A simple introduction to building wordpress plugins to get you started

In this tutorial I reviewed some of the beginner steps required to build a wordpress plugin. There are alot of custom made wordpress plugins doing many things but you can always build your own special solution for yourself or your company.

Check out the tutorial here.

Some of the things I looked at are listed below.

  • Basic installation
  • Directory setup
  • Creating a shortcode
  • Getting user input
  • Add custom widgets to sidebar
  • Creating admin menus
  • Page navigation
  • Persistence and user settings
  • Working with the database
  • Loading assets.

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