Learning WordPress REST API

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  • Use the WordPress REST API to read, write, and edit posts
  • Create and work with metadata using the WordPress REST API
  • Work with taxonomies using the REST API
  • Add custom routes and build apps using the WordPress REST API
  • Process requests and integrate with external applications and frameworks
  • Make your WordPress projects ready for the RESTful API standard

The WordPress REST API is a recent innovation that has the potential to unlock several new opportunities for WordPress developers. It can help you integrate with technologies outside of WordPress, as well as offer great flexibility when developing themes and plugins for WordPress. As such, the REST API can make developers’ lives easier.

The book begins by covering the basics of the REST API and how it can be used along with WordPress. Learn how the REST API interacts with WordPress, allowing you to copy posts and modify post metadata. Move on to get an understanding of taxonomies and user roles are in WordPress and how to use them with the WordPress REST API. Next, find out how to edit and process forms with AJAX and how to create custom routes and functions. You will create a fully-functional single page web app using a WordPress site and the REST API. Lastly, you will see how to deal with the REST API in future versions and will use it to interact it with third-party services.

By the end of the book, you will be able to work with the WordPress REST API to build web applications.

  • Learn how to run the latest WordPress REST API with various platforms
  • Create exciting apps and manage non-WordPress content with them
  • Secure, export, and manage your data through illustrative examples
Page Count 216
Course Length 6 hours 28 minutes
ISBN 9781786469243
Date Of Publication 27 Jul 2016


Sufyan bin Uzayr

Sufyan bin Uzayr is a writer, teacher, and developer with 10+ years' experience in the industry. He is an open source enthusiast and specializes in a wide variety of technologies. He holds four masters' degrees and has authored multiple books.

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Sufyan is the CEO of Parakozm, a software development company catering to a global clientele. He is also the CTO at Samurai Servers, a web server management company focusing mainly on enterprise-scale audiences.

In his spare time, Sufyan teaches coding and English to young students.

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