WordPress is a blogging CMS that manages our content like a professional well manager diary that is accessible by everyone easily. To maintain their feature, WordPress provides custom development to make it more beautiful and easy for all users around the world by letting them contribute and add new features into WordPress. Besides providing us with features like creating posts and pages, WordPress also offers good support for enhancing site functionality through themes, adds-on, and plugins. In this awesome article, we will share with you a simple and easy Ajax Post request single page WordPress Plugin full code. To move ahead, you must have basic knowledge of WordPress Custom Plugin development and PHP Ajax Requests.
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What is Ajax Exactly?
Why PHP Ajax Is Different From WordPress Ajax?
Ajax with PHP is different or you can say easy because you just have to directly hit the Ajax function that will post and return the PHP file data after processing whereas in WordPress you can hit Ajax but that can not directly hit the PHP file because for security purpose it should go through
wp-ajax.php WordPress core file that why it seems different from simple PHP-Ajax coding. Anyway, here we will make it easy and clear for you in one go.
Creating the Plugin:
Let’s start by creating a plugin that will demonstrate the upper logic. One more point is that it will keep all the codes in one main file that’s all means you do not need different files to be created in the plugin folder. To create a plugin in WordPress in the wp-content plugins folder, make a folder for the plugin called
WP-Testing-Plugin. Inside this, create a file called
WP-Testing-Plugin.php, which will be the main file of our plugin.
In this file, let’s now put the plugin header as follows:
Creating WordPress plugins is extremely liberating and a great way to gain a deeper knowledge of how WordPress works and to show your creativity and ideas with the WordPress community. If you haven’t already, We urge you to try your hand at creating a plugin. If you do and come up with sometimes useful, don’t forget that you can distribute it freely to others via the WordPress plugin directory. Have you already created your first plugin or plan on creating one soon? If so, we would love to hear about it in the comments below!