Building APIs is hard, especially when you’re dealing with an open API. Working on ensuring clients and sites can operate together seamlessly is tricky. Creating an API for a product where you cannot rely on parts being available is borderline insane.
Now try deploying this to 23% of the web.
We’ve learned a lot along the way, from the practicalities of RESTful best practices to working out how to engineer a flexible system. Find out exactly why it’s taken us this long to get a WordPress REST API.