Types Plugin Download


April 3, 2012

Today started as a normal day here. New features, bugs and customer support. Really normal.

Than, somewhere around noon, I went to see if anyone needs any help on the wp.org Types download page. Instead of the normal page, I saw this:

Types missing from WordPress.org

No worries. You can still get Types. Head over to Types page and click on the download link at the bottom.

Just to be clear:

Types is free. It started free and it continues free. If the wp.org guys don’t want to host it, we’ll host it here. We’re not short on bandwidth, or anything like that.

We have no idea why Types is missing from the wp.org plugins directory. If you have someone to ask there, we’d love to know. There’s no contact information in wordpress.org.

We know that we need to provide some sort of community support for Types. Taking down the plugin page with the support threads came as a surprise for us. We’re considering different alternatives and I’ll update you when we have something.

If you missed the link above, here’s a bigger button:

[button link=”https://toolset.com/home/types-manage-post-types-taxonomy-and-custom-fields/” size=”large” style=”download”]Get Types[/button]

Thanks for all your support!


Comments 4 Responses

  1. Sorry to hear that Amir, and quite strange actually that it seems impossible to contact someone about this. Hopefully they will restore it soon again!

  2. I don’t really understand why they had to do that. Could it be that the plugin name was too generic?

    • No. Actually, we found someone (via personal connections) and he explained the issue. It’s a tiny cosmetic thing and we’re handling it now.

      As a lesson from this, we’re going to keep Types on WordPress repository, but we’ll stop considering this as the primary download location. We’ll setup things here so that we can efficiently promote and deliver Types. If people discover it and download from WordPress, that’s fine, but we’re going to stop this unhealthy reliance on their repository.