Plugins for building web apps with WordPress

Super Progressive Web Apps (Free)

Generate a manifest.webmanifest file for making your app work well on mobile.

Beaver Builder (Paid)

My page builder of choice. The posts module makes it easy to display data.


Advanced Custom Fields (Paid)

My field editor of choice.


ACF Frontend (Free)

Combined with Advanced Custom Fields, this is a very powerful combination. Let users interact with posts and user data.

Theme My Login (Free)

Makes it easy to let users sign in and have access to a dashboard, protected by a sign-in.

Recommended addon:

  • Social: Let users sign in with Twitter, Facebook, or Google
  • Restrictions: Limit access to content based on users being signed in

Custom Post Type UI (Free)

A free way to add things that users want.