Written by Jacob Nicholson
With the huge popularity of WordPress today, many users want to be able to extend the powerful CMS further. This means going out to the WordPress plugin directory and trying out a few plugins for the task at hand.
Sometimes plugins aren't kept up to date, or a specific feature you really want just doesn't exist. In these cases you can hire a WordPress plugin developer, or you can dive in for free and start making your own!
Creating your first WordPress plugin
In this guide we'll create our first WordPress plugin, highlighting important things to keep in mind.
Create your first WordPress plugin to begin learning WordPress plugin developmnet step by step.
If you want to see the finished result, look at the Extra Post Info WordPress plugin for the source code.
This tutorial series covers the following topics: