Allow us to introduce Mantle, a framework for building websites and applications using WordPress. Mantle is a layer that sits between WordPress and your custom code, providing you all the benefits of the WordPress CMS with a developer experience similar to Laravel.
Earlier in the year, Alley Interactive rebuilt and launched The New Republic, resulting in over 100 million pageviews on launch day.
As part of the site rebuild, the team created and implemented a number of user-experience improvements notably spoken-word versions of articles and a Read Later feature, which allows a reader to return to a position on the page across devices.
— Alley Interactive (@alleydev) October 19, 2013
Presenting in the Development & Performance track, Drew will dive into:
1. How the Read Later feature was built