508 – Planning out a WordPress Plugin
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Planning out a WordPress Plugin
Let’s think about the steps to create a WordPress polling plugin.
Basically it’s a plugin that has a few simple questions – who will have the most gold medals at the Olympics and will you watch.
The things to think about:
- Where will you store the data?
- What data will you collect?
- What limitations are there to store in the
- Is all of that data necessary?
- Do you want folks to be able to vote more than once? If not, how can you control that?
- How long do you store the data?