Posts Edit

Schema Schema

The schema defines all the fields that exist for a post object.

date

string,
datetime ([details](https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/41032))
The date the object was published, in the site's timezone.

Context: view, edit, embed

date_gmt

string,
datetime ([details](https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/41032))
The date the object was published, as GMT.

Context: view, edit

guid

object
The globally unique identifier for the object.

Read only

Context: view, edit

id

integer
Unique identifier for the object.

Read only

Context: view, edit, embed

modified

string,
datetime ([details](https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/41032))
The date the object was last modified, in the site's timezone.

Read only

Context: view, edit

modified_gmt

string,
datetime ([details](https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/41032))
The date the object was last modified, as GMT.

Read only

Context: view, edit

slug

string
An alphanumeric identifier for the object unique to its type.

Context: view, edit, embed

status

string
A named status for the object.

Context: view, edit

One of: publish, future, draft, pending, private

type

string
Type of Post for the object.

Read only

Context: view, edit, embed

password

string
A password to protect access to the content and excerpt.

Context: edit

generated_slug

string
Slug automatically generated from the object title.

Read only

Context: edit

title

object
The title for the object.

Context: view, edit, embed

content

object
The content for the object.

Context: view, edit

author

integer
The ID for the author of the object.

Context: view, edit, embed

excerpt

object
The excerpt for the object.

Context: view, edit, embed

comment_status

string
Whether or not comments are open on the object.

Context: view, edit

One of: open, closed

ping_status

string
Whether or not the object can be pinged.

Context: view, edit

One of: open, closed

format

string
The format for the object.

Context: view, edit

One of: standard, aside, chat, gallery, link, image, quote, status, video, audio

meta

object
Meta fields.

Context: view, edit

sticky

boolean
Whether or not the object should be treated as sticky.

Context: view, edit

template

string
The theme file to use to display the object.

Context: view, edit

categories

array
The terms assigned to the object in the category taxonomy.

Context: view, edit

tags

array
The terms assigned to the object in the post_tag taxonomy.

Context: view, edit

Example Request Example Request

$ curl -X OPTIONS -i https://example.com/wp-json/wp/v2/posts

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List Posts List Posts

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Arguments Arguments

context Scope under which the request is made; determines fields present in response.

Default: view

One of: view, embed, edit

page Current page of the collection.

Default: 1

per_page Maximum number of items to be returned in result set.

Default: 10

search Limit results to those matching a string.
after Limit response to posts published after a given ISO8601 compliant date.
author Limit result set to posts assigned to specific authors.
author_exclude Ensure result set excludes posts assigned to specific authors.
before Limit response to posts published before a given ISO8601 compliant date.
exclude Ensure result set excludes specific IDs.
include Limit result set to specific IDs.
offset Offset the result set by a specific number of items.
order Order sort attribute ascending or descending.

Default: desc

One of: asc, desc

orderby Sort collection by object attribute.

Default: date

One of: author, date, id, include, modified, parent, relevance, slug, include_slugs, title

slug Limit result set to posts with one or more specific slugs.
status Limit result set to posts assigned one or more statuses.

Default: publish

categories Limit result set to all items that have the specified term assigned in the categories taxonomy.
categories_exclude Limit result set to all items except those that have the specified term assigned in the categories taxonomy.
tags Limit result set to all items that have the specified term assigned in the tags taxonomy.
tags_exclude Limit result set to all items except those that have the specified term assigned in the tags taxonomy.
sticky Limit result set to items that are sticky.

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Definition Definition

GET /wp/v2/posts

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Example Request Example Request

$ curl https://example.com/wp-json/wp/v2/posts

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Create a Post Create a Post

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Arguments Arguments

date The date the object was published, in the site's timezone.
date_gmt The date the object was published, as GMT.
slug An alphanumeric identifier for the object unique to its type.
status A named status for the object.
One of: publish, future, draft, pending, private
password A password to protect access to the content and excerpt.
title The title for the object.
content The content for the object.
author The ID for the author of the object.
excerpt The excerpt for the object.
featured_media The ID of the featured media for the object.
comment_status Whether or not comments are open on the object.
One of: open, closed
ping_status Whether or not the object can be pinged.
One of: open, closed
format The format for the object.
One of: standard, aside, chat, gallery, link, image, quote, status, video, audio
meta Meta fields.
sticky Whether or not the object should be treated as sticky.
template The theme file to use to display the object.
categories The terms assigned to the object in the category taxonomy.
tags The terms assigned to the object in the post_tag taxonomy.

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Definition Definition

POST /wp/v2/posts

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Retrieve a Post Retrieve a Post

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Arguments Arguments

id Unique identifier for the object.
context Scope under which the request is made; determines fields present in response.

Default: view

One of: view, embed, edit

password The password for the post if it is password protected.

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Definition Definition

GET /wp/v2/posts/<id>

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Example Request Example Request

$ curl https://example.com/wp-json/wp/v2/posts/<id>

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Update a Post Update a Post

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Arguments Arguments

id Unique identifier for the object.
date The date the object was published, in the site's timezone.
date_gmt The date the object was published, as GMT.
slug An alphanumeric identifier for the object unique to its type.
status A named status for the object.
One of: publish, future, draft, pending, private
password A password to protect access to the content and excerpt.
title The title for the object.
content The content for the object.
author The ID for the author of the object.
excerpt The excerpt for the object.
featured_media The ID of the featured media for the object.
comment_status Whether or not comments are open on the object.
One of: open, closed
ping_status Whether or not the object can be pinged.
One of: open, closed
format The format for the object.
One of: standard, aside, chat, gallery, link, image, quote, status, video, audio
meta Meta fields.
sticky Whether or not the object should be treated as sticky.
template The theme file to use to display the object.
categories The terms assigned to the object in the category taxonomy.
tags The terms assigned to the object in the post_tag taxonomy.

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Definition Definition

POST /wp/v2/posts/<id>

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Example Request Example Request

$ curl -X POST https://example.com/wp-json/wp/v2/posts/<id> -d '{"title":"My New Title"}'

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Delete a Post Delete a Post

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Arguments Arguments

id Unique identifier for the object.
force Whether to bypass trash and force deletion.

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Definition Definition

DELETE /wp/v2/posts/<id>

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Example Request Example Request

$ curl -X DELETE https://example.com/wp-json/wp/v2/posts/<id>