Who knew AJAX was so darn easy these days? As you can see, leveraging the strengths of WordPress themes and jQuery's AJAX events and requests, it's very easy to make some mighty dynamic sites. In this chapter we took a look at:
Creating custom loading content and hijacking (hijaxing) links to do with as we please
.getJSONand other site's APIs
Creating our own custom AJAX loading comment form (probably one of the most popular enhanced theme features and plugins sought after by WordPress site owners)
Further enhancing our AJAX work with simple jQuery animation features
You now understand a lot about applying jQuery to specific enhancements and features to WordPress sites. We've started off with the basics and really learning how to leverage selectors so that your WordPress editor's workflow doesn't have to be interrupted and applied that to some very exciting enhancements that include slick animation, the UI plugin and AJAX. We also covered getting those solutions into your...