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Create a new WordPress plugin

Let's create a new plugin!

Navigate to your WordPress plugins folder and run the following command:

npx create-wp-project plugin

The script will prompt you for a plugin name and local development URL (used for BrowserSync). After that, your new plugin will be installed:

After the script is finished, please follow the instructions provided by the setup script.

All additional steps after the initial setup are done using WP_CLI commands, so please make sure that you have WP-CLI set and ready to use.

What is next?‚Äč

Now that we have the plugin set on your local environment, let's do something with it.

Please make sure you read the Basics chapter to better understand how the project is set and what is included to make your developing experience as smooth as possible.