Access Your Desktop Development Environment from Your Mobile Device

It’s possible to get an iPhone, iPad, or Android device to access a local web server running on your development machine. All you need is an HTTP proxy such asĀ Charles Proxy running on your development machine. Once that’s running: Make sure your device is connected to the same network as your development machine. Go into […]

Basic Authentication with the WordPress HTTP API

Basic Authentication (or BasicAuth) is not natively handled with the WordPress HTTP API. This means when you’re using functions such as wp_remote_get() and wp_remote_post() there’s no immediately obvious way to send Basic Authentication headers with your request. It would be great to pass username and password parameters to these functions, but it’s not there. Fear […]