How to Write and Activate a Function in WordPress

How to Write and Activate a Function in WordPress

If you’re starting out developing your own WordPress plugins, or you’re creating your own themes, a skill you’ll need to learn is writing functions.

Maybe you’ve written a function which didn’t work and you’ve given up in frustration. Or maybe you’re confused by action and filter hooks and you’re not sure how to get your function to work.

In this post, I’ll help you get past any teething problems with writing functions. I’ll show you how to structure your function, give you best practice tips, and clarify the methods you can use to activate your function.

So let’s get started!

What You’ll Need

To follow along with this tutorial,…

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