Nowadays, we mainly build custom websites, webshops and web apps using Laravel. Many of those websites have info pages or blog posts where the administrators want to be in charge of the content. How do we achieve this? We tried different wysiwyg editors, but it turned out that the functionality was too limited. Then we started thinking about WordPress, our framework of choice in the past. It has a great admin panel for maintaining content pages or a blog.
In this post we discuss how to use WordPress as a headless CMS and combine it with the flexibility of Laravel to build custom websites and web apps.
So you finished your website! Congratulations. All images are neatly aligned, posts and pages are SEO proof and it is time to go live. But what about security of your site? Hackers are all around and the platforms everyone uses (e.g., WordPress, Joomla, Drupal) experience a lot of attacks. Sometimes your webhost is helping out a little but it is advised to add some layers of security yourself. Here I will discuss the iThemes security plugin
Co-developing a complex WordPress application? Use Git. Take the first steps with this beautiful version control system and you will be happy to leave the old days of cowboy coding behind.