Build a plugin instead.
Today I read the first four chapters of the WordPress Plugin Handbook and found it very useful. I learned about the basics, security, and hooks. It’s a good resource and there is a lot more to read up on in this handbook: shortcodes, settings, custom post types, the HTTP API, and more.
I also found the following resources I want to review:
- Core APIs
- Action Reference
- Filter Reference
- Slash – Singletons, Loaders, Actions, Screens, Handlers
- An MVC Inspired Approach to WordPress Plugin Development
- Implementing the MVC Pattern in WordPress Plugins
But, to be honest, I’m getting a little stir-crazy and I just gotta load up Sublime and start writing some code. So, I’m going to keep today’s post short and spend the next few hours working on coding tutorials and writing throw-away code.
It’s going to be fun.
Oh yeah, note to self: the alignment of that bulleted list is driving me insane. I may have to work on CSS a little sooner than I thought.