On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 11:38 PM, Nicolas Vervelle <nverve...@gmail.com>
> I haven't followed the latest modifications on action login, but users of
> WPCleaner have been complaining for a few days that they couldn't do any
> modifications through WPCleaner, getting an error message saying that they
> must be logged in to update pages.
> I was away for few days, so I didn't have a chance to look at that before
> now. After a quick investigation, I found that action login doesn't return
> a lgtoken in its answer, just a lguserid and a lgusername.
> Is it normal that lgtoken is not returned anymore ? What's the correct way
> to login through the API that won't break again in the next months ?
The relevant deprecation announcement is
In short, rely on standard HTTP semantics for cookie handling. WPCleaner is
written in Java so this probably means using a CookieManager.
If you haven't been following API deprecation notices for the last ten or
might also be of interest.
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