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 Wednesday 13:00 UTC in #core-restapi .

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60 open tickets in the REST API component

60 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
4.7.6 1 0 0 0
4.8 1 0 0 0
4.8.1 4 3 0 0
Awaiting Review 11 11 2 1
Future Release 7 17 0 1 1 0 0 0

60 open tickets. Last 7 days: -2 tickets

3 tickets that have no replies

View list on Trac

  • #40399  Post Status Inherited not Supported with REST API
  • #40704  REST API request includes possibly unintended numeric parameters from regex parsing rest-api
  • #40826  Allow items queried in batch via "slug" to maintain order

1 ticket slated for 4.8

View list in Trac

  • #40344  WP_REST_Request::set_param() ignores parameter order. rest-api

60 open tickets

Open bugs: 25. View list on Trac

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Component maintainers:

  • rmccue
  • rachelbaker
  • joehoyle
  • kadamwhite

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