Hey folks! I’m excited to announce the release of Beta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. 14 of the REST API The REST API is an acronym for the RESTful Application Program Interface (API) that uses HTTP requests to GET, PUT, POST and DELETE data. It is how the front end of an application (think “phone app” or “website”) can communicate with the data store (think “database” or “file system”) https://developer.wordpress.org/rest-api/.. It’s been a while since our last release, beta 14 is jam packed with general improvements, bug A bug is an error or unexpected result. Performance improvements, code optimization, and are considered enhancements, not defects. After feature freeze, only bugs are dealt with, with regressions (adverse changes from the previous version) being the highest priority. fixes and general refinement to polish the feature plugin A plugin that was created with the intention of eventually being proposed for inclusion in WordPress Core. See Features as Plugins. before core Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. merge.
Get it at WordPress.org or GitHub. View all changes on GitHub; here are the highlights:
- Add support for password protected posts. There is now a
protected attribute in the
excerpt fields in post response. To view password protected posts via the API An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways., use the
password query parameter to provide the post’s password.
- Allow returning an error from field update callbacks.
Simply have your
update_callback return a
orderby to posts endpoint
- Ability to order by
url on the users endpoints.
sticky parameter to the posts endpoint.
- Update the wp-api.js client from the client-js repo.
- Many many more
Thanks to all the contributors and special thanks to @chopinbach, @kadamwhite and @websupporter for their effort this release.
We’ll be kicking Beta 15 which will be focused on meta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. support for posts, terms, comments and users as well as a brand new settings endpoint. These are currently in review awaiting feedback, check out the meta pull request and the settings pull request and let us know what you think.
In addition we will be publishing a merge proposal for WordPress 4.7 this week, stay tuned!