WordPress REST API Authentication

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In this tutorial, we're going to investigate authentication with the WordPress REST API. By default, the WordPress REST API has some open endpoints and some cookie authentication endpoints. The main rule of thumb is GET methods such as posts/pages/users are open methods but POST or PUT methods to create new users, for example, are closed methods and require the user to be logged in. Why Is Authentication Important? I'm a great believer in the WordPress REST API being locked down by default and can be turned on to the way it currently is with an admin . . .

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