Using WordPress as a headless CMS must sound like blasphemy for many developers and users, that reduce WordPress to just a blogging software. But with the advent of the REST API in 2015 we wanted to try using WordPress as the backend for our own mobile app: Beergarden Finder Munich.
The new “Gutenberg” editor is supposed to be the future of WordPress. The project aims to completely revamp the editing UI and leaves behind many old paradigms. But many of those are well established, loved and needed for future developments. So I’m asking myself: What about structured data?
We use WordPress every day as the Content Management System of our choice. And the variety of use cases is huge! From a little blog, over a backend for a mobile app, to a huge editorial system. We trust WordPress as the tool for most of our needs. But why? What makes WordPress so versatile and reliable?