Extending the WordPress Media Experience

The WordPress media experience powers the media modal and the media grid library view. Developers often need to customize this experience but get caught up in the weeds of the 9000 lines of Javascript under the hood.

This live coding talk will look at some of the architecture of the media experience, and walk through common use cases developers find for extending it.

What You’ll Learn

  • Tools created for tracing patterns in software
  • History of WordPress media
  • Underscores and Backbone.js
  • Model-view (MV*)
  • And more!