WordPress Plugin Development Resources

Some resources I've collected that will surely help in developing WordPress plugins.

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Some resources I’ve collected that will surely help in developing WordPress plugins.

WP Gear – A compendium of resources

Researching Hooks

http://wpseek.com

Generator for post types, queries and much more

http://generatewp.com/

Options and frameworks

http://wptheming.com/options-framework-plugin/

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/plugin-options-starter-kit/

https://github.com/lpointet/WordPress-Plugin-Skeleton

http://pluginstarter.com

http://themeshaper.com/2010/06/03/sample-theme-options/

https://github.com/seedprod/_wpseed

http://www.ilovecolors.com.ar/how-to-add-a-color-picker-to-your-wordpress-plugin-or-theme/

Using the Settings API

Otto’s WordPress Settings API Tutorial

Playing with the WordPress UI for Your Plugin

http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/integrating-with-wordpress-ui-the-basics/

http://yoast.com/custom-post-type-snippets/

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Testing Your Plugin

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/log-deprecated-notices/

Reset Your Database

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-reset/

WordPress Hooks, Actions and Filters (Extensible Plugins)

http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2012/02/16/inside-wordpress-actions-filters/

http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/plugins/writing-extensible-plugins-with-actions-and-filters/

http://pippinsplugins.com/?s=extensible

WordPress Plugin Frameworks

http://w-shadow.com/blog/2012/06/26/list-of-wordpress-plugin-frameworks/

WordPress Coding Standards

http://wp.smashingmagazine.com/2012/07/19/guide-wordpress-coding-standards/

Jean Galea
Jean Galea
Jean Galea is an investor, entrepreneur, and blogger. He is the founder of WP Mayor, the plugins WP RSS Aggregator and Spotlight, as well as the Mastermind.fm podcast. His personal blog can be found at jeangalea.com.

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