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Wordpress wp_remote_post vs wp_remote_request

I'm somehow new to Wordpress and its API and while writing an simple Rest Service to an remote Server i have been asked to use the native wp_remote_X functions. Right now i have some trouble to ...
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Post content in wp_remote_post

I'm trying to post content with wp_remote_post. Content that I want to be posted is in a separate php file, which echo's block with html and WPBakery shortcode. I tried include but it didn't work, I ...
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Limit the number of external API calls per second

I would like to use wp_remote_post to retrieve data from an external API. The matter is that the external API only accepts a maximum of 5 requests per second. However, depending on how many users are ...
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How to code auto-retry for API call

On my site I have a form that can be filled out by users. Once submitted, I am storing the form data in a third-party service using their RESTful API. function gravity_forms_1_after_submission( $entry,...
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wp_remote_post empty $_POST

Ok, I've searched a lot but cannot understand what I'm missing. I need to post some data to a php file on another server, but if I print the wp_remote_post variable I get: {"headers":{},&...
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Problems getting values from response from wp_remote_post

I am using wp_remote_post to send a request to a 3rd parti API. The response from the API looks something like: { status: 'a', member_id: 12345678 } I understand that this is returned in the body ...
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Cron and request with wp_remote_post

I have a problem with a plugin I'm working on, I have implemented a cron that 2 times a day makes a call to update the data, the call is made with the wp_remote_post function. $response = ...
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Post body not working with wp_remote_post()

I'm trying to post with with the following code $userTokenApi = 'https://api.mindbodyonline.com/public/v6/usertoken/issue'; $args = array( 'headers' => array( 'Content-...
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wp_remote_post not working with admin-post.php

I am developing a plugin that has a long-running function for setting up a load of posts of a custom post type. I want to run this function asynchronously. In order to do this, I have tried something ...
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cURL RETURNTRANSFER function in wp_remote_post

I have this cURL code below which is running on PHP, yet when I did it with WordPress it didn't work. I tried using WP_REMOTE_POST I couldn't do the return transfer function of cURL, what can be a ...
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Does wp_remote_post support asynchronous request?

I want to post to multiple rest API endpoints with wp_remote_post but don't want to wait for the response back and keep continuing code execution. Some popular clients like guzzle etc. support ...
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Inconsistencies between wp_remote_post and cURL

I can successfully make the RESTful post using cURL: $ch = curl_init(); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, 'https://api.mindbodyonline.com/public/v6/usertoken/issue'); curl_setopt($ch, ...
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Publish page remotely

Is it possible to publish a page to WordPress remotely? Example diagram:
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wp_remote_post code conversion

I'm trying to convert this php code to the wordpress wp_remote_post() format. Thoughts, Ideas, This is NOT my forte, lol. <?php require_once 'HTTP/Request2.php'; $request = new HTTP_Request2(); $...
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How to send the body in wp_remote_post as "raw"?

I'm not sure if I'm asking the right question, so here is the context. I'm making a POST to an API (The api is to a Google Sheets Script - so there are some unusual limitations). When I use postman ...
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How to create custom post by using REST API securely?

I am new to this. Figuring out how to use it. I am trying to create a custom post by filling out a frontend form. I am using ajax button in the form. This button triggers wp_remote_post().I have the ...
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Sending post request with wp_remote_post not working correctly

I need to submit a form on the woo-commerce product page via restful API custom endpoint the problem is the wp_remote_post not working correctly with me or me mostly I did something wrong. The form ...
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How to convert this cURL to wp_remote_*?

My function below includes a cURL call which throws a text string at a Google Cloud text analysis API, returning a response object, which we then parse to get a specific piece. It has been ...
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Send POST request to Flask app from functions.php file

I have an endpoint on my Flask app that I can hit via Postman and it works fine. However, when I write the POST request in my functions.php file and trigger it via button press, my server returns a ...
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Generate new post from email

I have a wordpress site that allows users to set their location when they are logged in, and then uses the heartbeat API to their door display. However, I have had to build in the role of managers ...
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wp_remote_post To external API multiple values with the same key

I am trying to create a WP plugin that calls an external API using HTTP POST. I am using wp_remote_post and my arguments look like this: $body = array( 'CustomerID' => '10', 'Items' => [...
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How to send a HTTP Post request using PHP Curl and Wordpress

I am working on a script to bring in an xml file from another server via Post request, This would then return another xml of data which I can then store into a wordpress database depending on certain ...
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API getting null values with wp_remote_post

I'm trying to post some data to an API and I keep getting null values in the fields. My PHP code: $url = 'https://apiconnector.com/v2/address-books/136517/contacts'; $username = 'apiuser'; $...
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wp_remote_request header error even though working properly with cURL

I'm trying to make calls to a JSON API inside my wordpress theme. I tried with the cURL option, making a custom function and things works as it should but I wanted to use the built-in wordpress ...
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Stuck with wp_remote_post sending data to an external api on user registration

I am trying to create a basic plugin to send user details to a CRM when a user signs up on the WordPress website as a basic subscriber. I have reached a sticking point, I have tried to interpret the ...
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Wp_remote_post not posting data

This works in php: $postdata = http_build_query( array( 'api' => get_option('API_key'), 'gw' => '1' ) ); $opts = array('http' => ...
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wp_remote_post - handling responses

I need to add a form to my WordPress site that will post its data to an external API without ever storing the form data in the mysql database. I also need to show components of the response from the ...
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wp_remote_post doesn't work with more than 1024 bytes in the body

What I need I'm working with a third-party API (for the intents of this question, it's irrelevant which one) and need to send a POST request to an external service. I'm trying to use wp_remote_post ...
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wp_remote_post rabobank omnikassa (version2) - error 5001

i am actually not sure if this should be a wordpress question/issue or should be asked elsewhere (but one thing might cause the other..) in any event, trying to write a custom rabobank omnikassa ...
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Send data to 3rd party api with wp_remote_post on wp_login

Is it possible to use wp_remote_post to send http post requests to 3rd party api's? I wasn't able to successfully save the user object as a javascript variable, so I was hoping I could make an http ...
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Difference between wp_remote_post and wp_safe_remote_post

The documentation for wp_remote_post says In many cases you may be better served with wp_safe_remote_post Looking at the source code, the only line that's different between the two is that ...
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Log in from one wordpress website to another wordpress website

My client explicitly does not want to use 'multisite' wordpress option. My client has a main site and 199 sub sites (other domains). A user has usermeta with meta key: branch_id As an example (...
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How to set charset for wp_remote_post request?

I'm using wp_remote_post() on a project and it works great. But seems like the server on which I need to make the POST request is a Windows (ISS) server. So the third-party service that provides this ...
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How to send file by wp_remote_post?

I don't want cURL in my WordPress plugin Hi, cURL is not safe to use on WordPress site. And sometime, cURL has been disable on customer hosting. And i decided to use wp_remote_post to send file for ...
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Does wp_remote_post() require curl?

Does the following code require curl? $response = wp_remote_post( $url, [ 'body' => json_encode( $data ) ] );
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wp_remote_post and form post

Actually it is more general question but now i am trying to use it on wordpress site so I preferred to post it here. I am trying to understand the difference between remote post and form post. When ...
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Sending JSON string through wp_remote_post()

I'm building a mailchimp integration and they require a POST call with JSON code. No, I'm using this code that actually works: $data = wp_remote_post($url, array( 'headers' => array('...
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creating form for wp_remote_post

i'm using code from the wordpress codex: (this is the generic version, my code is working though) $response = wp_remote_post( $url, array( 'method' => 'POST', 'timeout' => 45, '...
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Change the headers content type with wp_remote_post

Working with the remote API requests with WordPress. I have used wp_remote_post() function to request the HTTP data but I am unable to update the headers Content-type I am using the following code ...
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How to add Request header in WordPress remote api calls

Hey am new to WP development, can any one tell me how to add request headers in wp_remote_get() or wp_remote_post() remote api calls. I tried the following but didnt work $response = ...
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How can I use CURLOPT_USERPWD in wp_remote_post?

I'm trying to setup a proper cURL call in WordPress so am using wp_remote_post(). However, I'm having trouble authenticating the user via wp_remote_post(). Any idea how to convert the following to be ...
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Post to a server writen in Hapijs from wordpress using wp_remote_post

I'm trying to post to a server written in Hapijs from wordpress using wp_remote_post. I'm getting connection refused and I can't figure out what is wrong. The server is on port 8080. Nb:...
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HTTP request on localhost failing

I have a Wordpress instance on my development box with the WP REST API plugin installed. I am attempting to create my own plugin to use wp_remote_get() to communicate with my own custom PHP ...
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Error timed out with succesfull wp_remote_post

What I'm trying to do: Passing POST data by using wp_remote_post. foreach ( $articles as $article_id ) { $postarray = array( 'method' => 'POST', 'timeout' => 5, '...
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WordPress wp_remote_post() sending informaiton to Redmine REST API

I am having a problem using WordPress's wp_remote_post() function with Redmine's REST API. The main issue is that when I attempt to post, i get a 403 - forbidden return. This is the code that i'm ...
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http_response_timeout filter not working

I am writing a Wordpress plugin that makes calls to external sites. I want to raise the timeout for all wp_remote_* calls, so I added the following to the __construct function of my plugin: ...
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saving file to external server vip

I have a handwritten script that writes a text file locally in one of my Wordpress pages, but now I need it to read and write to a remote server that is password protected and accessible only through ...
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Retrieving Google Plus share count with wp_remote_post

So I've spent most of my morning working on my website's customized social share buttons. Reading out Twitter and Facebook shares were no problem, but Google Plus is a real challenge, as they don't ...
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On Plugin Activation, How Do I Check for Proper Transport Mechanism?

For a plugin that communicates with somewhere else, I hear we're supposed to use wp_remote_post and wp_remote_get instead of PHP's Curl library. Okay, but is there a fast and proper way on plugin ...
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Remote login with only the username not working

I'm writing a module for remote login into another WP site via my plugin's admin. This is the code I'm using on the sender side: <?php add_action('init', 'connect'); function connect() { //I ...
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