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 is the book I’ve been waiting for ever since I started to work with WordPress 3 years ago.”
“I highly recommend this for developers who know PHP and aren’t afraid to get your hands dirty developing for WordPress!”
“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.”
“Within a week of reading this book, my first plugin is slowly approaching the 1000 downloads mark.”
“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 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.”
“It’s well written, honest, and comes from a collective background of collaboration and been-there-done-that experience.”
“Being a theme designer & developer, Professional WordPress Plugin Development is a breath of fresh air in a community where learning material is oftentimes scattered, fragmented or incomplete.”
“#plugindevbook is a huge and brilliant contribution to the #wordpress community and its future.”
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.