Persistence utilities for
Includes a persistence layer that saves data to WordPress user meta via the REST API. If for any reason data cannot be saved to the database, this persistence layer also uses local storage as a fallback.
Install the module
npm install @wordpress/preferences-persistence --save
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create function to create a persistence layer.
const persistenceLayer = create();
Next, configure the preferences package to use this persistence layer:
wp.data( 'core/preferences' ).setPersistenceLayer( persistenceLayer );
Creates a persistence layer that stores data in WordPress user meta via the
?Object: Any persisted preferences data that should be preloaded. When set, the persistence layer will avoid fetching data from the REST API.
?string: The key to use for restoring the localStorage backup, used when the persistence layer calls
?number: Debounce requests to the API so that they only occur at minimum every
requestDebounceMSmilliseconds, and don’t swamp the server. Defaults to 2500ms.
Object: A persistence layer for WordPress user meta.
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