Building Web Apps with WordPress (epub3)

Referentie: 9781449364793


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ean 9781449364793
subtitel WordPress as an Application Framework
formaat EPUB3
auteur(s) Brian Messenlehner, Jason Coleman
editie 1
aantal pagina's 462
taal EN
publicatie datum 2014-04-08
bestandsgrootte 3.38 MB

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WordPress is much more than a blogging platform. As this practical guide clearly demonstrates, you can use WordPress to build web apps of any type—not mere content sites, but full-blown apps for specific tasks. If you have PHP experience with a smattering of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you’ll learn how to use WordPress plugins and themes to develop fast, scalable, and secure web apps, native mobile apps, web services, and even a network of multiple WordPress sites.

The authors use examples from their recently released SchoolPress app to explain concepts and techniques throughout the book. All code examples are available on GitHub.

  • Compare WordPress with traditional app development frameworks
  • Use themes for views, and plugins for backend functionality
  • Get suggestions for choosing WordPress plugins—or build your own
  • Manage user accounts and roles, and access user data
  • Build asynchronous behaviors in your app with jQuery
  • Develop native apps for iOS and Android, using wrappers
  • Incorporate PHP libraries, external APIs, and web service plugins
  • Collect payments through ecommerce and membership plugins
  • Use techniques to speed up and scale your WordPress app

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