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Posts tagged: React

The Ultimate Overview of the WordPress Block Editor (Gutenberg) for Developers in 2022

I’ve been loosely following the noise and #wpdrama surrounding Gutenberg for as long as it has been around and honestly for the most part I’ve had negative feelings around it… Read more

Iain Poulson

Aug 25, 2021

Vue vs React: Which is the Best JavaScript Framework in 2021?

React or Vue.js, which JavaScript framework should you choose? React powers WordPress’ new editor while Vue.js is a popular framework in the Laravel community. In this post we’ll go over… Read more

Peter Tasker

Mar 17, 2021

5 Ways to Create a WordPress Plugin Settings Page

It’s been a while since I created a new WordPress plugin from scratch, but recently I decided to turn some code that was working just for me into a fully… Read more

Iain Poulson

Feb 18, 2020

Behind-the-Scenes: Replacing All of WP Migrate DB Pro’s jQuery with React

My latest task for WP Migrate DB Pro is creating a new user interface and rewriting all the JavaScript for the plugin and addons. It is no small feat, let… Read more

Peter Tasker

Apr 23, 2019

Vue vs React: 2018 Edition

Just over a year ago I wrote a 🔥-y piece comparing Vue.js vs React. Today, the argument about these two JavaScript frameworks is as alive as ever, but over the… Read more

Peter Tasker

Aug 21, 2018

How to Develop a WordPress Plugin Using Webpack 3, React and the REST API (part 2)

How to Develop a WordPress Plugin Using Webpack 3, React and the REST API (part 2)

This is article 2 of 2 in the series “How to Develop a WordPress Plugin Using Webpack 3” Have you ever wondered how to get React working with the WordPress… Read more

Peter Tasker

Oct 31, 2017

How to Develop a WordPress Plugin Using Webpack 3 & React (Part 1)

This is article 1 of 2 in the series “How to Develop a WordPress Plugin Using Webpack 3” If you’ve been working with JavaScript in the last couple years you’ve… Read more

Peter Tasker

Jul 19, 2017

Refactoring JavaScript: How to Avoid Technical Debt While Working with Legacy Code

Do you have a legacy JavaScript codebase you’re avoiding refactoring? So does WordPress. If you’ve been paying attention to WordPress core lately, you may have noticed that there has been… Read more

Peter Tasker

May 23, 2017

Using React and Laravel Lumen to Build a Company Status Board

A few months ago I bought an Apple Cinema display to use with my Macbook Pro. My plan was to use both screens, my Cinema display as my primary screen… Read more

Gilbert Pellegrom

Nov 17, 2015

WP REST API Part 1: Creating a Mobile App with WP-API and React Native

This is article 1 of 3 in the series “WP REST API” The WP REST API is a WordPress plugin that intends to be eventually integrated into WordPress’ core as… Read more


Jul 21, 2015