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EPT Empty Plugin Template


STILL BETA Use this emtpy wordpress plugin template to build your own.

Considering all the advices given in, and

Every important point will have it’s own page to explain.


  • multi language ability
  • uninstall routine
  • data delete routine (avoid orphaned data)
  • coding advices
  • security aspects (validating user inputs, nonces)
  • external third party stuff (Ajax, CSS, Javascript)
  • shortcode
  • WordPress scheduler (“cronjob”)
  • logfiles
  • capabilities

Remove plugin

  1. Deactivate plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  2. Delete plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

It’s best to use the build in delete function of wordpress. That way all the stored data will be removed and no orphaned data will stay.

To do

More translations. Does someone wants to help?


1. Upload EPT Empty Plugin Template to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
3. Adjust settings



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Changelog (03.03.2011)

  • adding submenus (24.02.2011)

  • small bugfix
  • testing on WordPress 3.1

0.1.1 (22.02.2011)

  • logfile handling

0.1 (17.02.2011)

  • first version