How to Retrieve Data Using the WordPress API

How to Retrieve Data Using the WordPress API

This post will go over the basics about how to use the new WordPress API to retrieve data from your site.  If you have not already read our introductory posts you can do so here. The WordPress API can be used in many ways but within this blog post we will describe ways to retrieve basic […]

What is REST and how is it used in a API?

What is REST and how is it used in a API?

This post is a high-level overview of the REST protocol used in many APIs. What is REST? Representation State Transfer (REST), as defined by Wikipedia, is the software architectural style of the World Wide Web that uses a coordinated set of constraints, applied to the design of components in a distributed hypermedia system, which can lead to a higher-performing and more maintainable software […]

What is an API and Why is it Useful?

What is an API and Why is it Useful?

This post is a high-level overview of APIs, what they do, why they are useful and how they are used.  After reading this you will have a better understanding of the acronym API. What is an API? An Application Programming Interface (API), as defined by Wikipedia, is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software and applications.  In […]

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