If you can write WordPress plugins, you can make WordPress do just about anything. From making the site easier to administer, to adding the odd tweak or new feature, to completely changing the way your blog works; plugins are the method WordPress offers to customize and extend its functionality. This book will show you how to build all sorts of WordPress plugins: admin plugins, Widgets, plugins that alter your post output, present custom "views" of your blog, and more.

This book focuses on teaching you all aspects of modern WordPress development and usage. The book uses real and published WordPress plugins and follows their creation from the idea to the finishing touches, in a series of carefully picked, easy-to-follow tutorials. You will ...

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