User Submitted Image Gallery – Part 3

In part three of the User Submitted Image Galleries series, we’re going to look at automatically creating our “guest” user account, and process the image uploads from the submission form. This is where our plugin really begins to take shape. After this section, we will get into actually displaying our images on the “gallery” page.…

Introduction to Using Nonces for Form Validation

Nonces are used to add an extra layer of security to WordPress. They are typically used when submitting form data to ensure that the form is being submitted from where it’s supposed to. Nonce fields help us protect our forms from malicious attacks and non-authorized submissions. This tutorial will introduce you to using nonces in…

Create a Simple Mail Chimp Sign Up Form

In this premium-members only tutorial, we’re going to take a brief look into working with the Mail Chimp API to create a newsletter sign up form for your WordPress site. The final result will be a complete plugin that you can install on any WordPress site to begin accepting email subscriptions to your Mail Chimp…


Display Messages in the Dashboard with Admin Notices

Ever noticed the messages WordPress displays when you activate a plugin, or save settings? Or the messages that some plugins show in the dashboard, perhaps notifying you of a missing requirement? These are called Admin Notices and I’m going to show you how to add your own in your plugin or theme. They’re really quite…

Localizing and Translating WordPress Plugins

In order to be kind to our friends that do not speak the language we have written our plugin in, it is always a good idea to fully localize your WordPress plugin. This means make it “ready for translation”. If you are one of those that is blessed with the fluency of more than one…

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