Do You Want to Build a Plugin?

By Courtney | Must Reads (Curated)

Have you ever wanted to write a plugin for WordPress?    Writing a plugin for the first time can seem scary but it really isn’t.  The more you create the easier it will become.   I’ve written numerous plugins for clients but none for the general public.  I have a notebook in Evernote dedicated to plugin ideas!  I have a goal to build and release one of those plugins by the end of the year.

Joseph Herb from wrote an excellent guide on developing a WordPress plugin.  He tell us,

“The main task for beginner is to first build a solid plugin foundation that meets WordPress requirements and make plug-in more recognizable. Your plug-in should follow common practices and conventions that accepted by community.”

So if you have ever wanted to write a plugin for WordPress so check out the article and get started!