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 Monday 21:00 UTC in #core-restapi .

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59 open tickets in the REST API component

59 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
4.7.5 1 0 0 0
4.8 7 6 0 0
Awaiting Review 10 12 2 1
Future Release 6 12 0 1 1 0 0 0

59 open tickets. Last 7 days: +1 ticket

4 tickets that have no replies

View list on Trac

  • #40344  WP_REST_Request::set_param() ignores parameter order. rest-api
  • #40347  WP_REST_Request::remove_header() does not canonicalize header name rest-api
  • #40399  Post Status Inherited not Supported with REST API
  • #40410  Add chunked upload support to the REST API

13 tickets slated for 4.8

View list in Trac

  • #37569  REST API: refresh expired nonces
  • #38693  REST API: Audit `orderby` params and add any others
  • #39061  REST API pagination: Large INT passed to `paged` query arg doesn't fail properly
  • #39072  Add gmt_offset as a REST API setting rest-api
  • #39178  REST API: Improve strings added after 4.7 string freeze
  • #39494  Make it possible for taxonomy query to include children in REST API rest-api
  • #39530  When posting too many comments via API, the error response is HTML, not JSON
  • #39683  REST API JS Client: Should enable connecting to multiple endpoints at the same time javascript rest-api
  • #40011  Do not add scheme prefix to "null" origin in wp-json's Access-Control-Allow-Origin header
  • #40263  REST API: Allow site admins to edit user roles in multisite multisite
  • #40344  WP_REST_Request::set_param() ignores parameter order. rest-api
  • #40347  WP_REST_Request::remove_header() does not canonicalize header name rest-api
  • #40410  Add chunked upload support to the REST API

59 open tickets

Open bugs: 25. View list on Trac

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  • rmccue
  • rachelbaker
  • joehoyle
  • kadamwhite

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