WordPress Web Application Development

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Learn
  • Adapt existing WordPress features and functions into web applications
  • Develop extendable plugins with cutting-edge codes
  • Build and customizing themes beyond conventional web layouts
  • Integrate the latest trending web development technologies into WordPress
  • Use third-party plugins and libraries to simplify application development
  • Master tips and tricks using existing WordPress features
About

Developing WordPress-powered websites is one of the standout trends in the modern web development world. The flexibility and power of the built-in features offered by WordPress has made developers turn their attentions to the possibility of using it as a web development framework. This book will act as a comprehensive resource for building web applications with this amazing framework.

"WordPress Web Application Development" is a comprehensive guide focused on incorporating the existing features of WordPress into typical web development. This book is structured towards building a complete web application from scratch. With this book, you will build an application with a modularized structure supported by the latest trending technologies.

"Wordpress Web Application Development" provides a comprehensive, practical, and example-based approach for pushing the limits of WordPress for web applications beyond your imagination.

This book begins by exploring the role of existing WordPress components and discussing the reasons for choosing WordPress for web application development. As we proceed, more focus will be put into adapting WordPress features into web applications with the help of an informal use-case-based model for discussing the most prominent built-in features. While striving for web development with WordPress, you will also learn about the integration of popular client-side technologies such as Backbone, Underscore, and jQuery, and server-side technologies and techniques such as template engines, RSS feeds, Open Auth integration, and more.

After reading this book, you will possess the ability to develop powerful web applications rapidly within limited time frames with the crucial advantage of benefitting low-budget and time-critical projects.

Features
  • Develop powerful web applications rapidly with WordPress
  • Practical scenario-based approach with ready-to-test source code
  • Learning how to plan complex web applications from scratch
Page Count 376
Course Length 11 hours 16 minutes
ISBN 9781783280759
Date Of Publication 18 Nov 2013

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.