November 12, 2013 in WordPress Designer News

Free WordPress Sessions


The guys at WP sessions are doing a stella job, luckily you can now sample some of their great content for free!

Sessions, Plug-ins – I’m sure theres an innuendo in their somewhere.

WP Sessions have released a session called Building WordPress Plugins, It’s free, so add to cart and buy.


The session covers: Topher DeRosia on Intro to Plugins, Daniel Espinoza on Hooks, Filters, Options, and HTTP AP, and Pippin Williamson on Submitting to .org & Building an auto-updater.

Topics Covered:

  • Understanding the basic plugin architecture
  • Determine whether code belongs in a theme or a plugin
  • Activation and deactivation hooks, uninstall.php
  • Importance of function namespacing
  • Understanding and Using Hooks and Filters
  • Preparing your plugin for language translations
  • Registering admin menu items
  • Creating a Settings page
  • Data Validation and Sanitization
  • Using wp_remote_post() and wp_remote_get()
  • Releasing your plugin on WordPress.org
  • and more…

I’ve just got through the first video and it’s been insightful and well delivered.


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