Professional WordPress Plugin Development by Brad Williams

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Taking WordPress to the next level with advanced plugin development

WordPress is used to create self-hosted blogs and sites, and it's fast becoming the most popular content management system (CMS) on the Web. Now you can extend it for personal, corporate and enterprise use with advanced plugins and this professional development guide. Learn how to create plugins using the WordPress plugin API: utilize hooks, store custom settings, craft translation files, secure your plugins, set custom user roles, integrate widgets, work with JavaScript and AJAX, create custom post types. You'll find a practical, solutions-based approach, lots of helpful examples, and plenty of code you can incorporate!Shows you how to develop advanced plugins for the most popular CMS platform today, WordPressCovers plugin fundamentals, how to create and customize hooks, internationalizing your site with translation files, securing plugins, how to create customer users, and ways to lock down specific areas for use in corporate settingsDelves into advanced topics, including creating widgets and metaboxes, debugging, using JavaScript and AJAX, Cron integration, custom post types, short codes, multi site functions, and working with the HTTP APIIncludes pointers on how to debug, profile and optimize your code, and how to market your custom plugin

Learn advanced plugin techniques and extend WordPress into the corporate environment.


About Brad Williams

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Brad Williams is the CEO and cofounder of He is a coauthor of Professional WordPress.Ozh Richard has released a number of popular WordPress plugins and won an Annual WordPress Plugin Competition. Justin Tadlock has developed numerous plugins and teaches users how to use plugins and themes at his WordPress site
Published February 17, 2011 by Wrox. 552 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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