Frontity is a free and open source framework for building fast WordPress themes using React. In other words, it allows to build a React frontend for a headless WordPress site, which serves its data via the WordPress REST API.
Combining WordPress and React has plenty of advantages and benefits in terms of performance and UX, but the steps necessary to create a working decoupled WordPress site are not straightforward. There are a lot of things that developers need to learn and configure: bundling, transpiling, routing, server rendering, retrieving data from WordPress, managing state, etc. More Info »
While there are other React frameworks that work with WordPress, none of them is exclusively focused on this CMS. Therefore, there’s still some complex configuration and additional tooling left to the developer.
Frontity is the first opinionated React framework focused on WordPress. This means that everything is simpler (even for those developers who are less familiar with React) and ready so you can jump in and create a new amazing WordPress theme using React right away.