We are developing WordPress plugins. As WordPress itself is GPL licensed we must publish our plugin as GPL, too. Our complete plugin development environment is built on top of a lot of
dependencies (npm with
package.json). I did some tests with https://www.npmjs.com/package/licensee and the output gave me also dependencies licensed under
The above mentioned CC dependencies are only represent in
devDependencies, that means, the code of that dependencies are only used for building the plugin. In our CI/CD pipeline we get an installable and uploadable
.zip file with the WordPress plugin itself as artifact.
- Is the build process itself (e. g
typescript) relevant for the built WordPress plugin? Can I differentiate between licensing of
devDependencies? Do I need to make the build process also GPL?
- I need to put a file like
3RD_PARTY_LICENSESto the built artifact. Do I need to refer to all used dependencies (inclusive