Jeff Bowen: Easing Into React On Your Existing WordPress

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June 17, 2017

Have you wanted to play with React, but didn’t know how to get started on a “real” project?
Do you want to add some flair and interactivity to your site, but love your theme and don’t want to start over from scratch?
Are you curious what all the fuss is about the WordPress REST API?

Tool up to create some custom pages! Whet your whistle for modern front-end development & get a taste for WordPress as an “App Platform.”


How to build a single-page application on top of your existing WordPress
How to start hacking on React / JSX components and figure out what to do with component state and properties
How to interact with some standard REST API endpoints from your application, and add some new ones!

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