What to do when a plugin is removed from WordPress.org

WordPress.org publishes core WordPress updates constantly, and PHP, Apache, Nginx and updates to other plugins and themes are posted at least as often, too. This continually changing landscape represents a security risk over time.The best option in this situation is to remove the plugin and replace it with a plugin whose author is actively maintaining the code.

Key Takeaways:

There are many reasons why a high profile plugin may be removed from WordPress.

Check to see that the removed plugin does not have a security violation before continuing to use it.

Check if there are alternative plugins you can use to replace the outdated/removed plugin.

“Plugins can go bad if they’re not actively maintained and kept up to date with the latest coding standards.”

Read more: https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/what-to-do-when-a-plugin-is-removed-from-wordpress/

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