This video reminds you that anytime you use the REST API, you should make sure that all communication is encrypted over HTTPS.
- [Instructor] Now that you've completed this course,…I'm sure you're itching to go build your own…interactive application using the WordPress REST API.…Before you do, let me stress the importance of encryption…when dealing with authentication.…As a rule of thumb, any time you deal with any type…of authentication, you must encrypt all communications…using TLS or the HTTPS protocol.…In other words, all authentication must be performed…over the HTTPS protocol.…That goes for your WordPress site as well as your client.…
Any authentication procedure involves sending and receiving…secret data in the form of keys, tokens, user names,…and passwords.…Whether you're sending this information…from your browser directly to WordPress,…or from your browser to a client and then to WordPress,…if someone manages to interject themselves…into that conversation using a man in the middle attack…or similar, they'll be able to life crucial information…like your password or your key or token…from your transaction, and use that to create and exploit.…
- Planning the application
- Extending WordPress with a plugin
- Setting up the standalone application
- Configuring OAuth 2 in WordPress
- Building the task list view
- Building the new task view
- Creating a new task via the REST API
- Displaying conditional content
- Visualizing data using Graph.js
Skill Level Advanced
1. Plan the Application
2. Extend WordPress with a Plugin
3. Set Up the Standalone Application
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4. Build the Task List View
5. Build the New Task View
6. Build the Update/View Task View
7. Bonus Features
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