[wp-hackers] Best Plugin Template - For Developers

Andrew Nacin wp at andrewnacin.com
Thu Dec 23 16:53:21 UTC 2010

On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 11:39 AM, William Davis <will.davis at gmail.com>wrote:

> I generally look at plugins developed by core developers. Often they're
> very well documented so you know what's going on.
> An example would be Andrew Nacin's Log Deprecated Notices:
> http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/log-deprecated-notices

Just don't use any of the terrible, terrible cheap hacks found in that
plugin. Do as I say, not as I do, or something like that. :-)

Most of the time, look at the author. Plugins by any core developer (Mark,
Peter, Dion...), Otto, Ozh, scribu, Austin (filosofo), Jon (duck_), and many
others will all be solid plugins that are well-written (and usually


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