In this video course, plugin developer Ben Croker will guide you through the concepts necessary to build your first Craft plugin.
But this isn’t just a boring list of instructions. You will learn, step-by-step, how to build a working plugin called Entry Count.
The course is broken up into small, absorbable chunks so you can learn in small increments and easily reference the material later. You’ll pull this course off the shelf from time to time to help you work through a problem during plugin development.
Here’s a video where Ben explains what the course covers:
There’s a bonus video on the most current information on moving your plugin to Craft 3 (still in beta, release date unknown).
Here’s what else you get with the course:
Ben will get you from not knowing how to develop plugins to having your first plugin done and working! He’s an experienced teacher that clearly explains how you can start creating plugins for Craft.
Take it from Ben’s previous students:
Ben’s knowledge of Craft combined with his relaxed and informal teaching style makes for a great learning experience. -Steve Abraham
Ben is great at taking a complex subject and breaking it down in a way that you can wrap your mind around. I thought that plugin development was something I would never understand, and happily Ben proved me wrong! -Jonathan Melville
Ben’s teaching methods were really easy to follow. He’s enthusiastic and cares about his work, which really comes through in his teaching style. He was patient, and gave great examples to make complicated principles seems straightforward. -Daryl Knight
The course is intermediate level. We assume you:
This is a course that teaches PHP developers how to develop plugins for the Craft CMS.
The course is about 1 hour and 30 minutes long and broken up into 17 different videos so you can easily learn from and reference the material.
Yes. The complete sample plugin code and slides from the course are available along with the course videos.
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