David Dashifen Kees

By day, David Dashifen Kees is a mild-mannered programmer living in Virginia working remotely for the Engineering IT Shared Services unit within the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. By night ... he's pretty much the same thing. Programming since the sixth grade, Dash has been writing web applications in academia since 1998 and evangelizing WordPress at Illinois since 2010. As the primary WordPress developer for the College of Engineering and a member of the University's "Publish @ Illinois" team running the campus-wide WordPress Network, he's been a driving force behind WordPress adoption within the college and on campus. He programs with tabs, uses two spaces after a period, and you can pry the Oxford comma from his cold, dead hands.

Video: Them and us: Using the WordPress REST API to display both public and private content - WPCampus 2017

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus 2017 website at https://2017.wpcampus.org/schedule/us-using-wordpress-rest-api-display-public-private-content/. Session Description: In higher education, we work with a lot of sensitive information. Even data that’s not federally protected might need to be kept private only to members of a specific faculty group, research center or set of course coordinators. The […]