I’ve made it a habit to use versioning while developing WordPress plugins, it helps keep everything organised and safe.
You of course also need to use version control when uploading plugins to the repository. Here are the two main applications I’m using. One of them is for Git, which I use locally on my Mac, and the other is for Subversion, which I use to upload plugins to the repository.
Best Subversion Client for Mac – Cornerstone
This is what I use when uploading my plugins to the WordPress repository, since it uses Subversion.
Best Git Client for Mac – SourceTree
I use SourceTree for managing our plugins. The repositories are then stored on BitBucket.
Here is a good tutorial on how to upload plugins to the WordPress .org repo:
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