Viewing private data and sending data to the WordPress REST API requires an authenticated connection. These two plugins make authentication easy.
- [Narrator] Before we jump into code,…there are two plug-ins you have to install…to your WordPress sites so we can authenticate users…through the REST API.…If you watched the WordPress REST API Authentication course,…you'll be familiar with both of these plug-ins.…The first one is Basic-Auth.…It introduces simple user name password authentication…to the REST API.…And this is solely for development and debugging purposes.…It should only be installed on a local site…that's shielded from the internet…and should never ever be installed on a live site on the web…because it basically strips away any authentication layer…and allows anyone to log in using just the username…and password.…
That said, because we can log in through…just a username and password,…it's very useful when we work…with a local development environment…where we need to constantly authenticate…and re-authenticate everything.…So we don't have to jump through all the hoops…of using OAuth or some other complex authentication.…So, on your development site,…
- 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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