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 .

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125 open tickets in the REST API component

125 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
5.6 2 8 2 1
Awaiting Review 14 34 6 0
Future Release 26 24 2 4
0 1 1 0

125 open tickets. Last 7 days: +0 tickets

12 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
  • #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
  • #49647  Extend REST API search endpoint with "after" and "before" which the posts endpoint already supports
  • #50239  REST API Debug/Dev Mode
  • #50790  REST API: Allow sending empty array to remove all values for single = false meta rest-api
  • #51022  Add support for the multipleOf 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 keyword
  • #51023  Add support for the minProperties and maxProperties JSON Schema keywords
  • #51024  Add support for the patternProperties JSON Schema keyword
  • #51131  Remove constraint that search handlers must return integer ids

13 tickets slated for 5.6

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  • #40878  Adding menus route rest-api
  • #43605  Add HTTP/1.0 emulation to apiRequest() rest-api
  • #47188  Ensure that valid json is return for rest api, even when correct headers not sent. rest-api
  • #48654  Consider a solution/endpoint to lazy-load scripts and styles javascriptJavaScript JavaScript or JS is an object-oriented computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers. WordPress makes extensive use of JS for a better user experience. While PHP is executed on the server, JS executes within a user’s browser. rest-api
  • #48885  REST API: Add a route to read and update separate site settings
  • #49330  REST API: introduce 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 context rest-api
  • #49538  Can't get a subset of `_embedded` using `_fields` performance
  • #50152  Return all themes into the themes REST API rest-api
  • #50244  Add bulk operation support to the Rest API performance
  • #50409  REST API about links should be embeddable. rest-api
  • #51020  The public route args schema drops valid JSON Schema properties rest-api
  • #51025  Add support for the anyOf and oneOf JSON Schema keywords.
  • #51131  Remove constraint that search handlers must return integer ids

125 open tickets

Open bugs: 42. View list on Trac

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