Have you always wanted to write your own page caching plugin for WordPress? Probably not. In any case, I’ll be doing exactly that, tomorrow at around 9 UTC during a live broadcast on Twitch and YouTube. For educational purposes of course, as part of our WordPress training program at Koddr.io.
I’ll be starting from scratch, with a stock WordPress site. I’ll briefly look at how some of the most popular page caching plugins work to get some ideas. I’ll then write out a list of features for the new plugin, and start coding right away.
It will probably take a few hours to get it into decent shape. I’m setting aside around six hours for the entire stream, but you never know. The end result will be published to a public repository on GitHub under the GPL, for everyone to be able to explore, adapt, extend and transform into the caching plugin of your dreams.