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WordPress.org API

WordPress.org API's is a set of API's on WordPress.org web site.

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Secret Key

Secret key generator for wp-config.php.

Stats API

Stats about the systems websites are running WordPress on.

Version Check API

WordPress Version Checker.

Credits API

Details about the various individuals who contribute to the WordPress code base. Used in Credits Screen.

Popular Import Plugin API

List of popular import plugins in the WordPress Plugin Directory used by Tools → Import Screen.

Plugins API

Note: Some docs on this api can be found here: http://dd32.id.au/projects/wordpressorg-plugin-information-api-docs/

Example: Basic Example of getting total download count of a plugin - http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/plugins/communicating-with-the-wordpress-org-plugin-api/

Themes API

Checksum API

Returns a JSON encoded array of file MD5 checksums for a given WordPress release / locale. Although english is the default, it's suggested to pass it for 100% compatibility with core.

Editor

Used by the theme and plugin editor to get a reference to documentation generated with phpDocumentor.