WordCamp Orlando 2019
As a plugin or site developer, you can improve the user experience of your application by processing tasks in the background, or even on a separate server. Let’s take a look at the options, benefits, and trade-offs when implementing queues to handle background tasks.
Settings, widgets, HTTP requests, shortcodes… WordPress gives plugin developers more than a dozen PHP APIs. Using these APIs enables developers to write extensions the “right” way, using methods, actions, and filters that make plugins forward-compatible, maintainable, and extensible. We’ll take a tour of these APIs, exploring when and how to use them to build a WordPress plugin.