In this video, learn how to filter a function to change the output.
We're going to cover how to filter and hook functions. … These are actually pretty advanced concepts … and if you learn both of these techniques … you're already half way to being … a WordPress plugin developer. … We're not going to go super deep into these topics … but because you may occasionally need to know how … to filter or hook an existing function in a child theme, … I'm going to cover it. … In many cases you won't need to know this … but I think it's better to show you what filters … and hooking a function looks like … so you have it in case you need it. … We're going to look at filters first. … Filters let you take a little bit of content … and modify it without changing anything else. … So, a plugin might do a ton of things … with events, start dates, and payments, … and you just filter what the title … of that event looks like without having … to rewrite the entire plugin. … This is incredibly powerful since you can just … find the filter and change the content … without having to change the plugin itself. …
- Setting up your development environment and editor
- Picking a parent theme
- Creating a child theme
- Including style sheets
- Creating and modifying styles
- Modifying functions
- Hooking functions
- Creating and modifying template files
- Adding menus and functionality
- Migrating theme files to a live WordPress site
Skill Level Intermediate
Using the exercise files1m 13s
1. Building on a Solid Foundation
2. Creating a Child Theme
3. Child Themes and CSS
4. Working with Function Files
5. Working with Template Files
6. Add New Functionality
7. Wrapping Up
Next steps1m 4s
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