Professional WordPress Plugin Development is the ultimate WordPress development learning tool, taking budding PHP developers, advanced users, and professional programmers through the steps of creating quality plugins.
What people are saying about Pro WP Plugin Development
“This piece of gold summarizes and explores each part of the WordPress API so cleverly that it makes it a must have guide for any WordPress Developer out there.”
“It goes beyond merely showing how to do plugins and deals extensively with how a programmer can make WordPress do almost anything.”
“This book has been such an eye opener for me because there are stacks of tips and ideas I’ve learnt while I’ve read the book.”
“I highly recommend this for developers who know PHP and aren’t afraid to get your hands dirty developing for WordPress!”
“Every chapter is gold, Jerry. Gold! I’ve implemented so many tips into not only plugin but theme dev. You guys are amazing.”
“My #plugindevbook by @justintadlock et al got delivered to my neighbor and he kept it for days! Would have done the same thing, though.”
“Chapter 2 practically pays for the book.”
“I must say that I learned a lot from this book, and I’ve been developing WordPress plugins and themes for almost six years”
“This book is a dream come true for anyone who is just starting out developing plugins for WordPress.”
“It’s well written, honest, and comes from a collective background of collaboration and been-there-done-that experience.”
What’s in the book?
Pro WP Plugin Development will teach you everything you need to know about developing WordPress plugins. It will walk you through the initial steps of setting up your first plugin to advanced topics never before covered in detail. The book includes 80+ fully functional plugins.
- An Introduction to Plugins
- Plugin Foundation
- Integrating in WordPress
- Plugin Security
- Plugin Settings
- HTTP API
- The Shortcode API
- Metadata, Post Types, and Taxonomies
- The Rewrite API
- Debugging and Optimizing
- Marketing Your Plugin
- The Developer Toolbox
Plus, a foreword by WordPress, SEO, and online marketing consultant Joost de Valk.