REST API blocks

Description

A simple plugin to add block data in json format into the rest api. Once installed, there will be two new fields added to the rest api, has_blocks and blocks.

An example of output, can be found in the screenshots.

Technical Notes

  • Requires PHP 5.6+.
  • Requires WordPress 5.5+.
  • Issues and Pull requests welcome on the GitHub repository: https://github.com/spacedmonkey/wp-rest-blocks

Screenshots

  • Add fields to the rest api.

Installation

Using The WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Search for ‘wp-rest-blocks’
  3. Click ‘Install Now’
  4. Activate the plugin on the Plugin dashboard

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
  3. Select wp-rest-blocks.zip from your computer
  4. Click ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Download wp-rest-blocks.zip
  2. Extract the wp-rest-blocks directory to your computer
  3. Upload the wp-rest-blocks directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

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Contributors & Developers

“REST API blocks” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

0.4.0

  • Added support for block based widget, added in WordPress 5.8. Block data is added to the /wp/v2/widgets endpoint.

0.3.2

  • Update translations

0.3.1

  • Hot fix.

0.3.0

  • Improve support for block that have attributes that use query source type.
  • Improve error handling for those that install this plugin without using composer.

0.2.1

  • Update dependency.

0.2.0

  • Breaking change. Field names have changed and required WordPress 5.5+

0.1.0

  • First version.