WooCommerce and WordPress have become a powerful combination for online commerce. Leveraging these two is the perfect combination for selling physical products, digital goods, and services online. It’s certainly no accident that it has become “the most customizable eCommerce platform for building your online business.”
The benefit of using any full-stack web application framework is that you don’t have to worry about the common tasks like input handling, form validation and the like, as the framework already provides wrappers for those features. Thus, it allows you to concentrate on the business logic of the application rather than reinventing the wheel over and over again.
If you want an easy way to create engaging, content-driven websites for you and your customers, you should give Drupal 8 a try. And Drupal modules allow you to take things a step further and create highly customized functionality for your site.
The new WPCOM.js library lets you harness the power of WordPress to build a free and easy-to-update back-end for your web or mobile apps. In our new short course, Get Started With the WPCOM.js WordPress API, you will learn how to use WPCOM with a WordPress.com site.
PHP is the language of WordPress. If you want to customize WordPress, for example by coding themes or plugins, PHP is the programming language you’ll need to learn.
In the first two parts of this tutorial series, we covered what dynamic page templates were and why they were needed. We also looked at the code required to implement them.
I’ve been developing with WordPress for around ten years now and, during that time, have used my fair share of Integrated Development Environments (IDEs). There’s certainly no shortage of choice these days, with literally dozens of different editors/IDEs available. (We’ll come to the distinction between an IDE and an editor shortly.)
In part 1 of this tutorial series I introduced the basic concept of dynamic page templates and created a standard page template as a foundation for future work. A WordPress child theme based on the Twenty Seventeen parent theme was used to implement the page template.
WordPress page templates are a great way to completely alter how particular web pages are displayed. You can use them to add a vast range of functionality to your site.
MailChimp makes it easy to send email to users of your WordPress site. And our new Coffee Break Course, Add MailChimp Signup to Your WordPress Site, shows you how to get set up with MailChimp in just ten minutes.
WP-CLI has been around for quite some time now (circa 2011) and has steadily gained momentum in the WordPress developer community. But what is it exactly, and how can you use it in your WordPress workflow?