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Here you'll find classes on WordPress development. These videos will show you how to build WordPress plugins and widgets. You'll learn how to use the WordPress API and to debug code issues on your sites. You'll also see how to publish a plugin on WordPress.org an bring up up to WordPress coding standards.

Why Should Developers Use WordPress?

Why Should Developers Use WordPress?

In this introductory class for developers, Topher explains why coders choose to use WordPress for their site.

WordPress 11 lessons 48 minutes Intermediate
How to Develop WordPress Plugins

How to Develop WordPress Plugins

This class is a step-by-step guide to building your first WordPress plugin. In this series, you're going to build a to-do list plugin. The plugin will use a custom post type, a custom taxonomy and a shortcode for the output. As you build the plugin, you'll learn about the best practices for WordPress development, including how to follow the recommended coding standards. 

WordPress 26 lessons 2.57 hours Advanced
How to Use the Developer Plugin in WordPress

How to Use the Developer Plugin in WordPress

The WordPress Developer plugin is an essential tool for anyone who develop sites in WordPress.

WordPress 19 lessons 45 minutes Advanced
How to Build a WordPress Widget

How to Build a WordPress Widget

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.

WordPress 12 lessons 48 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the WordPress API

How to Use the WordPress API

If you are a WordPress developer, you need to learn about the WordPress REST API. This is the new feature that will define working with WordPress in the future.

WordPress 17 lessons 1.2 hours Advanced
How to Publish Your Plugin at WordPress.org

How to Publish Your Plugin at WordPress.org

In this class, Topher demonstrates how to get your own plugin published at WordPress.org

WordPress 8 lessons 27 minutes Intermediate
How to Contribute to a WordPress Plugin

How to Contribute to a WordPress Plugin

In this class, Topher takes a published WordPress plugin and improves it by bringing into compliance with the WordPress Coding Standards.

WordPress 7 lessons 17 minutes Advanced
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