Uploading your plugin using Subversion
Using Subversion in the recipes of Chapter 1, Preparing a Local Development Environment might have seemed like overkill when you were working on a plugin locally. However, you will see that this knowledge will be very handy once your hosting request has been approved by the WordPress plugins team, as the system's backend relies on that version control system.
You should have already followed the Applying for your plugin to be hosted on WordPress.org recipe to have an approved repository on the official website. You should have also installed a Subversion client as shown in the Creating a local Subversion repository recipe in Chapter 1, Preparing a Local Development Environment. Finally, you should have plugin files ready for upload.
How to do it...
Follow these steps to submit your creation to the WordPress.org website once a repository has been created for you:
- Open Command Prompt or Terminal and navigate...