Tag: plugin development

WordPress Hooks, Actions, and Filters: What They Do and How They Work

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This article introduces one of the most important topics in WordPress development: WordPress hooks, including action hooks and filter hooks. They are at the core of not only how WordPress plugins work, but nearly all code throughout the WordPress ecosystem. By that I mean most WordPress themes also use them. As does “WordPress core” itself. WordPress hooks are kind of the *must know* topic in WordPress development.



How We Make Money Selling Premium WooCommerce Plugins

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This is a guest article by Katie Keith, co-founder of UK WordPress agency Barn2 Media.¬†We loved her story about how to make money with WordPress and her advice on moving full-time into plugin development, and we’re happy to share what she’s learned with you!

A lot of people have written about how competitive WordPress has become and how difficult it is to make money with WordPress from products such as themes and plugins. Others believe there’s still plenty to be thankful for in WordPress.






Adding Markup to Your WordPress Footer Without Theme Changes, An Action Hook Example

As a complement to our last Quick Guide, this week we’re going to offer an example of what it’s like to use your first action hook in WordPress. In this case, we’ll use the wp_footer action to add some markup to our WordPress footer. As the video details, you’ll probably want to do this for very basic HTML in the theme most times, but this way works with absolutely any theme you might run. Speaking of the video, if watching is your preference: