Creating a mobile app with WordPress REST API and React Native

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WordPress can work as an excellent back-end platform for your next native app, especially if it is content-driven or an online shop. In this article, you will learn the foundations for building mobile apps with React Native and WordPress.

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Managing WordPress with WP-CLI

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WP-CLI is a command line interface which allows the users to manage their WordPress web sites from the command prompt. Upgrades can be performed, backups can be generated, new posts can be published and most of the regular admin actions can be performed with a set of commands.

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Create a WordPress Post from Node.js

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WordPress uses an XML-RPC interface by default. XML-RPC is a remote procedure call (RPC) protocol which uses XML to encode its calls and HTTP as a transport mechanism. With WordPress XML-RPC support, you can post to your WordPress blog using many popular clients. You could even consider writing your own client application using Node.js. Let’s do a proof of concept.

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Saving Data to MongoDB Database from a Node.js Application

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In this tutorial we will be creating a very simple Node application, that will allow users to input data that they want to store in a MongoDB database. You can use the the existing template in XenServer to launch a Linux machine with Node.js and MongoDB pre-installed.

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How To Configure DHCP Server 2016 Filters

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DHCP Filters are primarily used to further shield an infrastructure by allowing or denying specific clients based on their MAC addresses. Setting up DHCP Filters is quite simple and works at the server level, not at Scope level.

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Using Xen Orchestra to create Virtual Machines

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Using VirtualBox, HyperV or similar in the labs is a great way to fire up Virtual Machines. However, this method pretty much ties you to that lab machine, unless you are willing to do a (pretty big) export/import of your VM on a regular basis… not very realistic. What if you could access your VMs from anywhere in the college… or even outside… using just a browser? Well now you can!

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