A few months ago, having resolved to internationalize, localize and test my WordPress plugins, I started busily beavering away at a solution that will enable me to automatically deliver UK English versions of my plugins. Now that Global WordPress Translation Day #3 is fast approaching it seems timely to write up an outline of my approach. The solution involves a number of fairly well defined processes, and a lot of repetition.
Last updated:November 7, 2017
Version 3.1.0 of the oik base plugin has been tested with WordPress 4.7, using the WordPress develop tests for WordPress 4.7, and PHPUnit 5.7.2. New versions of my plugins will be available soon from the usual places; wordpress.org, oik-plugins and bobbingwide.
Last updated:December 7, 2016
For every new release of WordPress, plugin and theme developers are expected to test that their products are compatible with the new version, and to update their “Compatible up to” status. But if you have lots and lots of plugins, how do you test them all? WordPress uses a tool called PHPUnit. Plugins and themes can do the same. This post discusses the solution that I’ve been developing to PHPUnit test my WordPress plugins in situ.
Last updated:March 21, 2019