REST API component

The REST APIREST 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/. is an external HTTPHTTP HTTP is an acronym for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol. HTTP is the underlying protocol used by the World Wide Web and this protocol defines how messages are formatted and transmitted, and what actions Web servers and browsers should take in response to various commands. APIAPI 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. 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 .

Subcomponents: Application Passwords.

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94 open tickets in the REST API component

94 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
2 1 0 0
5.8 3 6 0 0
Awaiting Review 8 23 6 0
Future Release 16 20 3 6

94 open tickets. Last 7 days: +2 tickets

9 tickets that have no replies

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  • #41463  Improve REST API tests that don't perform any assertions rest-api
  • #48257  REST API: post-process endpoint cannot be discovered from media creation endpoint rest-api
  • #48638  Pass WP_REST_Request object to the rest_index filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Hooks. They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output.
  • #48822  Indicate partial success/error of a REST API request
  • #50239  REST API Debug/Dev Mode
  • #51636  REST API: Remove trailing slashes when preloading requests
  • #52590  Consider increasing the limit of the perPage argument in paginated requests. rest-api
  • #52840  Include filesize information in REST API response for all media types rest-api
  • #53063  Add batch support to core REST resources rest-api

9 tickets slated for 5.8

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  • #40720  REST API: more ambiguous strings ("The object…") rest-api
  • #41287  Add AND query mode for taxonomyTaxonomy A taxonomy is a way to group things together. In WordPress, some common taxonomies are category, link, tag, or post format. https://codex.wordpress.org/Taxonomies#Default_Taxonomies. terms
  • #42947  REST API wrong total pages rest-api
  • #48823  Collect all REST API metaMeta 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. errors at once
  • #49960  REST API: Support sanitize callbacks for nested properties
  • #49985  REST API: Using _embed and _fields query parameters in the same query rest-api
  • #52840  Include filesize information in REST API response for all media types rest-api
  • #52925  Autosaves controller: Post checks will never catch invalidinvalid A resolution on the bug tracker (and generally common in software development, sometimes also notabug) that indicates the ticket is not a bug, is a support request, or is generally invalid. IDs
  • #52992  REST API: Avoid unnecessarily preparing item links

94 open tickets

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Open tasks: 6 View list on Trac
Open feature requests: 9 View list on Trac

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