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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140 open tickets in the REST API component

140 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
6.3.2 1 0 0 0
6.4 3 0 0 0
Awaiting Review 31 35 7 0
Future Release 22 29 2 4
0 1 0 0
6.5 0 4 0 1

140 open tickets. Last 7 days: +0 tickets

28 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
  • #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
  • #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

8 tickets slated for 6.5

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  • #41692  REST API does not return featured_media for Audio/Video
  • #48823  Collect all REST API meta errors at once
  • #54516  Full site editing/REST-API: modify permission checks to use post type. rest-api
  • #56922  Template / Template parts revision / autosave REST API are broken rest-api
  • #57512  Warning as a part of API response rest-api
  • #57704  Add revisionsRevisions The WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision. to the links of the template and template part REST endpoint
  • #57897  REST attachments controller does not handle terms on creation rest-api
  • #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

140 open tickets

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