WordPress API’s and Security Implementation
The WordPress API stands for the WordPress Application Programming Interface.
It can be separated into multiple API sections or topics. Each covers the
functions involved in and use of a given set of functionality.
There are lots of API’s is used with WordPress in which some
API: The Dashboard Widgets API
makes it very simple to add new widgets to the Administration Dashboard Panel.
Database API: This page lists all holistic pages of a
given Database related API. Each covers the functions involved in and use of a
given set of functionality.
HTTP API: Within PHP, there are different ways to
send an HTTP request. For simplicity, that different ways are called 'transports' and will be used from now
File Header API: The
File Header API consists of all functions and hooks that are part of the
WordPress API regarding the use of File Headers.
Setting API: The Settings API, added in WordPress 2.7,
allows admin pages containing settings forms to be managed semi-automatically.
Theme Modification API: Theme
Modification API consists of all functions and hooks that are part of the
WordPress API regarding the use of Theme modification values.
Security Implementation in WordPress:
To implement security in WordPress; the following component
plays an important role.
Vulnerability on your computer
Vulnerability on WordPress
Web server vulnerability
These are the five factors which are used to implement
security with WordPress.