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JWT: Part 1 – Introduction

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What exactly is a Json Web Token? I like to describe them as an easy way to digitally sign some json data about a user, that can then be used as an access token for some kind of api. Check out JSON Web Token on wikepedia for an exact description.I really like JWTs because they are verifiable without an additional call to some identity server. They are short-lived by default (at least should be)...

WordPress just got even better!

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Yesterday WordPress 4.4 was released, with this version they improved this product even more. The most notable new features are, support for oEmbed and an integrated REST API. What is oEmbed and why is this a new amazing feature? oEmbed is a specification for embedding content from an other website right inside the consuming website. This enables (for instance) Twitter to display the excerpt of a...

Filter the fields returned by the wordpress api

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WordPress is a great platform for running a website with a content management system behind it. Around a year ago the released a plugin called WordPress REST API. And this is a really nice addition to WordPress. This plugin enables you to retrieve all the posts/comments/terms in a really easy JSON format. JSON vs XML In the last few years JSON has become the default way for app developers to...

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