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Plugin is used to add features to the site without modifying the core code.

While building plugin you can also use AJAX to save the form after submit, retrieve data from MySQL database, file upload, etc.

In the plugin, AJAX is implemented as same as implemented on the theme.

In this tutorial, I show how you can create a custom plugin and send an AJAX request in WordPress.

How to send AJAX request from plugin in WordPress

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In WordPress, you can easily customize the page by editing the page.php file of the active theme. But the change will affect on all pages where no need of customization.

You can avoid this by creating the custom page template.

Using this you can design different-different layout for the pages and add extra content to it without affecting regular pages on the site.

In this tutorial, I show how you can create and add the custom template to the page.

How to create custom page template in WordPress

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AJAX makes easier to perform operations without submitting the form like – fetch, insert, delete records from MySQL database, file uploading, etc.

Using AJAX in WordPress is a little different. Here, need to consider two things –

  • AJAX sent URL should be admin-ajax.php.
  • wp_ajax action hooks.

In this tutorial, I show how you can handle AJAX request in your WordPress theme.

How to send AJAX request from WordPress theme

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In WordPress plugins is the PHP script that extends the functionality of the website. They can easily be downloaded and install from the WordPress Dashboard.

You can also create your own plugins and use it.

All plugins are managed in wp-content/plugins/ directory.

In this tutorial, I show how you can create a simple WordPress plugin.

How to create simple WordPress Plugin

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In WordPress, Shortcode is special tags which specified within the [] brackets and use on the page, post, and widget.

The code is replaced with some other content when previewing the page.

It can also take parameters.

Shortcode is flexible and allows you to place it wherever you want.

In this tutorial, I will show how you can simply create Shortcode with or without parameters and use in WordPress.

How to Create custom Shortcode in WordPress

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Normally a WordPress theme shows the same sidebar content on each page or posts and not allow to define unique sidebars.

Sometimes you may want to display different sidebar according to the content to get more conversion from the page.

In this tutorial, I am using Content Aware Sidebars plugin to set up an entire sidebar that will populate with widgets and assign to posts and pages.

It’s pretty simple to use.

How to Display Different Sidebar on Specific Pages in WordPress

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