Existing 3rd-party plugin update providers

These will be good starting points / sources of inspiration for how our plugin directory works:

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This is the post where I discussed how I set this up.

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There’s also this one in the repository: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-plugin-update-server/ - it has an example theme/plugin as well as option for license keys on premium products.

Not tested yet!

Ran across another one today: https://wppusher.com/

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It has been closed on the 20th March 2019…

Interesting: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-closed-on-wordpress-org/

So why would that be banned, but this allowed: https://wordpress.org/plugins/cloud-blocks/

I think their reasoning is that the code for the blocks never ends up on the server.