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Introduction to WordPress Plugin Development

Course Summary

WordPress plugin development is easier than it looks. In this course I'll talk about why you might want to create a plugin in the first place, how to make use of built in WordPress functions to make your job easier, and what to do with your plugin once

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Introduction
        ◦ Introduction: What is a plugin?
        ◦ Does the world need another plugin?
        ◦ Why use a plugin?
        ◦ Custom plugins
        ◦ Summary
    ● Getting started
        ◦ Do your homework
        ◦ Naming your plugin
        ◦ Plugin files
        ◦ Readme file
        ◦ Plugin home page
        ◦ Summary
    ● Writing a simple plugin
        ◦ Plugin header
        ◦ License
        ◦ /* Do stuff */
        ◦ Building shortcodes
        ◦ Demo: Writing a plugin that loads a Google Webfont
        ◦ Summary
    ● Advanced plugin fundamentals
        ◦ WordPress Settings API
        ◦ Building an options page
        ◦ Validation and Sanitization
        ◦ Demo: Write a plugin with an options page
        ◦ Summary
    ● That's done, now what?
        ◦ Testing and debugging
        ◦ Licensing
        ◦ Releasing on
        ◦ Choosing to go premium
        ◦ Support
        ◦ Documentation
        ◦ Summary


Course Fee:
USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

This course is listed under Open Source , Development & Implementations and Quality Assurance & Testing Community

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