This is a tutorial for plugin developers that explains the basics of the Plugin API or Application Programming Interface. Chances are, if you are seeking to learn about becoming a WordPress plugin developer, you probably have worked with some APIs in the past. The WordPress plugin API is one that was developed so WordPress developers no longer have to use outdated hacks to add special features to WordPress. Before WordPress version 1.2, the only way to do such modification was with hacks. The term hack is no longer necessary with the WordPress plugin API because it adds hooks for developers […]
About Ian Lin
Ian Lincicome is a web developer and freelance writer with over 20 years experience in web development and writing. He specializes in Web Development, Custom WordPress Development, Programming, Online Application Development, Fiction Writing and Technical Writing. He enjoys sharing his knowledge with others on WPHub.com.
This is a beginner level tutorial for WordPress users and developers who may have forgotten their admin password to log into the WordPress admin dashboard which is necessary to update any WordPress blog or website. I will provide several possible solutions for different situations. There is even a solution if you don’t know the username, password or email for logging in. The simplest way to recover a password involves at least knowing the username and having a correct email account associated with WordPress, but I realize this is not always the case and therefore have written this WordPress password recovery […]
This is a beginner level WordPress post to teach beginner to intermediate WordPress users some of the things they may not have picked up just by learning the basics. No doubt you may already know some of these methods, but surely you will learn a couple things here even if you have been using WordPress for some time now. This tutorial concentrates on features of the WordPress dashboard, also known as the WordPress admin. It covers most of the features that are not obvious. I don’t cover some of the basic options that most of you probably already know already […]
This is an advanced tutorial for WordPress developers looking for ways to secure their WordPress blog or website beyond that of the everyday user. I will demonstrate how implement some of the more advanced security measures into your WordPress website or blog to enhance the security of your website and server. This is the fourth and final part to my series of WordPress Security tutorials. You can find the provioous articles here: WordPress Security Tips; In-depth Guide to WordPress Security; Advanced WordPress Security Tips. You might want to read those first to get an idea of what should be done […]
This is a semi-advanced level tutorial on WordPress security measures necessary to protect your WordPress blog or website from various security threats. It is meant as a follow up to the beginner and intermediate level tutorials I have also written on WordPress security measures. Why Use More Advanced Security for WordPress The main reasons for the more advanced security measures are to protect your website from hackers who like to go into popular WordPress blogs and mess around. Whether their goal is to add malware, install spyware, spam or steal valuable & sensitive information, there are ways to circumvent many […]