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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83 open tickets in the REST API component

83 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
5.0 1 0 0 0
Awaiting Review 22 18 4 1
Future Release 8 24 0 3
WordPress.org 1 0 0 0
4.9.1 0 1 0 0

83 open tickets. Last 7 days: +1 ticket

14 tickets that have no replies

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  • #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
  • #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
  • #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
  • #42094  REST API: extend _fields parameter to selectively include nested fields in response JSON
  • #42296  REST API: logical error while checking for already deleted post rest-api
  • #42303  REST API: Post status controller has wrong view permission check error message rest-api
  • #42382  REST API: Handle api-request query parameters with plain permalinks javascript
  • #42452  filter_rest_url_for_leading_slash assertion is broken

1 ticket slated for 5.0

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  • #41692  REST API does not return featured_media for Audio/Video

83 open tickets

Open bugs: 32. View list on Trac

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