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”) 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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112 open tickets in the REST API component

112 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
1 1 0 0
5.9 5 6 1 0
Awaiting Review 16 26 5 0
Future Release 20 24 2 5

112 open tickets. Last 7 days: +1 ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker.

16 tickets that have no replies

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  • #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 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
  • #52590  Consider increasing the limit of the perPage argument in paginated requests. rest-api
  • #53063  Add batch support to core REST resources rest-api
  • #53079  Rest API JsonJSON JSON, or JavaScript Object Notation, is a minimal, readable format for structuring data. It is used primarily to transmit data between a server and web application, as an alternative to XML. Schema is 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. docs rest-api coding-standards
  • #53516  Add unit tests for `WP_REST_Server->add_site_logo_to_index()`.
  • #53622  Query Param status default is a string value, but an array is required rest-api
  • #53828  Nullable registered 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. with format does not display in JSON schema rest-api
  • #53836  Option to additionally format API response
  • #53942  Non-single post meta multiple value update breaks post save through REST API rest-api
  • #54087  A pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party can't change the parameters of a REST API endpoint rest-api
  • #54125  Rest API tax_relation=OR doesn't seem to work correctly rest-api
  • #54293  Expand functionality of themes REST API rest-api
  • #54304  Expose menu data public in Menus REST API rest-api

12 tickets slated for 5.9

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  • #40878  Adding menus route rest-api
  • #42947  REST API wrong total pages rest-api
  • #49277  Implement email sanitize in REST API
  • #49985  REST API: Using _embed and _fields query parameters in the same query rest-api
  • #52321  Add site icon to rest index
  • #52840  Include filesize information in REST API response for all media types rest-api
  • #52992  REST API: Avoid unnecessarily preparing item links
  • #53621  The `wp/v2/blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience.-directory/search` schema is incorrect rest-api
  • #53656  Not possible to get a post type's REST API namespace if modified rest-api
  • #53784  Limiting user enumeration through the REST API rest-api privacy
  • #53915  Add show show_in_rest param to register_sidebar rest-api
  • #54267  Allow for custom REST API namespace while register taxonomies rest-api

112 open tickets

Open enhancements: 57 View list on Trac
Open tasks: 5 View list on Trac
Open feature requests: 8 View list on Trac

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