List Categories Widget Plugin and Tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to walk you through how to create a simple widget to list categories, and custom taxonomies, in your sidebar. The final result will be a complete plugin that you can drop into your wp-plugins folder and activate like any other plugin. The code for this widget will be based entirely…

Add a Short Code to Your Plugin

Short Codes are everywhere; they are one of the main features that theme authors advertise, and they are tremendous tools for plugin developers. Adding a short code to your plugin is quite simple, actually.