March 3, 2020 — WordPress has an API (WordPress HTTP API) for making remote requests to external sites and services. This session explains how to make remote requests in WordPress and the best practices to follow while using the API.
December 12, 2015 — This session covers the basics of the WordPress HTTP API. More often than not, custom code uses clunky cURL functions to make remote requests. WordPress has a built in API to make this much simpler. Why not use it?