How to Build a WordPress Widget
Released: November 29, 2017
Length: 48 minutes
Certificate: Finish lessons and pass the quiz with 70%
There are thousands of widgets you can use on your WordPress site. However, sometimes you just can't find one that fully meets your needs. In this class, Topher works through the process of creating a sidebar widget from scratch.
This class introduces several important concepts for any WordPress developer to master. By the time you finish this class, you'll understand how WordPress developers use the Widgets API, code documentation, and a wide range of important functions.
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Christopher DeRosia (Topher) has been "doing the web" since 1994. With the advent of PHP in 1998, his web sites became much more dynamic and exciting.
He is an accomplished programmer, having written his own content management systems and managed some very large websites. He loves to help people enjoy their websites and believes, "playing with WordPress is fun!". He has built over 30 sites with custom themes and plugins.
Topher lives in Michigan, USA.