WordPress React Framework

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React is one of the most popular JS libraries for building front end apps. WP is the most used CMS on the planet. Combined, you're looking at a powerhouse of performance and content creation — introducing Frontity, a React framework for WordPress.

More and more developers are moving to JavaScript frameworks like React & Vue.js to build lighting fast websites & super responsive applications — WordPress developers are no different, welcome Frontity.

New ‘latest & greatest‘ React frameworks are released almost daily, Frontity is different. Mainly because Automattic, the group behind WordPress, backs them. Not just figuratively, but literally as big investors.

How does Frontity work?

Frontity connects seamlessly with WordPress so you can focus on building your website or blog.

No complex configuration is left to the developer and the number of concepts you need to learn are minimal. You can keep editing your content in WordPress while Frontity serves a static site to give you a huge performance boost. It’s a server side, dynamic framework for headless WordPress sites and blogs. Here’s how it works:

Frontity, a React Framework for WordPress

Frontity is a cinch to setup.

Frontity gives you a big head start by providing many of the common queries already built in. There’s zero setup, everything is already wired up (React, Webpack, Babel, Routing…) so that you can jump straight in and start creating your site. But that’s not all:

  • It does Server Side Rendering (SSR) right out of the box
  • Works great for dynamic content & SEO
  • It’s lighting fast since it renders static sites
  • It has a flexible extensibility pattern similar to WordPress
  • It’s used by millions of readers, learn more

Chris Coyier over at CSS-Tricks put together a great article on how to setup & use Frontity for the first time, check it out.

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