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From "John D'Orazio" <>
Subject Re: update url with atom feed for update notifications
Date Mon, 21 Sep 2015 18:26:58 GMT
Ok good that's what I needed, so I just don't specify anything then and
they should still get an update notification at some point. Perhaps I'll
make this a little clearer on the wiki somewhere.

On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 8:13 PM, Andrea Pescetti <>

> John D'Orazio wrote:
>> Can anyone tell me, when a plugin is uploaded and hosted on
>>, is an update url with relative atom
>> feed
>> automatically created? Or is it up to the plugin developer to provide the
>> atom feed on his own server, and point the update url for the plugin to
>> his
>> own atom feed?
> If you don't specify one (recommended) it will be automatically aggregated
> to the common feed, which will notify users of available updates at set
> times (twice a month?) to avoid that users are constantly asked to update
> the different plugins.
> If you do specify one, your updates are pushed faster but this may be more
> annoying to users and if your site is down all users of your extension will
> see an error message.
> Regards,
>   Andrea.
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John R. D'Orazio

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