New Video Class: Editing Plugins with PHP Code Sniffer

Editing Plugins with PHP Code Sniffer

Editing Plugins with PHP Code SnifferIn this class, Topher shows you how to improve and contribute to a WordPress plugin.

Beginning with a fork of the plugin on Github, Topher demonstrates how to use PHP Code Sniffer to find all the non-compliant code. Topher then shows how to fix the code and then submits a pull request to the plugin author.

This is a great class for people new to WordPress plugins, Github or contributing to the WordPress community.

Outline of the Edit a WordPress Plugin Class

  • Introduction
  • Forking a Plugin on Github
  • Using phpCS
  • Merging Back to Github
  • Summary
  • Follow-up From Plugin Owner
  • Edit a WordPress Plugin Quiz


  • Rod Martin

    Rod holds two masters degrees and has been training people how to do "things" for over 25 years. Originally from Australia, he grew up in Canada and now resides just outside Cincinnati, Ohio. He has worked in both the non-profit and for-profit worlds, in small companies and large corporations. His extensive open source experience includes WordPress, Joomla and Drupal and he really knows how to help you get the most out of the system you chose. Rod plays ice hockey a couple of times a week and rides his Goldwing motorcycle pretty much everywhere he can.

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