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A short history of WordPress APIs β€” and their future

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Here's an older post about the history of WordPress APIs from Automattic's mobile apps development team that you may not have seen before. (New to me.) It explains the technical background of the current entanglements of .org, .com, and Jetpack: Why don’t we support a single API in our apps? Wouldn’t that make our lives easier? We could have decided to support only WordPress.com, but that would exclude the broader WordPress community that host their sites on other hosts. Another solution was to only use the API for WordPress.org sites, but that would limit the functionality of the app for…
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WP Campus 2023

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The WPCampus conference won't happen in 2022. The post-COVID reboot has been delayed until July 12-14, 2023, so save those dates. Until then, keep up with the leadership transition and consider pitching in. WPCampus is a community network and conference for web professionals, educators, and people working with WordPress in higher education. Faculty members, support staff, content strategists, designers, social media managers, and students all have a home in WPCampus. Follow @wpcampusorg and check out their active Slack channels.
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