Accessing a WordPress Database from a mobile app
|Added at||2017-01-02 21:01|
I have a WordPress website with custom tables that I store data into that was entered by customers. The site owner wants to develop a barcode app that can access this data. When I need the data from these fields to display within the site, I request it from a PHP script running on the server that make calls like
The owner has hired a mobile app consultant who believes that, if he just has the password to the account where the site is hosted, he can access all of these database fields from the app.
I'm not seeing how this is possible. My understanding is that a mobile app can only access a site by making HTTP requests to it. It has no way of running on the server and executing things like
Am I missing something?