What is MetroPress?

MetroPress allows you to turn your WordPress website into a Window 8 application in minutes. The resulting environment is extraordinarily expressive, readable, and easy to develop in.

Prerequisites

You will need basic knowledge of developing Window 8 apps using HTML5 and JavaScript. To get a better understanding, please read our QuickStart Guide below to begin. Alternatively, you can email us and let us see how we can help.

Extendable

MetroPress is an extendable framework that is easily customized to create awesome Windows store applications. Underneath, MetroPress serves as a solid backbone between Windows8 and WordPress, allowing for more creative features to be built upon WordPress.

Quick Start Guide

MetroPress is an app template that was designed for quick modification while keeping flexibility in mind. Anyone can easily customize their application using built-in available options and simple CSS changes. Here is the quick seven-steps process to install MetroPress and customize your app:

1) Download the source at http://metropress.codeplex.com/
2) Install JSON API plugin http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/json-api/ into your WordPress website
3) Open WPApi.js from MetroPress solution and change apiURL to point to your website. (i.e apiURL: ‘http://www.webnotwar.ca/‘)
4) Change the following options from WPApi.js:

  • appTitleImage