HeroThemes Tutorial: What you need to know about the new WordPress REST API

The launch of the REST API for WordPress was big news this year, as it gets rolled into core from version 4.4. and onwards it is important to understand what this means for plugin and theme developers. Exciting stuff! 🙂

In this article I explain why this development is huge for WordPress, provide a primer on the REST API and show you how to use it to simplify the process of communication between WordPress and other apps.

The end result is a small widget to display the latest posts from an external WordPress website.

I hope you enjoy it 🙂

The full article can be found here: What you need to know about the new WordPress REST API

The code for the tutorials can be found on Github here.

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