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WordPress: Plugin Development

Course launch! After months of hard work, I am excited to announce the launch of my new video course on developing WordPress plugins. WordPress: Plugin Development covers the entire process of building, securing, and optimizing your own plugins, including 50+ ready-to-go demo files, examples, and plugins. The course is focused on developing plugins using the WP API and Standards. Covers basics and gets into advanced topics like HTTP API, REST API, and WP Cron. Truly packed with practical examples and techniques to help you create your own awesome plugins. You can check it out at Lynda.com »

Packed with content

WordPress: Plugin Development is an in-depth course spanning 38 video tutorials: nearly five hours of plugin-building action. As mentioned, the course includes over 50 plugin demos and examples. It’s designed for people who are familiar with WordPress in general, and have some experience working with the basics of PHP. Here are some of the topics covered in the course:

  • Overview of action and filter hooks
  • Developing secure WordPress plugins
  • Best practices for plugin development
  • Adding Administration Menus
  • Adding the plugin settings page
  • Adding settings callback functions
  • Validating plugin settings
  • Adding custom functionality
  • Including JavaScript and CSS
  • Plugin internationalization
  • Testing and debugging
  • Customizing the WP Loop
  • Creating widgets
  • Managing users and roles
  • Working with JavaScript & CSS
  • Using the Options API
  • Adding Custom Post Types and Taxonomies
  • Working with Custom Fields
  • Adding Meta Boxes
  • Working with custom database queries
  • Integrating Admin Notices
  • Using the Transients API
  • Using the HTTP API
  • Using WP-Cron
  • Implementing Ajax
  • Using the REST API

If you want to learn how to develop your own awesome WordPress plugins, this course is for you. Check it out at Lynda.com »