[wp-hackers] Building a JSON API style plugin
tcbarrett at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 15:51:14 UTC 2011
I want to add some trivial JSON requests to a site. I'm wondering if there
is a best practice for this. I have various thoughts on this, but nothing
terribly concrete yet.
1. Is template_redirect the best hook point?
2. If I don't want to use the query string (e.g. /api/ticket/1234.json)
will I get caught up in the rewrite system?
My initial version is this:
add_action( 'template_redirect', 'get_ticket' );
$ticket = get_ticket_details($_GET['ticket']);
Any glaring WordPress issues there? I appreciate there is no sanity or
taint checking, but it seems that WordPress has a lot of tricks under it's
hood and I'm trying not to rewrite the wheel.
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