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  1. Register-PSRepository needs a -Force parameter and/or GroupPolicy Administrative Template

    I have created an internal NuGet Gallery to act as a module repository for internal modules and am trying to automate the registration of it as a trusted internal repository for all users in my organisation that use Windows Powershell and/or perhaps are starting to use DSC.

    As all of the users in my organisation who use Powershell are in an AD group, I went looking for a Group Policy setting to register the internal repsitory. There isn't one, so I created a GPO and set it to run the following script, in the user context at login.

    Requires -version

    13 votes
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    survey  ·  4 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. RSS Feed for Modules

    It is currently hard to get notifications when PowerShell modules get updated. It would be nice if there would be an RSS feed for new versions of a package, then my RSS reader could notify me that a new version is available and I could take action.

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are investigating this and have it in our backlog queue.
    The priority of the feature will be impacted by the number of votes, which right now is fairly low for this task.

  3. Curated Module Lists

    The PowerShell gallery should allow users to create "lists" of modules (think of it as an Amazon wish list).

    A user could create a "favorites" list and add modules and scripts to it to keep track of their favorites over time (maybe even "subscribe" to notifications of new releases of things on the list).

    A user could also create a "user management modules" list or a "stretching PowerShell's limits" list or a "should have been in the box" list, or a "things I use in my prompt" list ...

    But most importantly, users should be able to SHARE those lists,…

    13 votes
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  4. Ability to delete unlisted module with no downloads

    It would be nice to be able to delete a module that hasn't been downloaded yet and is unlisted. I made a mistake in publishing a module which I unlisted before anyone downloaded it. There is no benefit to me or anyone having it remain in the gallery.

    None of the follwing published reasons for disallowing deletions apply:


    1. Other items may depend on that item. Those items might not necessarily be in this gallery.

    2. Ensures that folks using items without committing the same will not be broken.

    3. Helps ensure that important community owned items are not mass deleted.

    For 1…

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We understand the ask, & are leaving it as Survey to gauge the interest level.

    For now, you can use the Contact Us link to specify the item & version that you want deleted. Specify why you feel that this is something that should not be left in the Gallery, providing more detail is likely to help.
    The Gallery operations team will investigate and, if it meets what is actually a very high bar, will delete it.

  5. Allow Description in Markdown format

    It could be useful to have Markdown formatting in manifest file to provide rich description on PowershellGallery

    7 votes
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    Specific ask for the voters: If you are willing, please add a note what your expectations are, and how you would see this providing extra value in the Gallery when we display this content.

    This type of feature is something we are generally a little bit cautious about.
    Rendering active MD content can include links & other items that result in some amount of risk for users of a site.

  6. Set the PowerShell Gallery up for Twitter Cards

    When posting a link to a GitHub repo on Twitter, the URL is generally replaced with a Twitter summary card. This is not the case, currently, when posting links to items on the Gallery. The display of cards makes these links stand out more and (should) help with social sharing of PowerShell content.

    6 votes
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  7. Provide means to qualify Script names to avoid conflicts

    Hello!

    The PowerShell Gallery currently qualifies 'Scripts' by name only. For example, if someone has already published Some-Script, I have no way to publish my own Some-Script, even if the original is related only in name, has major functional differences, etc.

    It would be helpful to allow qualifying these. Perhaps resolve by date published first (i.e. compatible with current system), while allowing qualification by username, similar to how GitHub handles this.

    Thus, I could install RamblingCookieMonster\Some-Script, even if EvilDoer\Some-Script already existed.

    The same design could also be extended to modules, although those seem less likely to conflict (this may change…

    16 votes
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  8. Badges for PowerShell Gallery counts to be used on a GitHub page

    GitHub and npm have badges that can be placed on your repo or elsewhere that can display stats about aspects of your project.

    It'd be great to be able to put a badge on a repo showing stats about the published item to PowerShell Gallery, like, number of downloads.

    12 votes
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    4 comments  ·  PowerShell Gallery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Interesting concept. If you could do us a favor and send a pointer to a specific example, it would be helpful for us.

  9. Show Module size in properties on PowerShellGallery.com

    I would like to know how big a module is before downloading it.

    2 votes
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  10. Make PowerShell Gallery module files and scripts searchable

    Now that you can view file contents in the Gallery website, it would be very useful if you would expand the search feature such that it searches the contents of scripts and files inside of modules. This would allow users to search for a specific command or a .NET class or method, which will help discover Gallery items that exist that solve a particular problem someone is trying to solve. It will also help authors discover when something they might want to create has already been created without having to guess module names or script names. The results should show…

    7 votes
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  11. Simply copying code from PowerShell Gallery - Copy to Clipboard button

    Currently to copy code from the PowerShell all text has to be manually selected using the mouse and then copied. In order to simplify this a button to either copy or select all the code on the current page would improve the user experience.

    5 votes
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