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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56 open tickets in the REST API component

56 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
4.7.3 6 1 0 0
4.8 4 5 0 0
Awaiting Review 6 13 1 1
Future Release 5 13 0 1

56 open tickets. Last 7 days: -1 ticket

2 tickets that have no replies

View list on Trac

  • #39863  HTML description property of term in WP_REST_Terms_Controller lacks display filters
  • #39881  `WP_REST_Posts_Controller::check_read_permission()` should check if `$parent` exists before calling itself rest-api

9 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
  • #38961  REST API: User with `promote_users` cap can't add existing users to a site multisite
  • #39072  Add gmt_offset as a REST API setting rest-api
  • #39178  REST API: Improve strings added after 4.7 string freeze
  • #39232  REST API: Can't set existing post format if theme does not support it (2)
  • #39494  Make it possible for taxonomy query to include children in REST API rest-api
  • #39683  REST API JS Client: Should enable connecting to multiple endpoints at the same time javascript rest-api
  • #39854  REST API: Add gmt_offset to base /wp-json response rest-api

56 open tickets

Open bugs: 21. View list on Trac

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Component maintainers:

  • rmccue
  • rachelbaker
  • joehoyle
  • kadamwhite

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