A RESTful API for WordPress

Author:Dan Phiffer (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:2.8
WordPress version tested:4.3
Plugin version:1.1.1
Added to WordPress repository:17-11-2009
Last updated:20-08-2015
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Plugin URI:http://wordpress.org/plugins/json-api/
Total downloads:259 800
Active installs:30 000+
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JSON API allows you to retrieve and manipulate WordPress content using HTTP requests. There are three main goals:

  1. Provide a simple, consistent external interface
  2. Create a stable, understandable internal implementation
  3. Enable new types of extensions for WordPress

This plugin was created at The Museum of Modern Art for the weblog Inside/Out, which is served from Ruby on Rails. Instead of reimplementing the site templates as a WordPress theme, we opted for a Rails front-end that displays content served from a WordPress back-end. JSON API provides the necessary interface for retrieving content and accepting comment submissions.

See the Other Notes section for the complete documentation.