WordPress Web Application Development - Second Edition

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Learn
  • Develop extendable plugins with the use of WordPress features in core modules
  • Develop pluggable modules to extend the core features of WordPress as independent modules
  • Follow WordPress coding standards to develop reusable and maintainable code
  • Build and customize themes beyond conventional web layouts
  • Explore the power of core database tables and understand the limitations when designing database tables for large applications
  • Integrate open source modules into WordPress applications to keep up with the latest open source technologies
  • Customize the WordPress admin section and themes to create the look and feel of a typical web application
About

WordPress is one of the most rapidly expanding markets on the Web. Learning how to build complex and scalable web applications will give you the ability and knowledge to step into the future of WordPress.

This book is a practical, scenario-based guide to expanding the power of the WordPress core modules to develop modular and maintainable real-world applications from scratch. This book will consistently emphasize adapting WordPress features into web applications. It will walk you through the advanced usages of existing features such as access controlling, database handling, custom post types, pluggable plugins, routing, translation, caching, and many more while you build the backend of a portfolio management application.

After reading this book, you will have the ability to develop powerful web applications rapidly within limited time frames.

Features
  • Develop rapid web applications using the core features of WordPress
  • Explore various workaround techniques to prevent maintenance nightmares by identifying the limitations of WordPress
  • A practical guide filled with real-world scenarios that will guide you through how to build modular and scalar applications
Page Count 404
Course Length 12 hours 7 minutes
ISBN 9781782174394
Date Of Publication 27 May 2015

Authors

Rakhitha Nimesh Ratnayake

Rakhitha Nimesh Ratnayake is a freelance web developer, writer, and open source enthusiast. He has over 9 years of experience in developing WordPress applications and plugins. He develops premium WordPress plugins for individual clients and the CodeCanyon marketplace. User Profiles Made Easy and WP Private Content Pro are the most popular plugins developed by him. Rakhitha is the creator of WPExpertDeveloper, where he shares his latest WordPress plugins. Building Impressive Presentations with impress.js was his first book, which was published by Packt Publishing. He is also the author of the first three editions of WordPress Web Application Development. In his spare time, he likes to read books and spend time with his family.