Because privacy and security are important to users across the internet, many services have begun to encrypt the connection between a user’s browser and their servers. The use of SSL (or TLS) largely eliminates the likelihood that a “man-in-the-middle” is able to monitor a user’s activities on the web. To this end, WordPress.com is joining ... Read More.
We’ve just made it easier for developers to authenticate and test API calls with their own applications. As the client owner, you can now authenticate with the password grant_type, allowing you to skip the authorization step of authenticating, and logging in with your WordPress.com username and password. You can also gain the global scope so that ... Read More.
As you may have noticed, we’ve just relaunched the WordPress.com Developer site (the very one you’re reading right now!) with a brand new look and feel! We’ve rebranded the site to match the overall WordPress.com aesthetic as well as to align with the new user management and insights sections we launched just a few weeks ... Read More.
We’ve recently made some updates to the REST API which is available here on WordPress.com and for any Jetpack-enabled site that has the REST API module activated. The API now has full read and write support for custom post types and post metadata. You can specify a post’s post type when you create or edit it. ... Read More.