180 minute intermediate workshop
WordPress is pretty good at letting content and marketing teams create and manage their own content. This is the main reason, why it is still so popular as a company web framework. However, most client websites grow organically to include more and more business processes into the WordPress application lifecycle, which ends up being problematic at best.
WordPress does not provide the proper architecture and mechanisms to deal with business processes in a reliable and scalable way. What's more, its code is mostly legacy procedural PHP, which makes it hard to create reliable and maintainable code on top of it.
This workshop will go through the concepts of wrapping a WordPress site into a scalable architecture, using a combination of existing and custom packages, that provides the following benefits:
The end result is a WordPress site that embraces most of the commonly accepted PHP best practices, while still offering the same well-known editing UX your company's content editors love.