Archive for the "API" Tag

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Posted On: 2010 / 05 / 18

There's a cool (and underused by plugins) API in WordPress: the Transients API. Transients are temporary options, ie options set with an expiration time. Anytime you're storing options and they have a short life span, you should use transients instead.[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2009 / 01 / 05

The almighty DD32, who is responsible for a number of WordPress features including the plugin updater and installer, has put up a quick documentation of the WordPress Plugin information API (used to fetch informations from the official plugin repository). WordPress hackers: bookmark it. (And, ho, by the way: happy new year everybody:)[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2007 / 10 / 24

Trynt: those folks provide free-to-use REST APIs for a big bunch of stuff. Google or or Flickr related, Whois data, tag suggesting, Captchas, credit card validation, you name it. This looks like a really excellent stuff. Bookmarked.[...] → Read more