WordPress REST API now in core WordPress 4.4

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Oh no, Acronyms! Or as I like to say, ON,A! What is REST? It’s a contract of REpresentational State Transfer. What is an API? An Application Programming Interface. So what does all this mean? It means that you can use HTTP to send and receive data to web servers. HTTP is HyperText Transfer Protocol, but let’s keep this simple. Usually when you access websites, your browser sends GET requests to the web server. If you fill out a form it will often be a POST requst (because you’re posting data to it). “But WordPress is has always been a web-based system” I …