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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128 open tickets in the REST API component

128 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
6.2 2 0 0 1
Awaiting Review 26 33 6 0
Future Release 24 28 2 5
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128 open tickets. Last 7 days: +2 tickets

26 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
  • #53079  Rest API 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 is invalidinvalid A resolution on the bug tracker (and generally common in software development, sometimes also notabug) that indicates the ticket is not a bug, is a support request, or is generally invalid. docs rest-api coding-standards
  • #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 JSON 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
  • #54087  A pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party can't change the parameters of a REST API endpoint 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
  • #54832  _doing_it_wrong should write into debug.log 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
  • #55675  Improve performance Themes REST API endpoint performance
  • #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
  • #57048  Handle trailing slashes in rest_preload_api_request rest-api
  • #57088  Rest API improve time response with cache

3 tickets slated for 6.2

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  • #54516  Full site editing/REST-API: modify permission checks to use post type. rest-api
  • #56566  Fatal error when WP_REST_Server::dispatch() returns WP_Error rest-api
  • #56662  WP_REST_Users_Controller::update_item(): 'rest_user_invalid_id ' error will never be thrown as `$user` will never be falsey.

128 open tickets

Open enhancements: 62 View list on Trac
Open tasks: 6 View list on Trac
Open feature requests: 8 View list on Trac

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