About the WordPress Plugin Development Course

This course provides a comprehensive learning journey, starting from understanding WordPress plugins, their requirements, and architecture, to an introduction to the WordPress Plugin API. It involves examining an existing plugin and studying WordPress coding standards.

Participants will learn about accepting user input, building plugin settings pages, adding AJAX support, and incorporating a plugin into an admin menu. The course also emphasizes the implementation of plugin security and accessing the WordPress database. It concludes with a walkthrough of the publication process and an understanding of the WordPress plugin repository, equipping learners with all the necessary skills to develop a WordPress plugin.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is ideal for PHP developers looking to expand their skill set and improve their employability. The course is also beneficial for aspiring web developers, WordPress enthusiasts, and anyone keen on understanding and leveraging the architecture of the world's most widely used CMS, WordPress.


  • Knowledge of PHP basics and functions
  • Light understanding of PHP object-oriented programming (OOP)
  • Ability to work with relational databases (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Understanding how PHP works with HTML forms and JavaScript

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Why Take the Course?

According to W3Techs, as of September 2023, WordPress has over 60% of the worldwide market for content management systems. A simple job search for “WordPress Developer” on LinkedIn revealed almost 2,000 openings worldwide. Understanding how to develop WordPress plugins can open up a vast marketplace for your skills. As a PHP developer, this course helps you expand your skillset, improve problem-solving capabilities, and increase employability in the web development industry.