out.

    No matter what I try, it still doesn’t work. Even commenting out the rule set doesn’t return an error or anything different.

    Plugin Author topquarky

    (@topquarky)

    Hmmm.

    Have you tried it in twenty-ten? Or disabling some other plugins?

    No, I haven’t tried that theme or disabling plugins. I will try that and see what happens.

    Plugin Author topquarky

    (@topquarky)

    Hi Josh,

    I had another thought. Try changing the slug of your plugins page to something other than ‘plugins’ (i.e. ‘my-plugins’). Let me know if that does anything.

    Changing it did nothing differently.

    Switching to the Twenty Ten theme did not fix the issue either. I am on an Nginx server if that help.

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