Using Classes in WP

Looking through WordPress core and examples, it’s easy to think WordPress doesn’t support using classes. Do a search for something like “how do I add custom post types” and you’ll find snippets with instructions like “copy / paste this into your functions.php file”. Yes that makes it easy, but that doesn’t mean it’s the right thing to do. Follow along with this video and I’ll show you how to start writing your WordPress code as classes and give an example of how you might benefit from this.

Steven Quinn

With a master’s degree in Visual Effects and Animation, Steven is a coding whiz and a jack of all trades. He handles web development, graphic design, and 3D modeling and rendering. Before co-founding Figoli Quinn with Tony, Steven worked as a designer and web developer at a financial services company and at other agencies. Steven is a former member of the University of Oregon marching band, and when he’s not working you are likely to find him playing any of the various musical instruments he knows.

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