Chapter 5. Snazzy Archives

This chapter covers the creation of a very sleek and stylish looking WordPress enhancement. The purpose of the Snazzy Archives plugin will be to present your site archives in a unique visual way.

Snazzy Archives

In order to achieve this visual output, we will read all posts from the WordPress database and display them using a combination of HTML, CSS, and jQuery.

We will incorporate our plugin into a PHP class to make it easier to use and maintain. We will also learn a few template tricks and how to integrate the plugin output to WordPress pages easily.

Finally, we will create an options page so that users can control various aspects of ...

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