WordPress Plugin Developers Renew Demands for Better Plugin Metrics

It has be nearly one year since WordPress silently turned off active install growth data for plugins hosted in the official plugin repository, a key metric that many developers rely on for accurate tracking and product decision-making. “Insufficient data obfuscation” was cited as the reason for the charts’ removal, but this opaque decision landed without any communication from those who had made the call in a private discussion.

This post was originally published on WP Tavern by Sarah Gooding.

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