August 5, 2015 — This presentation gives an in-depth look into how to extend or modify core functionality without touching core files. Learn how to use actions and filters as well as create their own custom hooks. We also take a look at some core hooks, and the best practices when it comes to using them.
November 17, 2014 — Developing your first plugin can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. This presentation assists beginner to intermediate developers in understanding the basics of plugin development by walking through a basic plugin step by step. It goes over hooks, how important they are, how they are used, and what hooks are available to you in WordPress core as well as some good practices to keep your plugin sharp.