Tag: WordPress Rest API

WP REST API Content Endpoints Officially Approved for Merge into WordPress 4.7

Fans of the WordPress REST API will know that it’s taking forever to ship. Some reasons are great—thousands of hours from dozens of volunteers to make sure it’s as right as it can be when it goes into WordPress core—and some are not so great: an oddly political merge process dominated by a few voices with outsize influence.

Complete coverage should not be a requirement for core inclusion of WordPress REST API endpoints

Last week was the occasion of a serious Slack dispute over the timeline and process for including the Rest API into WordPress core. This summary and editorial on the subject by Brian Krogsgard is characteristically rigorous, thorough, and thoughtful. Strongly recommended reading if you want to understand the major debate shaping the technical future of WordPress.