November 17, 2022 — This presentation is about how to automate WordPress using the REST and GraphQL API’s. There are quite a lot of plugins to help you automate WordPress, plugins however come at a performance cost, might fail and they need to be regularly updated.
WordPress REST and GraphQL API’s make it easy to automate all sorts of tasks, while handling errors gracefully without needing to resort to using any plugins.
In this talk we will look at how you can use the WordPress REST and GraphQL API’s to create all sorts of automations, uptime monitoring, image generation, database cleanup, backups, updates, ….
We will have a look at different no-code, low-code tools to help you setup automations, Zapier, Github Actions, Pipedream, Cronhooks, CloudFlare Workers etc.