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Building Web Apps with WordPress 2e, Paperback / softback Book

Building Web Apps with WordPress 2e Paperback / softback


WordPress is much more than a blogging platform. If you have basic PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript experience you can use WordPress to develop fast, scalable, secure, and highly customized web apps, mobile apps, web services, and multisite networks of websites.

Along with core WordPress functions and database schema, you'll learn how to build custom plugins, themes, and services for just about any kind of web or mobile application. In this updated second edition, Brian Messenlehner and Jason Coleman cover new features and functionality added to WordPress up to version 5.4.

All code examples in the book are available on GitHub. Compare WordPress with traditional app development frameworksUse themes for views and plugins for backend functionalityGet suggestions for choosing or building WordPress pluginsRegister custom post types (CPTs) and taxonomiesManage user accounts and roles, and access user dataBuild asynchronous behaviors with jQueryUse WordPress to develop mobile apps for iOS and AndroidIntegrate PHP libraries, external APIs, and web service pluginsCollect payments through ecommerce and membership pluginsLearn how to speed up and scale your WordPress appExtend the WordPress REST API and create custom endpointsLearn about WordPress Gutenberg blocks development


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 400 pages
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
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  • Category: Web graphics & design
  • ISBN: 9781491990087



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