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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92 open tickets in the REST API component

92 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
1 1 0 0
5.6.1 2 0 0 0
5.7 2 7 0 0
Awaiting Review 5 23 5 0
Future Release 14 23 3 6

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

7 tickets that have no replies

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  • #41463  Improve REST API tests that don't perform any assertions rest-api
  • #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
  • #51636  REST API: Remove trailing slashes when preloading requests
  • #51911  REST API: Make 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 enum more robust for non-string types

9 tickets slated for 5.7

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  • #39494  Make it possible for taxonomyTaxonomy A taxonomy is a way to group things together. In WordPress, some common taxonomies are category, link, tag, or post format. query to include children in REST API rest-api
  • #42947  REST API wrong total pages rest-api
  • #46191  WP_REST_Request::has_valid_params() should utilize get_error_messages() and not get_error_message(). Unexpected behavior occurs when you try to WP_Error->add() in the REST API rest-api
  • #48823  Collect all REST API 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. errors at once
  • #49985  REST API: Using _embed and _fields query parameters in the same query rest-api
  • #50617  REST API: Add modified_before and modified_after to WP_REST_Request attributes
  • #51722  Allow embedded links in preloaded api request rest-api
  • #52192  REST API: Add batch image editing
  • #52317  REST API: Improve JSON Schema validation error codes

92 open tickets

Open enhancements: 54 View list on Trac
Open tasks: 6 View list on Trac
Open feature requests: 8 View list on Trac

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