WordPress is getting a JSON Rest API added to core. The first part of the API is actually already included. The endpoint infrastructure is in 4.4. As developers build extensions to the API, we need to take responsibility for our actions and how they can affect a site. WordPress is unique in that it is the ultimate generic...Continue Reading WP-API: Endpoint Namespaces
In my last post, I gave you an overview of WP-API. Read through that post if you need a primer on the capabilities of WP-API. For this post, I will offer an example of API usage and how it can benefit site owners by creating more dynamic content. In this...Continue Reading How To Create an Auto-Updating Widget Using WP-API
** UPDATED POST FOR WP-API V2 HERE WordPress has had no formal REST API. There is the crude XMLRPC, but we won’t go into the gory details of the past. As part of Google Summer of Code (GSOC), Ryan McCue submitted a proposal for creating a formal JSON API to be...Continue Reading An Overview of the WordPress JSON API
What is an API? API stands for “application programming interface” but that does not help explain what an API is. The simplest way I could explain what an API is: a way to handle data somewhere other than where you are. A good example that is probably being used on...Continue Reading Using APIs to Integrate with WordPress
WebDevStudios is proud to announce two more add-ons for the iThemes Exchange plugin! We now have three total add-ons for this easy to use Ecommerce option; the first being the PayPal Pro Add-On. All three of these add-ons are payment gateway options for the iThemes Exchange Plugin so customers can...Continue Reading CyberSource and 2Checkout Add-Ons for iThemes Exchange
Fresh off the dev table is our newest plugin, Post Google Map. This plugins allows you to add addresses to posts and pages. These addresses are then plotted on a google map in your sidebar when viewing the post or page! It’s a great way to localize your posts, news,...Continue Reading Post Google Map WordPress Plotting Plugin
Facebook recently announced a new Metrics and Visualizations section for developers. Facebook Application Developers will now have access to more detailed stats about their public applications performance. This new feature will display stats on user actions including canvas page views, clicks on profile boxes, confirmation of feed forms, and the...Continue Reading Facebook Applications now with Metrics!
Laconica, the Open Source Microblogging Framework that runs http://Identi.ca, has released a Twitter compatible API. So what is Identi.ca? Identi.ca is an Open Network Service. Our main goal is to provide a fair and transparent service that preserves users’ autonomy. In particular, all the software used for Identi.ca is Free...Continue Reading Microblogging Website Identi.ca Launches a Twitter Compatible API