Category: Talking Tech

WordPress Plugin Boilerplate, Part One

With over 50K packages in the WordPress.org plugin repository – all open source – the code within these plugins is all over the place. Getting a plugin hosted with WordPress just isn’t that difficult, and everyone from well-meaning amateurs to professional software development companies are represented. Each have their own coding styles and development standards (or lack thereof) and there are brilliant examples of stellar code and, well, examples of what not to do.