How Make a WordPress Plugin from Start to Finish [Guide]

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If you have any interest in plugins, or even in either WordPress or coding in general, it’s likely that you’ve considered creating a WordPress plugin. However, it can be a lengthy and difficult process sometimes. So how do you go about it?

The guide below will walk you through from start to finish, giving you the basic guidelines to follow all to way from planning to release.

If you’ve been reading our blog for a while, you’ve probably seen some of our tutorials on developing plugins using different technologies like React and Vue. But when not writing examples for blog posts, we rarely if at all dive into creating a new plugin – there’s a lot more that goes into it before we write a single line of code.


In this week’s post, we’ll be taking a look at everything we do to create a new product or WordPress plugin. We don’t adhere strictly to any specific software development process, but the method we’re using currently seems to work well.

Read the full article: How We Create WordPress Plugins: From Idea to Release