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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80 open tickets in the REST API component

80 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
4.9 4 6 0 0
Awaiting Review 16 16 4 1
Future Release 9 21 0 2 1 0 0 0

80 open tickets. Last 7 days: +1 ticket

12 tickets that have no replies

View list on Trac

  • #40399  Post Status Inherited not Supported with REST API
  • #40861  Rest Api create media
  • #41032  REST API: Date fields do not support ISO8601 docs rest-api
  • #41463  Improve REST API tests that don't perform any assertions rest-api
  • #41549  REST API: Use `wp.apiRequest` helper in `wp.api` Backbone client javascript administration rest-api
  • #41554  REST API: Use `wp.apiRequest` helper to build URLs for media embed requests javascript administration rest-api
  • #41696  Content-Disposition header is blocked by CORS
  • #41734  Specify JSON schema version used instead of indicating the latest version is supported. rest-api
  • #41740  Add comment count to "replies" link in post responses
  • #41775  REST API: Add filter to allow creation of custom comment type
  • #41821  REST API: Add support for threaded comments
  • #41908  REST API gives wrong output when filtering posts with multiple category IDs – issue with AND operator rest-api

10 tickets slated for 4.9

View list in Trac

  • #37569  REST API: refresh expired nonces
  • #38583  Support for objects in schema validation and sanitization
  • #39061  REST API pagination: Large INT passed to `paged` query arg doesn't fail properly
  • #39965  REST API: not possible to request collection of posts across post types
  • #39996  Allow passing existing template value for posts, even when template does not exist
  • #40422  REST API JavaScript Client: refresh nonce when a new nonce is available javascript
  • #40672  Undefined property `requireForceForDelete` prevents deleting terms in Backbone.js client javascript rest-api
  • #40826  Allow items queried in batch via "slug" to maintain order
  • #41549  REST API: Use `wp.apiRequest` helper in `wp.api` Backbone client javascript administration rest-api
  • #41692  REST API does not return featured_media for Audio/Video

80 open tickets

Open bugs: 30. View list on Trac

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