The repository provides a lot of services for the developers at no cost and their code will be searchable directly in every WordPress installation. You would be crazy not to think that is a good deal for the plugin developers.
Robert RowleyGuest Contributor
- About Robert Rowley
- Robert Rowley is a guest contributor and a security advocate at Patchstack, a company that's building a security community behind the WordPress ecosystem and protecting websites from plugin vulnerabilities.
Posts by Robert Rowley
The big problem with misinformation in WordPress security
Look at this mess of a mitigation recommendation… I’m not talking about the typo, that is an honest mistake. The
Rebuttal: How Patchstack is improving WordPress security
A Patchstack security advocate digs into the data behind the statistics in their latest report, and explains how the organization helps plugin developers secure their software.