To extend the functionality of WordPress, create a standalone plugin that can be activated and deactivated.
- As I explained earlier, the core of Task Book…is a custom plugin that extends the functionality…of WordPress to include Task custom post type,…some new custom fields, and a new user role.…Starting from scratch, I've opened my editor…and navigated to my local WordPress install.…From here, I'll go to wp-content, plugins,…and then inside the plugins folder,…create a new folder called taskbook…and inside that folder, I'll create a new file…called taskbook.php.…
This is will be the master file for the entire plugin…so from here we'll either add functions directly or…go to other files within the plugin folder…that have other functions.…Now we need to setup the plugin so…it can be registered in the WordPress site.…If I go into plugins right now,…you'll see we have Akismet, Hello Dolly,…JSON Basic Authentication and WP Auth Server…but there's nothing else here.…Getting a plugin to register with WordPress…is a pretty straightforward process.…Go to the WordPress.org plugin handbook…and navigate to "including a software license".…
- Planning the application
- Extending WordPress with a plugin
- Setting up the standalone application
- Configuring OAuth 2 in WordPress
- Building the task list view
- Building the new task view
- Creating a new task via the REST API
- Displaying conditional content
- Visualizing data using Graph.js
Skill Level Advanced
1. Plan the Application
2. Extend WordPress with a Plugin
3. Set Up the Standalone Application
Review of user flow2m 34s
4. Build the Task List View
5. Build the New Task View
6. Build the Update/View Task View
7. Bonus Features
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