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WordPress 3 Plugin Development Essentials by Everett Griffiths, Brian Bondari

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Summary

We've gone through a lot of topics in this chapter, and we've taken you step by step through a sensible development flow. Here's what we've covered:

  • Structuring a plugin: How to prepare an outline of key components and implement them slowly, allowing you to test as you go
  • Accessing post information: Different ways of obtaining data from the post such as title, permalink and content
  • Checking WordPress version: How to check that our plugin is compatible with the user's version of WordPress
  • Using WordPress hooks: How to use actions and filters to get to trigger functions in our plugin
  • Include external JavaScript files in your plugins using WordPress' wp_register_script() and wp_enqueue_script() functions

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