Innovation and creativity are key to making a successful product, but sometimes it’s better not to reinvent the wheel – especially if someone else has already figured out a good way to make it.
Below is a list of advice from highly successful plugins and the people who made them, offering you the chance to learn from their mistakes and successes and improving the chances of your own plugin making it to the top alongside them.
Superstar physicist Sir Isaac Newton famously admitted that, “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”
Why not steal a trick from his stance and learn from the successes of accomplished plugin developers to help in creating your next project?
In this article we’ll go through some top tips from the developers behind three of the top WordPress plugins out there: NextGEN Gallery, Easy Digital Downloads and WordPress SEO by Yoast.