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WordPress Web Application Development - Second Edition by Rakhitha Nimesh Ratnayake

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Web application layout creation techniques

As we move into developing web applications, the logic and screens will become complex, resulting in the need of custom templates beyond the conventional ones. There are a wide range for techniques for putting such functionality into the WordPress code. Each of these techniques have their own pros and cons. Choosing the appropriate technique is vital in avoiding potential bottlenecks in large-scale applications. Here is a list of techniques for creating dynamic content within WordPress applications:

  • Static pages with shortcodes
  • Page templates
  • Custom templates with custom routing

Shortcodes and page templates

We discussed static pages with shortcodes and page templates in Chapter 2, Implementing Membership ...

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