Hosting a Plugin on WordPress with Aptana and Subclipse- pt 3

Welcome back to part 3….and 4 😉 of the video series on how to host a WordPress plugin using Aptana and Subclipse to accomplish the Subversion gymnastics.  If you haven’t already done so, check out Part 1 and Part 2 of this series now.

At this point, you should already have an email from WordPress with a URL to your plugin’s WordPress SVN repository.  You should also have downloaded and installed Aptana and Subclipse.  If so, you’re now ready for the fun stuff…the basic steps from here on out are:

  1. Check out your “trunk” folder from your WordPress SVN repository
  2. Create a local version of the repository
  3. Import your plugin’s files into the local repository
  4. Synchronize (Commit) your plugin files back to the remote repository

I’ve had to break this last section of the video into 2 parts for 2 reasons, 1) Screen Toaster is having some issues right now and you’re limited to 4 minutes of audio; 2) apperantly, I’m long winded.

Really, it doesn’t get any easier than this.  I spent hours trying to figure this out, and you should be able to get the whole scoop in 16 minutes (four 4-minute videos 😉 )

Checkout Trunk from your Remote WordPress SVN Repository

Here’s part 3:

Uploading your Plugin Files from the Local Repository

Here’s the 4th and final part:

7 Responses to Hosting a Plugin on WordPress with Aptana and Subclipse- pt 3

  1. José Roberto March 5, 2009 at 2:21 am #

    Thank you, your videos helped me a lot 🙂

  2. Eliot June 6, 2009 at 8:11 pm #

    You are the freakin’ man!

  3. Abu Bakr July 31, 2009 at 10:53 am #

    hey, that’s a great tutorial. but i’m having a hard time figuring out how can we manage subversions and maintain it in “tags” directory?

  4. Byron Bennett July 31, 2009 at 12:15 pm #


    There should really be one more video…You will want to select the files in the Trunk (shift-click to grab the all), right click and select the Branch/Tag. Then in the place where you select where to copy them to, you can create a new folder in the Tags. After creating the folder, select it as the destination to copy to. That should do it.

    I wrote this from memory, so I might have missed something, but that’s the general gist.


  5. Abu Bakr July 31, 2009 at 12:37 pm #

    Hey thanks for the quick help. That solved the problem!

  6. Newdid March 6, 2010 at 11:46 am #

    Thansk, thanks and thanks again…

    These tutorials saved me … I was desperate about that process

    Very helpfull, so please continue you are great 🙂


  7. Marvio Rocha July 29, 2010 at 3:42 pm #

    Wow fantastic your video tutorials. Thanks!

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