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…

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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…

Write an Advanced Maintenance Mode Plugin

This tutorial explains the process behind writing a Maintenance Mode plugin for WordPress such as the one I released a few days ago: CGC Maintenance Mode. The final result of this tutorial will give you an advanced plugin capable of putting your site into maintenance mode, while allowing authorized users to view the site normally,…

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