108 – The Dangers of the functions.php File
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Dave Clements (http://doitwithwp.com/)
Some of the questions that were covered on today’s episode:
– Tell me a little about yourself. Who is Dave Clements?
– How long have you been using WordPress?
– Why do you cringe when I mention adding code to your functions.php file?
– Where should I be putting this code?
– Is it hard to create my own plugins?
– Can I put several snippets of code in one plugin?
– How can I make sure that some the website owner doesn’t accidentally turn off my plugin or remove it
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