WordPress is one of the most widely used content management systems for building websites. One of the reasons for its popularity is the vast collection of plugins available that extend its functionality. If you want to add a specific functionality to your WordPress website, you can either look for a plugin that does that or build your own. Building your own plugin may seem daunting at first, but it’s not as difficult as it sounds. In this blog post, I’ll guide you through the steps of building a basic WordPress plugin.   Step 1: Set up your environment Before you start building your plugin, you need to set up your development environment. You’ll need a local installation of WordPress on your computer. You can use tools like XAMPP, WAMP, or MAMP to create a local server environment on your computer. Once you have WordPress installed, you can create a new folder in the ‘wp-content/plugins’ directory and name it after your