WordPress Widgets: Front To Back

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In this course, we’ll review the process of building custom WordPress widgets using the WordPress API and advanced development techniques. This course begins at ground zero, and assumes that you have no experience with WordPress widget development. Stick with me for a few hours, and you’ll learn a lot! Let’s get to it.

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What We're Covering

02:25

1.Introduction
1 lesson, 02:25

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1.1
What We're Covering
02:25

2.Our Local Development Environment
7 lessons, 37:44

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2.1
Setting Up MAMP
05:29

2.2
Creating Our Database and Installing WordPress
06:18

2.3
Configuring Our IDE
04:05

2.4
Preparing The Plugin Directory
04:27

2.5
Configuring CodeKit For LESS and JSLint
08:04

2.6
A Survey of the Widgets API
05:40

2.7
Stubbing Out Our Widget Based on the API
03:41

3.Creating The Widget
10 lessons, 1:06:37

3.1
Creating The Header Definition
04:46

3.2
The Constructor, Localization, and Hooks
14:59

3.3
Adding a Text Field
08:05

3.4
Data Sanitization
04:22

3.5
Adding a Textarea
05:36

3.6
A Brief Introduction To JSLint
03:21

3.7
Enforcing Constraints Using jQuery
08:18

3.8
Adding a Select Box
08:13

3.9
Adding a Checkbox
05:11

3.10
A Brief Introduction To LESS
03:46

4.Releasing The Widget
3 lessons, 14:11

4.1
Styling Our Widget Using LESS
04:52

4.2
What's Required For Release?
04:05

4.3
Writing The README and Course Conclusion
05:14


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Lessons:
21
Length:
2 hours
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About Tom McFarlin
Tom is a self-employed developer who loves writing, building, and sharing WordPress-based projects. He runs Pressware where he provides WordPress goods and services. You can follow him on Twitter.
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