Leveraging the WordPress Coding Standards to review plugins and themes

Leveraging the WordPress Coding Standards to review plugins and themes

Presented on March 24, 2018 at WordCamp Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Ever been hesitant to upgrade to a newer WP version as you weren’t sure whether the theme and the plugins you use would be compatible ?
Or wondered whether installing a certain plugin would open your site up to security risks ?
Or maybe whether you would be able to present your customer with an interface in their language for a certain plugin ?

No matter whether you are a developer or you can’t tell divs from eval’s, PHP Codesniffer and the WordPress Coding Standards can help you. Let me tell you how…

Relevant links:

* https://github.com/jrfnl/QA-WP-Projects/
* https://github.com/squizlabs/PHP_CodeSniffer
* https://github.com/WordPress-Coding-Standards/WordPress-Coding-Standards
* https://github.com/wimg/PHPCompatibility/

* http://php.net/download
* http://getcomposer.org/
* https://packagist.org/packages/jrfnl/qawpprojects

* https://github.com/WordPress-Coding-Standards/WordPress-Coding-Standards/issues/1157
* https://github.com/squizlabs/PHP_CodeSniffer/pull/1948


Juliette Reinders Folmer

March 24, 2018