Once you really know what you're doing, you can amp things up further with these advanced WordPress tutorials. These are really aimed at users with some coding skills.
29. Build a client portal with WordPress
This tutorial walks though how to extend WordPress into a central client portal (opens in new tab), where they can easily view and download documents, videos and images. This kind of thing is increasingly expected in web projects. The portal will serve each customer with a unique and password-protected link that doesn't appear in the regular navigation.
30. Use WordPress as a headless CMS
You’ve seen the benefits of CDNs (content delivery networks) that can store your image, audio and video files on servers optimised for fast delivery, and can duplicate those files across the world for speedy delivery to those regions if needed. What if your entire website could benefit from this approach? Benjamin Read explains how a headless CMS (opens in new tab) can help you build more robust, scalable website.
31. Customise Admin Columns in WordPress
Want to get insight into all of your content at a glance? The WordPress admin area (opens in new tab) is a bit lacking on that score, so in this tutorial you'll learn some simple custom solutions using a ready-to-deploy plugin.
32. Implement a Service Worker for SPA WP sites
Service workers are a popular way of speeding up meaningful renderings of and interactions with any browser. In this tutorial (opens in new tab), learn how to implement service workers for a website that runs on WordPress, with the goal of speeding up loading time and providing offline-first capabilities.
33. Power a blog using the WordPress API
34. Build a skin for your web app with React and WordPress
This WordPress tutorial by Muhammad Muhsin, the co-founder and lead developer at Laccadive IO, explains how you can build a SPA WordPress theme (opens in new tab) with React, and why this is a good choice for your web app's backend technology.
35. Add code-splitting capability to WP sites
It's not easy for WordPress websites to implement code-splitting (opens in new tab) through WebPack. So in this tutorial Leonardo Losoviz implements his own version of code-splitting for the open-source PoP framework.
36. Make a dynamic site static using a content CDN
Wouldn't it be great to have a WordPress website whose dynamic content (opens in new tab) can be exported as static files? In this tutorial, Leonardo Losoviz explains how you can combine both worlds – switching to a static site generator without having to abandon WordPress.
37. Override styles in WordPress
Occasionally you might find that a new plugin conflicts with your installed theme or with another plugin, and the results can ruin your site's looks. Fixing such conflicts can be quite a challenge; this tutorial talks you through some techniques for overriding conflicting CSS (opens in new tab).
38. Hide your login page from hackers
Even WordPress sites that don't get much traffic attract huge numbers of malicious login attempts (opens in new tab). There are a number of different strategies you can use to help protect your site. This WordPress tutorial runs through one simple way to make yourself less visible to hackers.
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