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Kailan Wyatt is a Web Developer that focuses on Opensource technology. With a love for WordPress and Joomla, he spends his time developing Web Applications on each platform. He has begun sharing his knowledge at B4uCOde, his venture site.

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Create A WordPress Bookshelf Plugin

This tutorial explains how to create a WordPress bookshelf plugin that displays books on a shelf like Smashing Magazine’s eBook page. Some key WordPress functionality will be showcased throughout the tutorial that could benefit your own project.

The article covers how to create post types, shortcodes and meta fields using WordPress’ functionality and how to combine them to make a fully configurable plugin. To begin, we’ll explain how to register the plugin, develop the back-end functionality and then create the front-end display using shortcodes.


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