REST API Authentication Basics

Josh Pollock - Authentication Basics

REST API Authentication Basics

The WordPress REST API opens up a lot of options for how you use WordPress. This series of videos tackles the new challenges in terms of making authenticated requests to WordPress via the REST API. Learn what is different, what has changed and how to choose an authentication method. Includes hands on example of JWT token authentication and using WordPress’ standard cookies for authentication.

Topics Covered:

  • What you need to know about authentication with the REST API
  • Authenticating requests from inside WordPress – includes a hands-on example of creating a front-end editor in WordPress
  • Authenticating requests from outside of WordPress – includes a hands-on example of creating a user profile editor in single page web app.
  • Custom Authentication – an overview of how authentication works and how to make your own system.

Includes four videos and all example code.


Why Caldera Learn?

There are a ton of getting started with WordPress courses out there, but where can you go to seriously level up your skills? If you want to build big plugins, complicated WordPress-powered apps, or do enterprise development, you need to learn modern WordPress development skills. Today, that means mastering the WordPress REST API, mastering one or more JavaScript frameworks and OOP PHP. That’s what we teach at Caldera Learn — the skills you need to do serious WordPress development.

Learn from Josh Pollock, the lead developer for Caldera Labs — the guy who literally wrote the book on the WordPress REST API — and Roy Sivan, an enterprise WordPress developer and popular WordPress and front-end development educator. Invest in your career and network with others who are serious about building awesome stuff with WordPress.

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