WordPress Plugin Development for Beginners – Build 8 Plugins

Create your own custom Wordpress plugins with PHP and MySQL

 

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Overview

25% of the Internet is powered by WordPress – Build plugins with PHP for millions of clients!

In this course we’ll cover the art and science of WordPress Plugin Developmentfrom scratch. By developing 8 simple plugins we will cover everything you need to know to be able to create awesome plugins that will run in most of the web.

By following the video lessons and having a play with the numerous downloadable examples you will get quite comfortable with the following topics:

  • Plugin basic structure and life cycle.
  • How to use filters and actions to have our code executed at the right moment.
  • Accessing posts through The Loop.
  • Creating your own shortcodes to give your users superpowers and allow them to save time.
  • How to add custom metadata to posts and users.
  • Widget creation from scratch.
  • Dashboard widgets.
  • How to create our own admin pages with global settings.
  • Using Ajax and external JavaScript libraries in our plugin. Including JQuery.
  • Task scheduling with Cron.
  • Creating custom tables to extend WordPress beyond your dreams.

No previous WordPress experience is required to take this course. Although we do need you to be familiar and have basic knowledge of PHPMySQL and web development in general.

This course is taught by Pablo Farias Navarro, founder of ZENVA. This course follows the methodology of learning by doing, where video lessons consist in live coding and students are encouraged to modify the course code and get started with their own projects from the very beginning.

If you’ve always wanted to create your own WordPress plugins or you need to learn how to do it quickly for work reasons, this is definitely the best way to go.

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All of our project-based courses are designed to be flexible – you can access courses 24/7 to fit them around your schedule, and choose the learning materials that suit you best.

You can even download your lessons and watch them offline using the Zenva app, available on iOS and Android.

Learn from World-Class Instructors

Our course instructors participate in elite developer programs and have been recognized for their demonstrated excellence in development and teaching.

That way, you can be confident that you’re learning the most up-to-date content from industry experts.

Interactive Lessons with Codemurai

Our unlimited access package comes with free access to all of the courses in our mobile app, Codemurai!

Available on iOS and Android, it’s full of interactive programming lessons and exercises so you can continue your learning on the go.

Achieve Real Results

Our community of 500,000+ learners and developers have used the skills learned with us to publish their own games and websites, land their dream jobs, and even start their own businesses – and you have the potential to do the same!

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Lessons

Requirements

    -Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and MySQL.

    -To run the examples you will need to install Wordpress in a local or remote server.
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