WordPress Plugin Development Course

Learn how I create modern, scale-able WordPress plugins from scratch.

In this course, I’m going to teach you how to build a modern-day WordPress plugin from the ground up. We will use the Underpin framework to build a plugin that can display an archive of different beers on your website, and we will customize the block editor to make working with this post type a breeze.

What This Course Covers

The basics of the Underpin framework

How to build a Gutenberg block

How to customize the edit beer screen

How to build a WP CLI command to generate, and test data quickly

How to set up a local WordPress environment

Methods to debug your WordPress plugin – both on a live site, and on a local site

How to work with Underpin’s template’s API

How to set up Webpack the WordPress way

How to compile Underpin so it can be safely distributed

This course is intended for developers who want to learn how to build custom WordPress plugins. No WordPress experience is required to follow-along, but you should know PHP, JavaScript, and React before you try to tackle this course. If you want to learn how to quickly build WordPress plugins that are easy to debug, scale well, and are easy to extend, this is the course for you.

What Others are Saying

Alex’s straightforward, absolutely no bullshit way of teaching is a breath of fresh air.

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Adam W. Warner
Global Field Marketing Sr. Manager, GoDaddyPro

The course content is great. I Feel like I’m getting WP super powers.

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Alan Charlesworth
Web Developer, Self-Employed

Suggested Prerequisites

  • A fundamental understanding of React
  • A fundamental understanding of PHP
  • A fundamental understanding of modern JavaScript

Course Information

Difficulty: Intermediate

Course Instructor

Alex Alex Instructor

WordPress developer. I’m serving my clients through my businesses – DesignFrame Solutions, or putting in sweat equity in my off grid life.

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