June 3, 2016
There is a hype surrounding the WordPress REST API these days. People focus on how it will change the future of WordPress, allow developers to expand the range of projects they can build, make WordPress popular outside its own bubble. What we rarely talk about are the challenges presented by the REST API. This talk focuses on the challenges. It’s a short guide to the WordPress REST API from a non-developer perspective – what is it, how it will change WordPress development, combined with some thoughts on the impact it will have on projects created with WordPress and the people creating them.
We Need to Talk about the REST API: the non-developer guide to the future of WordPress by Petya Raykovska.