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Posts tagged: Plugin Development

WordPress Plugin Development Best Practices: Template Files

When we talk about templates in WordPress we are normally referring to page template files in the theme. However, there are plugins that use template files to display content, and… Read more

Iain Poulson

Dec 15, 2022

PHP Static Analysis

Get Started with PHP Static Code Analysis

Imagine a world where your IDE or code editor detected problems before you even ran the code. Imagine if whole categories of errors could be automatically identified and easily eliminated… Read more

Ross Wintle

Dec 21, 2021

Why You Should be Using WP_DEBUG_LOG in Your WordPress Development

Whether you’re a developer, or a site owner troubleshooting a problem with your site, understanding the WP_DEBUG_LOG constant for turning on the WordPress debug log is very important. In this… Read more


Apr 13, 2021

How We Improved Composer Support For Our Premium Plugins Again

Composer is my go-to method of managing free plugins in WordPress sites. However, managing premium plugins is a little more tricky. Last year we introduced full Composer support for our… Read more

Iain Poulson

Mar 19, 2019

Announcing WP Offload SES

WP Offload SES: Announcing A New WordPress Plugin For Amazon SES

If you’ve been following along on the blog, you might have been aware of the new plugin we’ve been working on. The long-awaited release day is finally upon us. Whether… Read more


Jan 21, 2019