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.

Alternatives:

Advanced Custom Fields (Paid)

My field editor of choice.

Alternatives:

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.