Part 1 – A complete guide for wordpress Plugin Development

Plugin Development

In this tutorial we will cover following topics

  • Creating plugin files
  • Data validation and plugin security
  • Using WordPress filter and action hooks
  • How to properly use the Settings API
  • Creating a widget and dashboard widget
  • Creating custom shortcodes
  • Supporting language translation
  • Publishing a plugin to the official Plugin Directory
  • Plugin Directory header and icon assets

About the author

Deven Rathore

Deven Rathore

I'm Deven Rathore, a multidisciplinary & self-taught designer with 3 years of experience. I'm passionate about technology, music, coffee, traveling and everything visually stimulating. Constantly learning and experiencing new things.

  • Ayush Jain

    I just checked this tutorial and its quite informative but why you are using procedural approach, its of more use if you have used oop in plugin as most of the plugins today use object oriented approach..Its of great help if you can provide tutorial using Object Oriented Approach

    • Deven Rathore

      thanks for suggestion ! will try from next time

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