The WordPress block editor (a.k.a. Gutenberg) communicates with the database via the WordPress REST API. We can read and write post meta from within the Gutenberg editor after we enable the specific post meta field in the WordPress REST API.
Code to add a custom column to the WP Admin Posts listing page.
When using a WordPress translation function, e.g. __(), you need to use a hardcoded string (not a variable).
Recently I was talking to another developer about how to detect ‘WP_DEBUG’ being set on a WordPress installation. Here is the code I use.
When creating a block for the WordPress block editor (a.k.a. Gutenberg), I find that most of the documentation is for class components. However, with React hooks we can use functional components. When you need to import ‘useState’ from React, you can do it as follows in a WordPress block.
An SQL injection vulnerability occurs when you use a variable in your SQL statement and someone uses the variable to add unexpected code. In this article, we’ll look at how this occurs and how to prevent it.
Recently, I was trying to update the post status of a post from ‘future’ to ‘publish’ publish` with the WordPress REST API and while the submission appeared to work, the value was not modified.
You can make WordPress REST API calls from the browser console. Here is one way I work with WordPress REST API endpoints in the browser using jQuery.