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EPT Empty Plugin Template

An empty plugin template to start with, including the most basic necessary stuff. Take this as some kind of workshop.

STILL BETA Use this emtpy wordpress plugin template to build your own.

Considering all the advices given in http://codex.wordpress.org/Writing_a_Plugin, http://codex.wordpress.org/Creating_Options_Pages and http://planetozh.com/blog/2009/09/top-10-most-common-coding-mistakes-in-wordpress-plugins/

Every important point will have it's own page to explain.

Including:

  • multi language ability
  • uninstall routine
  • data delete routine (avoid orphaned data)
  • coding advices
  • security aspects (validating user inputs, nonces)
  • external third party stuff (Ajax, CSS, Javascript)
  • shortcode
  • WordPress scheduler ("cronjob")
  • logfiles
  • capabilities

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.1.4
Last Updated: 2011-2-16
Downloads: 3,365

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