WP_REST_Server::envelope_response( WP_REST_Response $response, bool $embed )

Wraps the response in an envelope.

Description Description

The enveloping technique is used to work around browser/client compatibility issues. Essentially, it converts the full HTTP response to data instead.

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Parameters Parameters


(WP_REST_Response) (Required) Response object.


(bool) (Required) Whether links should be embedded.

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Return Return

(WP_REST_Response) New response with wrapped data

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/rest-api/class-wp-rest-server.php

	public function envelope_response( $response, $embed ) {
		$envelope = array(
			'body'    => $this->response_to_data( $response, $embed ),
			'status'  => $response->get_status(),
			'headers' => $response->get_headers(),

		 * Filters the enveloped form of a REST API response.
		 * @since 4.4.0
		 * @param array            $envelope {
		 *     Envelope data.
		 *     @type array $body    Response data.
		 *     @type int   $status  The 3-digit HTTP status code.
		 *     @type array $headers Map of header name to header value.
		 * }
		 * @param WP_REST_Response $response Original response data.
		$envelope = apply_filters( 'rest_envelope_response', $envelope, $response );

		// Ensure it's still a response and return.
		return rest_ensure_response( $envelope );

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Version Description
4.4.0 Introduced.

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