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How to Create a WordPress Plugin From Scratch

Category: BloggingFreelance & DesignKelseyWeb Design & Programming Comments: 2 comments

By Kelsey Jones

Most developers know how to add and install WordPress plugins and even write WordPress themes from scratch, but also learning how to write and develop WordPress plugins can also be an invaluable skill. Many developers release free WordPress plugins to market their own business, while others offer paid plugins to bring in additional residual income.

For whatever reason, any skilled developer with knowledge of PHP can create his or her own WordPress plugin. This tutorial will take you through the basics of WordPress plugin development.

Step One: Make Sure You Have The Most Recent WordPress.org Version Installed on Your Computer.

This tip from Nettuts+ ensures that it is easy to upload your plugin into WordPress once it is finished. Remember, all fields must be filled out in order for the plugin to be recognized in WordPress. This will be discussed in more detail later in the tutorial.

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Maintain Your Online Presence With a Website

Category: BloggingBusinessEt ceteraKelseySearch Engines Comments: One comment

Just because you aren’t a website designer, it doesn’t mean that you can’t build your own website. A basic website with 1-5 pages is pretty simple and easy to implement. Of course we here at The Social Robot can always build it for you on WordPress (contact us at contact [at] thesocialrobot.com to learn more), but if you are bent on doing it yourself with a free website builder, the following is a list of pages we recommend should always be on a website.

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