This section explain the folder structure of a plugin and what they contains . below is a snap of how the structure look like
This is test plugin folder structure which contains everything a plugin can have , below explain what each folder and file is doing
This folder will contains your css files and you will need to register the css files in the loader.php file. You can check how to register css file in this tutorial.
This folder will contains your functions you use in managing your plugin, crea8social pro uses a functional way programming because of speed and easy customization for anybody with basic php knowledge. You also need to load any functions file in this folder in the loader.php file, check loading functions tutorial to know how to load a functions file.
This folder contains your view files or template files example is list.phtml which can be called with the view() function to load it.
This folder contains your languages file like english.php , and note its is good to start with english.php and easily add more language from admin panel
This folder contains your pages files , crea8social pro uses what we call pager to load each page just like MVC method in which you need to register each page with pagers in the loader.php file , check how to register pages in this tutorial.
This file contains information about the author of the plugin and name and description of the plugin below is a snap of test plugin info.php
This is the file where all registration and hooking will be and other tutorials will definitely be directing you to register one or two things in this file and you move on with your lesson
This file contain settings that will show up in the user admincp -> settings menu below is a snapshot of test plugin settings.php file
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