Author: Sufyan bin Uzayr
Title: Learning WordPress REST API
Print Length: 352
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
A practical tutorial to get you up and running with the revolutionary WordPress REST APIAbout This BookLearn how to run the latest WordPress REST API with various platformsCreate exciting apps and manage non-WordPress content with themSecure, export, and manage your data through illustrative examplesWho This Book Is ForThis book is for WordPress developers and designers who want to get a complete practical understanding of the WordPress REST API and leverage it to create fully-featured web apps.What You Will LearnUse the WordPress REST API to read, write, and edit postsCreate and work with metadata using the WordPress REST APIWork with taxonomies using the REST APIAdd custom routes and build apps using the WordPress REST APIProcess requests and integrate with external applications and frameworksMake your WordPress projects ready for the RESTful API standardIn DetailThe 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.This book will guide you through the use of REST API, and show you what WordPress development in the future will look like with the REST API. The book begins by covering the basics of the REST API and how it can be used along with WordPress.Later on, you will learn how the REST API interacts with WordPress, allowing you to copy posts and modify post metadata. You will then move on to get an understanding of what are taxonomies and user roles are in WordPress and how to use them with the WordPress REST API. Next, you will 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.