HookPress: add webhooks to WordPress

This video is intended as a (remote) lightning talk submission for the first Webhooks Meetup/Hackup (http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/4049111/ ), August 6th, 2009. HookPress turns all of your WordPress-internal hooks into webhooks. Possible uses include generating push notifications or using non-PHP web technology to extend WordPress. The python twitter scriptlet demoed is based on code by Abi Raja:…

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How to Begin Creating a WordPress Plugin

Creating a plugin extends the power of WordPress. Follow along with this tutorial for a quick beginner’s course on how to begin the process of creating a custom plugin. In this tutorial, you will be introduced to: Why creating a custom plugin is a better choice over modifying core theme, plugin, and WordPress files. Why…

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