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WordPress 2.7 Complete by Hasin Hayder, April Hodge Silver

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Chapter 8. Developing Plugins and Widgets

Earlier in this book, you learned how to install plugins. Plugins are essentially a way to add to or extend WordPress's built-in functionality. There are thousands of useful plugins available from the online WordPress community, which do all kinds of things. In the earlier chapters we installed plugins that catch spam, allow FeedBurner to track RSS followers, import and display a Flickr photo feed, backup the WordPress database, and display titles and links from a feed in the sidebar. You can also get plugins that manage your podcasts, create a Google XML site map, extend the built-in photo gallery, integrate with social bookmarking sites, track your stats, translate into other languages, and much more. ...

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