WordPress Development Kit

View the Project on GitHub wpXtreme/wpdk

Welcome to WPDK.

WPDK is the acronym of WordPress Development Kit. It is a PHP framework written for WordPress environment, that improves WordPress kernel and enhances its base functions and classes. The primary goal of WPDK is to make productive, solid and easy to maintain the creation and the evolution of your plugins and themes.


Getting Started

  1. Copy wpdk folder in your plugin directory.
  2. Include the main wpdk.php
  3. Enjoy

Developer Guide


Organization of the file system

The file system structure is not binding: following this standard nomenclature and organization is strongly recommended, in order to make it readable and compliant with other plugins.

Here it is:




Include the latest WPDK version.


Silent is golden.

This file is here only for security reasons.


This is the main file of the plugin and you can name it as you like. In this file you have to:

require_once( trailingslashit( dirname( __FILE__ ) ) . 'wpdk/wpdk.php' );

Issue and Bug Tracking

Have a :bug: bug? Please create an issue here on GitHub that conforms with our guidelines.