20 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The Beginner’s Guide to WordPress Actions and Filters

When it comes to professional WordPress development, it’s imperative that developers understand both actions and filters – that is, it’s important to understand WordPress hooks. Simply put, hooks are what give us the ability to customize, extend, and enhance WordPress through…

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17 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Writing Extensible Plugins With Actions and Filters

One of the many things you will find when investigating a good plugin developer’s source code are custom hooks and filters that the developer has placed throughout the plugin. The presence of these action hooks and filters make the plugin “extensible”, meaning that other plugins and themes…

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26 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

The Difference Between Actions and Filters in WordPress

Have you ever looked at the add_action function in WordPress? I know, right? Some people’s minds just got blown…

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13 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Write a WordPress Plugin: 12 Essential Guides and Resources

Want to learn how to extend WordPress? Consider this a crash course resource for building your own plugin. WordPress plugin development requires a little bit of personal initiative. Get ready to jump in and teach yourself. But where should you start? We’ve prepared a list of the most essential resources for those who are new …

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