Extending WP Pusher
The core of WP Pusher is built around a dependency container and is therefore very extendible. The container makes it super simple to add new dependencies or replace existing ones. WP Pusher also has a few hooks that you can hook into if you want to build an extension to the plugin.
WP Pusher has 4 event hooks that are useful if you are building an extension, such as the WP Pusher Slack extension. The 4 hooks are:
The plugin hooks return a plugin file object and the theme hooks return a stylesheet object. Here's how one of them is used in the Slack notifications plugin:
The WP Pusher container is a typical dependency injection container. It has 2 public methods, bind() to add a new dependency and make() to create a new dependency. When registering a dependency, you should use the "wppusher_register_dependency" hook. As an example, let's say we wanted to build a WP Pusher extension that could install plugins and themes from Dropbox. Here's how that could be done:
Note: This is very technical and you definitely don't need to understand any of this to use WP Pusher! :-) Also, if you are building something like this for WP Pusher, you should definitely reach out, so we could discuss and brainstorm it together! 💪
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