Working With 3rd Party APIs – What I Learned Building the Mojo Marketplace Plugin

How often do you use 3rd party APIs? Are you a little nervous about the process? Have others been through the process? What do they have to say? Those are all great questions and exactly what Mike is here to share.

In this session, we will get a clear overview of what to consider when using a 3rd party API. Mike will share his own hands-on experience about what he learned while building the Mojo Marketplace Plugin and how WordPress helped.

What You’ll Learn

  • When to find the API or create it
  • What to look for when using a 3rd party API
  • When to use a worker vs. a product
  • How WordPress can help
  • Overview of fetching data
  • How to handle errors and store data