Working with the WordPress HTTP API
This article explains how to use WordPress’s HTTP API, a set of PHP functions from within WordPress’s function library, to make remote HTTP requests to external resources, such as JSON REST APIs.
No More HTTP/HTTPS Drama with WP Force SSL
Sometimes things come in waves. This week, I had to deal with two sites that had both http:// and https:// versions sitting side-by-side. In other words, typing in https://site.com reveals a working SSL certificate, but just typing in site.com takes you to http://site.com, which is still just sitting there, parallel to the identical SSL version, but without SSL protection of any kind.
Preventing Form Resubmission Warnings in WordPress with the Post/Redirect/Get Pattern
Today’s article is on an advanced topic in WordPress development, and is by a distinguished guest and a truly outstanding WordPress developer and educator: Carl Alexander.
Understanding “Server-Side” and “Client-Side” in WordPress
If you’re looking to understand the inner workings of WordPress, one of the most important things you’ll need to understand is the distinction between server-side and client-side languages, environments, and processes.