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How to display number of post views WordPress

In this tutorial, we would be learning on how to display number of post views WordPress using a WordPress plugin. Tracking the views of your post and see them growing can be a satisfaction for the writer. This is why we are going to use a WordPress plugin to show the unique view count in […]

How to display the last updated date of your posts in WordPress

In this tutorial, we would be learning on how to display the last updated date of your posts in WordPress. Showing the last updated date of a post can be very beneficial. This allows your users to know that your post is still valid today, meaning it is kept up-to-date. Some posts really need to […]

Create plugin in WordPress step by step tutorial for beginners

This tutorial will guide you on how to create plugin in WordPress. WordPress plugins are simply PHP scripts that extend the functionality of your WordPress website. If you have a running WordPress website and you need to add some functionality you can always rely on the wordpress plugin directory, this enables you to add functionality […]

How to create CRUD operations plugin in WordPress

In this tutorial, we would learn how to create crud operations plugin in WordPress. This tutorial will demonstrate a WordPress plugin that can do CRUD (Create/Insert, Read/Select, Update, Delete) operations. Since we are creating a plugin that interacts with the database you might want to read these tutorials (How to connect to WordPress database and […]

How to create a contact form plugin in WordPress

In this tutorial, we would be dealing with how to create a contact form plugin in WordPress. There are tons of contact form plugins in the WordPress plugin directory. There are also contact form included in some WordPress themes. If you are wanting to become one of those developers in the repository then you got […]

How to create database tables when your plugin is activated

In this tutorial, we would be learning on how to create database tables when your plugin is activated. If you are developing your own WordPress plugin, chances are there are some data you need to save to keep your plugin running. Sometimes it can be inputs or some configurations on your plugin. It is recommended […]

How to add custom column in WordPress post

In this tutorial, we would be learning on how to add custom column in WordPress post. If you are creating a plugin that is meant to be used on posts, then you might need this function. You might have noticed that there are six (6) default columns in the WordPress posts table. The goal of […]

How to create a dashboard widget in WordPress

In this tutorial, we would be learning on how to create a dashboard widget in WordPress. If ever that you are developing a plugin that needs a report generation then this one is the perfect tutorial for you. This tutorial will make your plugin able to show a widget in your administrator dashboard. You can […]

How to create a settings page for your WordPress plugin

In this tutorial, we would be learning on how to create a settings page for your WordPress plugin. Whether the plugin that we are creating is small or big, sometimes we just need a setting for it. It can be from asking a user to pick between yes or no, it also can be asking […]

How to create cron job in WordPress

In this tutorial, we would be learning how to create cron job in WordPress. Sometimes you just need some automated functions in your WordPress plugins. Maybe you need to generate a report every 12 hours and you need to do this automatically, this is the function that you need to make this possible. Did you […]