Tag Archives: WordPress Development

5 Must-Have WordPress Plugins for Theme Developers

WordPress Plugins for Theme Developers

Are you developing a new WordPress theme? When I started off, I had a little trouble debugging the website and testing it. But then I discovered these excellent powerful plugins that helped me. So here is my list of the top 5 WordPress Plugins for Theme Developers. Plugin #1 Debug Bar Debug Bar plugin adds a “Debug” menu to the admin bar. …

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WordPress Post Type, Post Format and Taxonomy

Post Type, Post Format and Taxonomy in WordPress

If you are fairly new to WordPress I am sure you may have heard some of the “geek-terms” in the WordPress World – like posts, pages, categories, tags, taxonomies, post types etc. In the article, I will help you get your head around some of these terms and their practical applications. First the basics. WordPress can display many different types of …

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Personalising Bones WordPress Starter Theme in 5 Steps

Personalise Bones Theme in 5 Steps

After doing various dry runs of the different Starter Themes, I decided to go for Bones. It is not as barebones as Underscores and not as complicated as Sage. It gives me the ideal spring pad to launch my WordPress Theme development journey. In this short article, you can personalise “your” Bones theme in 5 easy steps. Step #1 Rename Bones Theme Folder When you …

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Using Hooks & Shortcodes in WordPress Plugin

WordPress Plugin Development using Hooks and Shortcodes

This is the second article in the series about developing a WordPress Plugin. You can read my previous article about Getting Started , but here is a short summary. Step #5 Plugin Prototyping In the last article, I got all my files and folders ready. But first I want to work out the logic for implementing the five functionalities. For this, I first created a …

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WordPress Plugin Development – Getting Started

WordPress Plugin Development Goal

One of my Web Development goals for August is to get my feet wet by creating my own WordPress plugin. And because I like sharing (yes, I am good like that! 🙂 ), I thought let me share what I am learning regarding WordPress Plugin development with you all. If you like this article, let me know in the comments below and …

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