I think this is a key component of the future of WordPress, since doing it this way would enable any future admin UI to work natively in an iOS application as well as a web application. You would still have two apps, but everything that actually renders the output is based on the JSON, and therefore can be extended easily.
I’m gearing up for WordPress side projects this season. Seeking teams managing complex WP sites needing tech help. I have experience in technical site audits, custom RESTful integrations, and plugin feature work. Check the post for more information, links to relevant case studies, and how to get in-touch.
It would be so nice to have a basic microblog plugin/app that turned your WordPress site into a microblog using a custom post type. I haven't tried because I don't know how to make mobile apps.
Also, I've said "I wish I knew how to make mobile apps" one time too many. Perhaps this winter will be the time I finally learn React Native.
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