Wordpress Web Application Development - Third 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
  • Manage permissions for a wide range of content types in web applications based on different user types
  • 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. WordPress 4.7 introduces some exciting new improvements and several bug fixes, which further improve the entire development process.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 consistently emphasizes 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; content restrictions; routing; translation; caching; and many more, while you build the backend of a forum management application.

This book begins by explaining how to plan the development of a web application using WordPress' core features. Once the core features are explained, you will learn how to build an application by extending them through custom plugin development. Finally, you will explore advanced non-functional features and application integration.

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

Features
  • Develop powerful web applications rapidly with WordPress
  • Explore the significant features and improvements introduced in WordPress 4.7 by learning the numerous tips and techniques in this book.
  • Unleash the power of REST API endpoints to make your interaction with websites new and innovative.
Page Count 536
Course Length 16 hours 4 minutes
ISBN 9781787126800
Date Of Publication 29 May 2017

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.