Developing for Easy Digital Downloads

Andrew is here to teach us how to extend and develop alongside one of the most popular WordPress eCommerce platforms: Easy Digital Downloads. In this presentation, you’ll learn how to write your add-on and how to leverage documentation to tap into the many hooks and internal APIs provided.

Follow along as one of the most prolific Easy Digital Downloads (EDD) Add-on authors takes you through his process of building custom plugins for EDD. For this presentation, we will be looking at a real-world need and stepping through everything that needs to happen to make it a useful, working add-on.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to access customers’ purchase information
  • Resources for EDD developers
  • How to engage with customers after purchase through the purchase confirmation page
  • Using the EDD_Session class tool
  • How to build a basic plugin settings page using EDD
  • How to use the plugin’s settings on the front end