Thanks to core contributor, Tom McFarlin, for writing up this great series of posts on WP Tuts+ dissecting the recommended coding standards for WordPress theme and plugin development. The WordPress Coding Standards: An Introduction The WordPress Coding Standards: Naming Conventions and Function Arguments The WordPress Coding Standards: Single Quotes and Double Quotes The WordPress Coding … Continue reading A Great Series on WordPress Coding Standards
Thanks to Gennady Kovshenin for the awesome, thorough article on WordPress Actions and Filters. I would say it gives you about everything you need to know. Thanks man!
The Codex documentation on the Shortcode API shows just how easily you can add a shortcode to your site. There's a good tutorial on how to do this over on WP Tuts+