March 8-10, 2017
Montreal, Canada

The Present and Future of WordPress's REST API

With WordPress 4.4 came the infrastructure to make creating REST endpoints in WordPress easier. These are the first step to the project's goal of making all site's content available via a standard set of REST endpoints which finally let people abandon the project's historic XML-RPC endpoint. In this session we'll talk about what WordPress's REST infrastructure enables today, what that means for developers, and what the future looks like.

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David Hayes

Press Up

David is a developer from Fort Collins, Colorado. He's been working with PHP for almost a decade, and does a lot of intensive backend work, a fair bit of Javascript, and dabbles with CSS sometimes. While I'm big into WordPress — he co-owns and runs the popular development tutorial site WPShout ( — he's got experience with everything from old school PHP to the latest and greatest of Symfony and Laravel.

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