A road map is a very useful things to have for any long term project. Without one, it can be easy to get off track and miss your deadlines or other goals. And creating WordPress plugins is no exception.
The article below will show you how to create a solid roadmap for the development of a WordPress plugin, going from choosing between the different types of roadmaps, to expanding it into a full fledged plan. Roadmaps really help break down your plans into actionable goals, so it can be well worth the time it takes to create a good one for your team.
A product roadmap “translates strategic decisions into actionable plans that provide direction for the development team and other stakeholders” (Strategize). It is a Document (the smaller the better) that you share with key stakeholders (the folks who care about / are affected by your product) to communicate direction, get their input, and facilitate alignment. A roadmap is not a backlog or a checklist of todos (those are important, but different).
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