Access your site's data through an easy-to-use HTTP REST API. (Version 2)
WordPress is moving towards becoming a fully-fledged application framework, and we need new APIs. This project was born to create an easy-to-use, easy-to-understand and well-tested framework for creating these APIs, plus creating APIs for core.
This plugin provides an easy to use REST API, available via HTTP. Grab your site's data in simple JSON format, including users, posts, taxonomies and more. Retrieving or updating data is as simple as sending a HTTP request.
Want to get your site's posts? Simply send a
GET request to
/wp-json/wp/v2/posts. Update user with ID 4? Send a
PUT request to
/wp-json/wp/v2/users/4. Get all posts with the search term "awesome"?
GET /wp-json/wp/v2/posts?filter[s]=awesome. It's that easy.
The WordPress REST API exposes a simple yet easy interface to WP Query, the posts API, post meta API, users API, revisions API and many more. Chances are, if you can do it with WordPress, the API will let you do it.
Check out our documentation for information on what's available in the API and how to use it. We've also got documentation on extending the API with extra data for plugin and theme developers!
Requires: 4.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7-alpha
Last Updated: 3 months ago
Active Installs: 40,000+
0 of 13 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.
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