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Acorn is a framework for integrating Laravel within WordPress

  • Use Laravel functionality in WordPress
  • Laravel Blade for WordPress
  • Compatibility with lots of the Laravel ecosystem

Use Laravel within WordPress

Acorn provides a way to gracefully load a Laravel application container inside of WordPress while respecting the WordPress lifecycle and template hierarchy.

Supported Laravel components

  • illuminate/cache
  • illuminate/config
  • illuminate/console
  • illuminate/container
  • illuminate/contracts
  • illuminate/events
  • illuminate/filesystem
  • illuminate/http
  • illuminate/log
  • illuminate/support
  • illuminate/view
  • Experimental & in-progress

  • illuminate/database
  • illuminate/routing
  • Laravel’s Artisan commands in WP-CLI

    Acorn includes WP-CLI commands that provide a familiar Artisan-like command line interface for WordPress. Create components, service providers, clear the view cache, and more.

    $ wp acorn
    USAGE: wp acorn [command] [options] [arguments]
    clear-compiled   Remove the compiled class file
    completion       Dump the shell completion script
    env              Display the current framework environment
    help             Display help for a command
    list             List commands
    optimize         Cache the framework bootstrap files
    acorn:init       Initializes required paths in the base directory.
    config:cache     Create a cache file for faster configuration loading
    config:clear     Remove the configuration cache file
    make:command     Create a new Artisan command
    make:component   Create a new view component class
    make:composer    Create a new view composer class
    make:provider    Create a new service provider class
    optimize:clear   Remove the cached bootstrap files
    package:discover Rebuild the cached package manifest
    vendor:publish   Publish any publishable assets from vendor packages
    view:cache       Compile all of the application's Blade templates
    view:clear       Clear all compiled view files

    Harness the Laravel ecosystem

    There are countless useful Laravel packages that can be used in your WordPress themes and plugins thanks to Acorn.


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