If you’re creating plugins for WordPress, chances are you’ll need to use AJAX at some point. Today I want to share with you some of the best resources I’ve found while I was learning how to use AJAX in plugins myself. Hope you find them useful.
I’ve made it a habit to use versioning while developing WordPress plugins, it helps keep everything organised and safe.
You of course also need to use version control when uploading plugins to the repository. Here are the two main applications I’m using. One of them is for Git, which I use locally on my Mac, and the other is for Subversion, which I use to upload plugins to the repository.
Here are some good resources and tutorials dealing with the subject of Object Oriented WordPress plugin development.
Lately as I delve deeper into plugin development, I’ve been keeping a WordPress installation where I have a few of the most exemplary plugins installed and activated. That way, when I have some doubt about user interface, or how to perform a particular piece of functionality, I can always refer to one of these plugins.
A recent poll on WPMayor showed that the majority of readers of this site are WordPress developers. This post is thus catered to theme developers, and we are going to highlight some of the tools and resources which every WordPress theme developer should be aware of.