A headless WordPress site is one that uses WordPress for content management and another custom frontend stack to display that content to site visitors. Using WordPress as a headless CMS is an innovative idea that is bringing more users into the WordPress ecosystem, and the main reason for this is that it can be integrated with almost any language or framework without sacrificing the strong editing capabilities that the majority of users are accustomed to. The marketing and content teams can use the WordPress interface while the development team can use their favorite tools like React and GraphQL in a familiar Git workflow with headless WordPress. Read this blog to learn more about the headless WordPress site. This article will demonstrate how to convert WordPress into a headless CMS.
To set up WordPress as a headless CMS, follow these steps:
Search for “headless mode” and then Install and activate the Headless Mode plugin:
Log in to cPanel on a separate tab.
In the FILES section of the cPanel home screen, click File Manager:
In the left sidebar, click on the directory where the WordPress is installed, and then look for the wp-config. php file. Right click on the wp-config. php file, and click Edit:
Insert the following line at the beginning of the file ( after the first set of comments), and the click save:
define( 'HEADLESS_MODE_CLIENT_URL', 'REPLACE-WITH-YOUR-URL/wp-admin/' );
On the WordPress Administration Dashboard, click on the Settings, and then click Permalinks:
To redirect any request to the login page, set the Permalinks setting to Plain, and save the changes:
For more information about using headless WordPress, please visit: https://www.a2hosting.com/blog/what-is-a-headless-content-management-system-cms/
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