According to the WordPress Developer Center,
As a conclusion, there is no reason not doing this.
You can make a request here. Of course, before that you must be logged in. If you do not have an account yet, register here. After the request submission, wait for an email confirming the status of your request.
Wait for this email (request approved):
Your plugin hosting request has been aproved.
Within one hour, you will have access to your SVN repository at
with your WordPress.org/bbPress.org username and password (the same one you use on the forums).
If you noticed, the “Using Subversion page at WordPress.org” keeps telling us the commands to add files, etc. It makes the work seems to be complicated. A first-time user would not know where to start.
We can make our life easier by using a SVN client to do the stuff. I am using Tortoise SVN for Windows in this example.
After you’ve installed Tortoise SVN,
Upload the files to “trunk” folder without any extra folder and do not zip the files (that’s WordPress’s job). See below:
An example of uploaded content:
We’ve finished the first upload. Now wait for the update that runs every 15 minutes. After that, try searching for your plugin at WordPress Plugins Directory.
There is some work you need to do whenever you released a new version or edit the files. We will cover that in the next part. Coming soon.
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