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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148 open tickets in the REST API component

148 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
6.6 2 4 0 0
Awaiting Review 37 38 8 0
Future Release 23 29 2 4
0 1 0 0

148 open tickets. Last 7 days: +0 tickets

33 tickets that have no replies

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  • #48257  REST API: post-process endpoint cannot be discovered from media creation endpoint rest-api
  • #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
  • #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 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 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
  • #54125  Rest API tax_relation=OR doesn't seem to work correctly rest-api
  • #54293  Expand functionality of themes REST API rest-api
  • #54387  trailing slash in the url /wp-json
  • #54484  REST API returns (empty) array for Meta but Schema has type object
  • #54513  Add meta support to template REST API rest-api
  • #54753  Wrong post content when uploading raw post data via REST API when htmlHTML HyperText Markup Language. The semantic scripting language primarily used for outputting content in web browsers. data url is used rest-api
  • #55128  REST API /media leaves holes in the result, making it virtually impossible to paginate through them rest-api
  • #55672  Media endpoint allows multiple media types on request, but only returns image in response rest-api
  • #56079  Internal rest_do_request calls for posts/CPTs with status of anything but "published" should not need authentication rest-api
  • #56481  Short-circuit HEAD methods in Core controllers performance
  • #56587  REST API sanitize and validate order / priority
  • #56593  Post meta validation error messages are not helpful to end users rest-api
  • #56668  REST API calls are failed when cookies are cleared from the site
  • #56919  REST API term embed 401 – not allowed to view terms for this post
  • #57048  Handle trailing slashes in rest_preload_api_request rest-api
  • #57088  Rest API improve time response with cache
  • #57455  respond_to_request: store matched handlers across other methods, saving a call to get_routes().
  • #57749  In REST APIs, only prime meta data if there are registered keys rest-api performance
  • #58710  REST: media (images) deleted or replaced are returned by their new id when requested by their old id
  • #59425  REST API: Preserve boolean values when generating next/prev Link headers rest-api
  • #60055  Array to string conversion warning after r50157
  • #60349  Rest API media upload utf8 urlencoded filename not decoded on server
  • #60608  Missing REST API users endpoint orderby parameters
  • #60618  REST API: Meta update fails if unrelated unchanged field is a multi-item array rest-api
  • #60708  REST page 2 item 0 === page 1 item 99 when requesting 100 posts from a post type rest-api

6 tickets slated for 6.6

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  • #57957  Media title falsely has kebab case when inserted via REST API (e.g. in 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. Editor) rest-api
  • #60131  Global styles controllers: extend classes with WP_REST_Posts_Controller and WP_REST_Revisions_Controller
  • #60895  Add batch support to users REST API WP_REST_Users_Controller
  • #61021  REST API: Add stylesheet_uri and template_uri fields to themes endpoint
  • #61113  WP_REST_Templates_Revisions_Controller not checking parent ID correctly rest-api
  • #61137  Allow view access of template rest endpoint to anyone with the edit_post capability

148 open tickets

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Open feature requests: 10 View list on Trac

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