Data from API
How to get dynamic data using API
If you have been following my blog, then you already know how I love to create data visualization charts using WordPress.
In this blog, I am going to show you the easiest way to do this without any coding skills.
As we learned earlier what dynamic data is? and commonly used data sources it’s time to use them. In this blog, we will convert our static chart to dynamic using “API”
How to add Header Key and Header Token
Some APIs use API keys for authorization.
An API key is a special token that the client needs to provide when making API calls.
- Follow the below steps for learning how to create WordPress charts from external API’s –
Step 1 – Selection of Chart
Open Graphina – WordPress Chart Plugin and select the chart where you want to display the data of google sheet.
Step 2 – Changing Data Option from Manual to Dynamic
Select chart data option and change the time from “manual” to “dynamic” and we can see the message of the no data available that’s because we have not selected the data source till now.
Step 3 – Adding WordPress Charts from External API’s
Select the dynamic data option and change the type to “API”
Below have the option to paste the URL link.
So now you have the option to paste the URL, copy it, and paste it to the given box.
Step 4 – Increasing Elements
Here on the chart you can see there are five elements select the “chart data option” and increase the data element by 5 and will be able to see the changes on your page. And the data of the API is displayed here with the least amount of effort.
Hereby, all the steps are covered for adding WordPress Charts from external API’s –