Tag: JSON API
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.
Free E-Book on the REST API from Josh Pollock
In line with this week’s interview with REST API educator galore Josh Pollock, here’s a public service announcement that Josh has published a wonderful and completely free (as in beer) e-book introduction to the REST API over on Torque.
Your Guide Into the WordPress REST API: An Interview with Josh Pollock
WP REST API Content Endpoints Officially Approved for Merge into WordPress 4.7
Fans of the WordPress REST API will know that it’s taking forever to ship. Some reasons are great—thousands of hours from dozens of volunteers to make sure it’s as right as it can be when it goes into WordPress core—and some are not so great: an oddly political merge process dominated by a few voices with outsize influence.
Understanding the JSON REST API, XML-RPC, and Remote Publishing to Your WordPress Site
One of the hallmark features of WordPress 4.1 — yes we just got WordPress 4.0, and you’re right, it is really awesome — is likely to be a new way to remotely publish to WordPress: the hallowed “JSON REST API.” But for a lot of people, I know that that sounds like a whole lot of random meaningless letters. So my goal is to explain the current state of remote publishing and control of WordPress sites, how the forthcoming JSON API impacts that, and what it all means.