USING WORDPRESS WITH STATIC SITE GENERATORS

WordCamp U.S. 2019

 

Who Am I?

  • Senior Web Engineer at Gatsby in Denver, CO
  • Denver native
  • WordPress Developer for 10+ years
  • I love WordPress, and Open Source in general
  • Creator & maintainer of WPGraphQL

Jason Bahl | @jasonbahl

JSON

Gatsby is a free and open source framework based on React that helps developers build blazing fast websites and apps

File System

MySQL Search

Theme API

REST API

WP MEDIA OFFLOAD

GraphQL API

Enables you to do the same things you do with WordPress today, but better

WordPress User Request

Gatsby User Request

  • Template Hierarchy
  • Routing
  • Search
  • Preview
  • Live Data Updates

What We're Working On at Gatsby

WordPress is just for blogs

& marketing sites

& ecommerce sites

WordPress is an application platform

NOT JUST

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Just a Static Site Generator

Just a Static Site Generator

NOT

Gatsby is an application framework

Application
Platform

Application
Framework

WCUS 2019

By Jason Bahl

WCUS 2019

WordPress as a headless application framework for Gatsby

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