How to create a CRUD system in WordPress – 2018

This article on creating a CRUD system in WordPress was published back in 2014. However we noticed that this topic became even more actual, so we decided to give it a fresh look.

What is a CRUD system, how to integrate a CRUD system for MySQL in your WordPress site, what are the pros and cons of using different approaches?

Table of contents

What is a CRUD system?
Why would you need a CRUD system in WordPress?
How to integrate a CRUD system in WordPress site?
The easiest solution – try to find a suitable plugin
Start a new WordPress plugin
Create editor back-end (PHP classes)
Create a front-end interface (HTML, JS, PHP)
Connect front-end with back-end with AJAX calls (JS)
Test, refine and debug

CRUD vs REST: What’s the difference
How does REST work?
How Does CRUD work?
The Foundation and Principles of REST

What is a CRUD system?

The abbreviation CRUD comes from Create, Read, Update, Delete. Which, in other words, means a data management system. In web, it would most probably mean a piece of software which manages entries in your database. Usually, it refers to MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL, or other DB engines.

Picking a WordPress quiz plugin: The best to choose from

While videos and podcasts are excellent ways to keep users engaged, they entail a lot of time and effort to plan, prepare, and market. On the other hand, a quiz is an exceptional way to increase user stickiness and all you need is a WordPress quiz plugin, and you’re ready to go.

Paypal vs Stripe in WooCommerce: What’s the difference?

PayPal and Stripe remain the most popular payment gateways that WooCommerce supports. Why? Both Stripe and PayPal provide free WooCommerce extensions, have equitable rates, ensure seamless transactions, and stand by trustworthy business practices. But who wins the battle Paypal vs Stripe?