About Plugins in the WordPress repository

There was a time that being in the WP repository seemed like a guarantee of a well-coded plugin.

But nowadays we are getting used to hearing horror stories of hacked plugins and plugin authors who sell their plugins to buyers who turn out to be unscrupulous and who add malicious code.

It’s a real problem. Take a look at wpvulndb∙com for a long list of compromised or vulnerable plugins.

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