WordPress Plugin Development -> Deep dive discovery!
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WordPress Plugin Development -> Deep dive discovery!

Develop your profitable WordPress Plugins! Discover the easy to follow 5P step-by-step method for WP plugin creation!
4.6 (21 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,654 students enrolled
Last updated 11/2015
Current price: $17 Original price: $40 Discount: 58% off
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 7 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create your own WordPress Plugin from scratch.
  • Make money selling plugins to paying customers.
  • Make back the investment by the first plugin you build instead of buy
  • Use WordPress Hooks to create real WP plugins
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  • Some basic web development knowledge
  • PHP and SQL knowledge is helpful
  • Having done some WordPress experiments :)
  • Willingness to dive deeper !

Developing WordPress plugins is hard and you’ll get CONFUSED and LOST

You may THINK that is true - and this is exactly what I thought

But - you know what I found?

Developing your own WordPress Plugins is EMPOWERING. Using plugins you can now bend the WordPress platform completely under YOUR command!

When I first started looking into what plugins are available I was disappointed

I STRUGGLED with finding usable plugins.

Many of them don’t work and those that DO work often don’t deliver to the exact demands me or my CUSTOMERS have

Then it got worse…

I spent a LOT of time and effort trying to hack my way through the WordPress codex

WAY too much time!

Finally I have discovered simple STEP by STEP methods to create a highly USABLE plugin - methods that you can use in YOUR OWN projects or even put on the market!

I’ll be your tour-guide throughout this FUN adventure - I will WALK with you through the methods that I use to build fully integrated WordPress Plugins!

I am EXCITED to see that you have started your own journey into the world of ADVANCED web site development!

In this course I’ll lead you - step by step - focusing on the most IMPORTANT and difficult tasks you need to complete!

My promise to you is this:

  • Discover the 5P step-by-step method to PREPARE - PLAN - PROTOTYPE - PRODUCE - and finally PROFIT from a solid plugin
  • Create a fully working WordPress Plugin using PHP and MySQL.
  • Take the ready made plugin and CUSTOMIZE as you like. Use for your own website or sell as part of a BIGGER solution to local clients where you can charge hundreds or even THOUSANDS of dollars!

This How-to course is fast-paced - so hold on as we SPEED ahead. If you feel I am going too fast - just rewind the video and watch it again :)

By following the lectures carefully, you can get a job as a web developer or even sell full featured websites to high-paying customers.

Does this sound exciting?


So - Let’s get started

Enroll now!

There is absolutely no risk when purchasing with the full 30 day money back guarantee.

And - I’ll throw in these bonuses:

  • Download the full code for the working plugin we develop
  • Get the WordPress plugin Cheat Sheet - with tips and tricks for the most used functions
  • Invitation to a live Q&A where you can dive even DEEPER

Just hit the BIG BLUE take this course button and get started!

I can’t wait to see those AMAZING WordPress plugins that you’ll create using these methods!

IMAGINE having your own Plugin up and running TODAY, right after going through this course - and be EARNING big - soon after that!

Don’t get left behind - ENROLL NOW and invest in your future

Feel the power this NEW skill set will give you.

Take this course now!

Who is the target audience?
  • Web Developers
  • PHP Developers
  • WordPress Developers
Curriculum For This Course
39 Lectures
Introduction to the course
1 Lecture 01:14
PREPARE - STEP 1 - Plugin 101
6 Lectures 12:30

WordPress: Plugin Structure

WordPress: The LOOP and Hooks

WordPress: Plugin Shortcodes

WordPress: Admin Access, Metadata and Widgets

WordPress: Custom Tables - Taxonomies - Post Types

So what have you learned about WordPress plugins so far?

WordPress Plugin Questions
1 question
PLAN - STEP 2 - Data Storage
5 Lectures 09:31

What is the name of the WordPress MySQL database?

Opening phpMyAdmin and creating a simple database

Physical Deliverable: SQL Script

Action Step: Create the table
PROTOTYPE - STEP 3 - Bootstrap Prototyping
6 Lectures 22:57

Shortcode prototype

Admin prototype

Memberlist detail prototype

Physical Deliverable: Prototype

Action Step: Get the prototype up and running!
PRODUCE - STEP 4 - Plugin Development
18 Lectures 01:27:12

WordPress Plugin shortcode: Defining constants and creating the file structure

WordPress Plugin shortcode: Creating the form handling

WordPress Plugin shortcode: Quick test and some bug fixing

WordPress Plugin Admin: Adding a new menu

WordPress Plugin Admin: Key insight!

WordPress Plugin Admin: Listing the members for edit and insert

WordPress Plugin Admin: Display the actionable list of members

WordPress Plugin Admin: Hooking up the Bootstrap CSS

WordPress Plugin Admin: Displaying the EDIT form for a single member

EDIT form: Handle the Cancel button - (and fixing some post errors)

EDIT form: Handle the Delete button

EDIT form: Handle the Update button

WordPress Plugin Admin: Connecting ADD NEW menu item

ADD NEW MEMBER: Creating the display form for a new member

ADD NEW MEMBER: Handling the insertion of the new member

Action Step: Finish developing your own plugin!
3 Lectures 01:11
Congratulations on finishing the Develop a WordPress Plugin course and a BONUS

Physical Deliverable: Working WP Plugin

BONUS! Special thanks
About the Instructor
Thrandur Arnthorsson
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8,627 Students
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BsCS, Web Solution Provider and Entrepreneur

Thrandur has a BS degree in Computer Science from the University of Iceland and a Diploma in Entrepreneurship from Klak Business Accelerator.

He has great passion for spreading the joy of web design and web development using best practices and simple and easy to use tools - preferably free.

Through the years Thrandur has created a number of popular websites and rock solid software solutions - some for high paying customers. Recently he discovered how to use free tools like Inkscape and Bootstrap 3 to create beautiful web designs and how to use WordPress, Bootstrap 3, PHP and MySQL for profitable web development.

Discover how YOU too can create inspirational websites using mood boards and style tiles to mobile first design! Have your customer feast her eyes on the bright and rich style tiles you create with Inkscape and allow them to taste the sweet and colorful nuggets of Bootstrap 3 goodies!

Dive further into the world of WordPress and Bootstrap 3 web development. Sink your teeth into some amazing and tasty Bootstrap 3 treats. Enjoy the sweet aroma when you crack open the colorful pieces of smooth CSS and HTML goodies. Delight your guests with an attractive and custom baked website that you magically piece together into a wonderful WordPress theme.

ENLIST NOW in these courses to inspire your boss and draw in new customers with your stunning skills.


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