Securing your wordpress plugin isn’t a difficult task or cumbersome because wordpress implements several tools to make your code safe and secure. We will exploore how to secure your plugins from internet pirates.
WordPress offers an object that can be used to access data form default tables and custom tables. The
$wpdb object contains several methods to read, insert, delete and update records from tables. Let’s explore these methods in details.
Integrating your plugin in wordpress is the first step in building plugins. There are many different ways to integrate your plugins including adding menus and submenus, adding metaboxes and adding widgets. Let’s explore how to add menus and submenus for wordpress plugins.
WordPress provides a great API to create and interact with widgets. Widgets are a great way to allow plugin users to build their blog sidebar easily. I will show you how to create widgets, add widget options and display it in the sidebar.
PHP5 introduced exceptions, a completely different way to handle errors. Simply, exceptions like sensors detect any error occur within your code and output a bunch of data to handle these errors. Let’s see how these exceptions work.
In order to build hyperlinks in our applications. We might do this by hand but laravel provides a number of helpers to build URLs. Let’s explore them.
WordPress 3.3 introduces the ability to create custom help tabs in plugin pages. You can use these tabs for plugin documentation to allow users to quickly understand your plugin function. I will show you how to add a help tab to your plugin configuration page.
MySQL aliases are simply nicknames used to express tables, columns and functions’ names. These nicknames can be used in your queries to make them short and neat. Let’s explore this feature.
PHP provides a set of functions to test classes and objects. These functions allow you to know more information about classes and objects that you are using at runtime. All these functions provided by PHP reflection API but their simplicity make them the first choice.
WordPress rewrite API used to convert URLs from something programmatically convenient to something user and search engine friendly. This article will give you some background information about wordpress URL rewriting principles and API.