WordPress Plugin Development Cookbook, the perfect companion for plugin developers

August 2012 | Cookbooks, WordPress

Packt recently published its latest WordPress title, WordPress Plugin Development Cookbook written by Yannick Lefebvre. With the help of this book, readers can learn how to create plugins and configuration panels in order to bring new capabilities to WordPress. It shows how to tailor Wordpress to meet the needs with new content types, custom widgets, and fancy jQuery elements, without breaching security needs.

WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool, and a dynamic content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. It has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system, and is currently the most popular CMS in use on the Internet.

WordPress Plugin Development Cookbook offers easy-to-follow instructions to accomplish tasks that range from basic plugin creation and configuration to advanced customization techniques. Every topic is accompanied with realistic examples showing how it can be applied to solve common problems, followed by clear explanations on each concept.

Readers will find it easy to create WordPress plugins of varying complexity, which include writing a few lines that change a specific function, to complex extensions that provide intricate new capabilities. They will know how to add entire new sections and widgets in the administration interface, and how to change and extend WordPress to perform virtually any task.

The book will enable readers how to:

- Prepare an efficient development environment
- Add new sections to administration interface for plugin configuration
- Make content dynamic with JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX
- Add new widgets to WordPress library
- Create new content types using WordPress action and filter hooks

The complete book coverage, along with table of contents can be viewed here: http://www.packtpub.com/wordpress-plugin-development-cookbook/book

This book can be used by WordPress users, developers, or site integrators with basic knowledge of PHP. To check out other titles on WordPress available with the publisher, visit: http://www.packtpub.com/books/wordpress


WordPress Plugin Development Cookbook
Over 80 step-by-step recipes to extend the most popular CMS and share your creations with its community

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/wordpress- plugin-development-cookbook/book

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