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Overview of Professional WordPress Plugin Development

As one of the most popular open source content management systems available today, WordPress boasts a framework that allows you to easily customize and extend it through plugins. This comprehensive book shows you how plugins work, reviews the tools and APIs available in WordPress, and demonstrates how to extend the functionality of WordPress with plugins.

The trio of established authors provides a practical, solutions-based approach along with a collection of timely examples and plenty of code, all aimed at clearly explaining how to create a plugin file, work with users, integrate widgets, add menus and submenus, secure your plugins, and more. You will quickly come to understand how to develop custom plugins so that you can take WordPress to the next corporate and enterprise level.

Professional WordPress Plugin Development:

  • Details the range of complexity in plugins, from a very simple plugin to an extremely elaborate social network package
  • Addresses how to integrate into WordPress, save settings, create widgets and shortcodes, and implement uninstall
  • Learn the proper techniques for storing data, customizing user roles, and security best practices
  • Shares techniques for using custom post types and creating and using custom taxonomies
  • How to create plugins for WordPress Multisite networks
  • Integrate user and role management
  • Explores the HTTP API, JavaScript and AJAX, Cron, the Rewrite API, and more
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This page "Professional WordPress Plugin Development" was posted on 25/02/2011 at 6:34 pm
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  1. 1
    Xavier France »
    replied, on 01/Mar/11 at 10:24 pm # :

    Sounds hefty, but tasty :)
    Can't wait to have a look at it!

  2. 2
    Maor Barazany Israel »
    commented, on 19/Mar/11 at 4:16 am # :

    Just ordered the book on Amazon. Looking forward to getting it!
    Do you have also affiliate programs for selling this book?

    Thanks,
    Maoe

  3. 3
    Ozh France »
    wrote, on 19/Mar/11 at 7:49 pm # :

    Maor Barazany ยป Amazon itself has an affiliate program which you can use to sell it

  4. 4
    Robert Austria »
    wrote, on 04/Dec/11 at 8:37 pm # :

    Bought your book after I read your article http://planetozh.com/blog/2009/09/top-10-most-common-coding-mistakes-in-wordpress-plugins/ – it was worth every cent of it – thanks for the huge amount of tipps & code examples!

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