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Is new installed WordPress plugin package clean?

Saturday, August 29th, 2009



In this post I wish to talk about cleanness of WordPress plugin’s packages. I name package clean if it doesn’t contain any unnecessary files inside. Unnecessary files together with garbage issue can lead to the real security problem. Let’s take my last download as an example. It is a well known WordPress plugin WP-Forum produced by Fredrik Fahlstad. In case if somebody is new to this plugin, this is the simple discussion forum plugin for WordPress. You can download this plugin from Frederik site
I went to the plugin’s home page and downloaded a 2.4 version installation package.
Inside this package .zip file in addition to core plugin code files we can see:

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