WordPress Plugin Development Essentials

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Course Overview

00:48

1.Introduction
1 lesson, 00:48

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1.1
Course Overview
00:48

2.Hooks
4 lessons, 21:00

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2.1
Make Your Plugin Visible to WordPress
02:34

2.2
Filter Hooks
04:32

2.3
Action Hooks
03:48

2.4
Final Project: Additional Category Links
10:06

3.Shortcodes
8 lessons, 44:46

3.1
Activating the Plugin
02:48

3.2
The 'add_shortcode' Method
03:27

3.3
Attributes
03:06

3.4
Specifying Content
01:49

3.5
The 'shortcode_atts' Function
04:33

3.6
Tweets Project (Part 1)
07:50

3.7
Tweets Project (Part 2)
10:17

3.8
Tweets Project (Part 3)
10:56

4.Widgets
12 lessons, 47:03

4.1
Introduction to Widgets
01:29

4.2
Making the Plugin Visible to WordPress
02:08

4.3
The 'Skin' for a Widget
04:52

4.4
The Form Method
05:43

4.5
The Widget Method
04:41

4.6
Registering the Twitter Widget
01:58

4.7
Creating the Twitter Widget Form
03:30

4.8
Querying the Twitter API
06:45

4.9
Regular Expressions
04:11

4.10
The Transients API
04:57

4.11
Echoing the Widget's HTML
03:28

4.12
Completing the Widget
03:21

5.WP_Cron
6 lessons, 18:51

5.1
Schedule Recurring Events
05:54

5.2
Custom Intervals for Events
01:49

5.3
Unschedule Events
03:10

5.4
Create an Options Page
02:05

5.5
Displaying Scheduled Events
04:04

5.6
Schedule Single Events
01:49

6.Options and Settings APIs
10 lessons, 46:40

6.1
Options and Settings APIs Overview
01:21

6.2
Adding an Options Page
04:54

6.3
Beginning the Form
02:55

6.4
Refactoring the Code
04:01

6.5
The Settings API
11:35

6.6
Creating the Submit Button
01:28

6.7
Saving and Updating Options
05:10

6.8
Uploading and Displaying Images
07:57

6.9
Saving and Displaying Dropdowns
05:10

6.10
Testing the Final Product
02:09

7.Custom Post Types
7 lessons, 29:34

7.1
Custom Post Types Overview
02:34

7.2
Registering a New Post Type
04:46

7.3
Menu Positioning and Custom Icons
02:12

7.4
Specifying What the Post Type Supports
01:57

7.5
Custom Taxonomies
06:11

7.6
Custom Meta Boxes
05:23

7.7
Creating a Shortcode for Testing
06:31

8.Conclusion
1 lesson, 00:44

8.1
Conclusion
00:44


Preview for WordPress Plugin Development Essentials
Lessons:
49
Length:
3.5 hours
I used to be the editor of Nettuts+ and head of web development courses at Tuts+.
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