WordPress Plugin Development Quickies – Useful Code Snippets

Wordpress Plugin Development Tutorial

This post is a collection of short but useful WordPress snippets. Become a professional WordPress Plugin developer Take our online course WordPress Plugin Development – Learn by Building 8 Plugins to gain all the skills you need to start creating your own WordPress Plugins with PHP. Get the blog name in WordPress: Get a media … Read moreWordPress Plugin Development Quickies – Useful Code Snippets

Very Simple Tips to Protect your WordPress Site from Attacks

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WordPress is an Open Source CMS driven and extended by an incredibly large community. This has a lot of advantages: – Free or affordable access to a large variety of plugins, themes and tools to add “super powers” to your site. – Bugs are found and fixed fast. – Being as simple to use as … Read moreVery Simple Tips to Protect your WordPress Site from Attacks

How to Create WordPress Dashboard Widgets

how to create wordpress dashboard widgets

Wouldn’t it be cool to have your very own custom WordPress dashboard widget- a widget that will be displayed on your Dashboard page upon logging into WordPress? To get started, add the following contents to the functions.php file in your current theme directory: Under the above code in the functions.php file, go ahead and add … Read moreHow to Create WordPress Dashboard Widgets

Greeting Users in WordPress

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Somewhere along the line, you may find it necessary to greet visitors in a different way, based on conditions i.e. Are they logged in or not?. So, let’s take a look at this in code. Greeting a logged in user: Conditional Greeting: Another use for wp_get_current_user(): I hope you found this resource useful! Interested in … Read moreGreeting Users in WordPress

How to Create WordPress Siderbars

How to Add a Sidebar in Wordpress

In WordPress, a sidebar allows us to assign certain widgets to a sidebar_id and later reference this with the get_sidebar() function. Thus, allowing us to render specific widgets on any template page. To get started open up your theme’s functions.php file into your favourite text editor and add the following contents to the bottom of … Read moreHow to Create WordPress Siderbars

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