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Content Everywhere by Sara Wachter-Boettcher

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CHAPTER 7

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Making Sense of Content APIs

What Is a Content API?

110

Content APIs in Practice

111

Why API?

115

API Approaches

115

Scoot Up to the API Table

117

Putting It All Together

117

I’m not an API expert—and this chapter won’t make you one, either. But as you prepare content for multiple destinations, I’ve found it’s helpful to get a bit more comfortable with the technology that’s quite likely to transport it.

In this chapter, we’ll step away from our focus on the content itself for a brief discussion of APIs, or application programming ...

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