Building Your First WordPress Plugin

By David Wolfpaw

For many, working on a WordPress theme or plugin is there first foray into PHP development. When doing so, there are many ways to do things, but in the long run, you’re better off following WordPress’s conventions and idioms. In this article, we’ll go through how to structure and write a plugin from scratch, insert our code with the proper hooks, and leverage the subsystems WordPress provides for storing configuration settings, declaring plugin metadata, and outputting HTML.

Read in Full

This article was originally published in the October 2019 issue of php[architect] magazine. You can read the complete article at the following links. To see the full issue, please subscribe or purchase the complete issue.

Leave a comment

Use the form below to leave a comment: