REST API component

The REST API is an external HTTP API allowing access and manipulation of data in WordPress. For more information about the API, see the REST API Handbook.

The component is lead by @rmccue (Tech Lead) and @kadamwhite (Design Lead). Features can be tracked on the Trello board.

Meetings are held weekly at Thursday 18:00 UTC in #core-restapi .

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125 open tickets in the REST API component

125 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
5.2 5 2 0 1
Awaiting Review 38 26 5 0
Future Release 18 21 2 4
WordPress.org 1 0 0 0
0 1 1 0

125 open tickets. Last 7 days: +4 tickets

21 tickets that have no replies

View list on Trac

  • #40399  Post Status Inherited not Supported with REST API
  • #41032  REST API: Date fields do not support ISO8601 docs rest-api
  • #41463  Improve REST API tests that don't perform any assertions rest-api
  • #41775  REST API: Add filter to allow creation of custom comment type
  • #42671  REST – getting all taxonomy terms with one GET request causes division by zero warning.
  • #42762  rest_{$this->post_type}_query filter wrong place
  • #43691  class-wp-rest-server sends response body regardless of actual response code or result type rest-api
  • #43847  Cleaned "handle_featured_media" method of "WP_REST_Posts_Controller" class.
  • #44119  WP API post status queries don't work with custom public post stati
  • #44157  the comments/[id] endpoints should have the same permissions checks as the comments endpoint
  • #44326  Add relation parameter to REST API /wp/v2/posts endpoint rest-api
  • #44432  Sometimes, an array is passed to the get_callback provided to register_rest_field() instead of an object
  • #44444  CURIEs are not evaluated for link headers
  • #44702  Lack of validation for the REST request method rest-api
  • #44745  REST API: incorrect slashes in url if parent empty
  • #44825  get_rest_url does not respect query args added to get_home_url
  • #45169  Clarify the discrepancy between the default $scheme values in rest_url() and get_rest_url() docs
  • #46199  REST: Escape already decoded values when adding query args
  • #46201  REST API limit number of embedded terms docs rest-api
  • #46249  REST API Performance Issues: wp/v2/posts + _embed / count_user_posts() rest-api
  • #46252  Enhance Error Message for Meta Fields

8 tickets slated for 5.2

View list in Trac

  • #39953  REST API: Do not update date when preparing post if date is known to be "floating" rest-api
  • #42094  REST API: extend _fields parameter to selectively include nested fields in response JSON
  • #43709  Fix or remove the "delete revision" endpoint rest-api
  • #44983  REST API: Undefined-property notice when setting term parent to 0
  • #45486  Docs: Correct the inline documentation for rest_sanitize_value_from_schema() docs
  • #45611  REST API: Attachment controller calls undefined parent method
  • #45677  REST Autosaves Controller creating extra instance of a post type REST controller rest-api
  • #45753  REST API: Allow header not set when OPTIONS request is made to a route that contains URL params

125 open tickets

Open bugs: 62. View list on Trac

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