This article explains “server-side vs. client side” in WordPress development. This distinction, and how the server side and client side interact, is at the core of not only WordPress development, but of any real understanding of how the web works.
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- WordPress lives on a web server, and delivers web content to a user’s web client (his or her browser).
- Processes that occur on the server are called “server-side,” as is the server
This article was written by Fred Meyer and originally published on WPShout.