Users Edit

Schema Schema

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

id

integer
Unique identifier for the user.

Read only

Context: embed, view, edit

username

string
Login name for the user.

Context: edit

name

string
Display name for the user.

Context: embed, view, edit

first_name

string
First name for the user.

Context: edit

last_name

string
Last name for the user.

Context: edit

email

string,
email
The email address for the user.

Context: edit

url

string,
uri
URL of the user.

Context: embed, view, edit

description

string
Description of the user.

Context: embed, view, edit

locale

string
Locale for the user.

Context: edit

One of: , en_US

nickname

string
The nickname for the user.

Context: edit

slug

string
An alphanumeric identifier for the user.

Context: embed, view, edit

registered_date

string,
datetime ([details](https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/41032))
Registration date for the user.

Read only

Context: edit

roles

array
Roles assigned to the user.

Context: edit

password

string
Password for the user (never included).

Context:

capabilities

object
All capabilities assigned to the user.

Read only

Context: edit

extra_capabilities

object
Any extra capabilities assigned to the user.

Read only

Context: edit

avatar_urls

object
Avatar URLs for the user.

Read only

Context: embed, view, edit

meta

object
Meta fields.

Context: view, edit

Example Request Example Request

$ curl -X OPTIONS -i http://demo.wp-api.org/wp-json/wp/v2/users

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List Users List Users

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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.
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: asc

One of: asc, desc

orderby Sort collection by object attribute.

Default: name

One of: id, include, name, registered_date, slug, email, url

slug Limit result set to users with one or more specific slugs.
roles Limit result set to users matching at least one specific role provided. Accepts csv list or single role.

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Definition Definition

GET /wp/v2/users

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Example Request Example Request

$ curl http://demo.wp-api.org/wp-json/wp/v2/users

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Create a User Create a User

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Arguments Arguments

username Login name for the user.

Required: 1

name Display name for the user.
first_name First name for the user.
last_name Last name for the user.
email The email address for the user.

Required: 1

url URL of the user.
description Description of the user.
locale Locale for the user.
One of: , en_US
nickname The nickname for the user.
slug An alphanumeric identifier for the user.
roles Roles assigned to the user.
password Password for the user (never included).

Required: 1

meta Meta fields.

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Definition Definition

POST /wp/v2/users

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Retrieve a User Retrieve a User

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Arguments Arguments

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

Default: view

One of: view, embed, edit

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Definition Definition

GET /wp/v2/users/<id>

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Example Request Example Request

$ curl http://demo.wp-api.org/wp-json/wp/v2/users/<id>

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Update a User Update a User

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Arguments Arguments

id Unique identifier for the user.
username Login name for the user.
name Display name for the user.
first_name First name for the user.
last_name Last name for the user.
email The email address for the user.
url URL of the user.
description Description of the user.
locale Locale for the user.
One of: , en_US
nickname The nickname for the user.
slug An alphanumeric identifier for the user.
roles Roles assigned to the user.
password Password for the user (never included).
meta Meta fields.

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Definition Definition

POST /wp/v2/users/<id>

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Example Request Example Request

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Delete a User Delete a User

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Arguments Arguments

id Unique identifier for the user.
force Required to be true, as users do not support trashing.
reassign Reassign the deleted user's posts and links to this user ID.

Required: 1

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Definition Definition

DELETE /wp/v2/users/<id>

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Example Request Example Request

$ curl -X DELETE http://demo.wp-api.org/wp-json/wp/v2/users/<id>

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Retrieve a User Retrieve a User

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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

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Definition Definition

GET /wp/v2/users/me

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Example Request Example Request

$ curl http://demo.wp-api.org/wp-json/wp/v2/users/me

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Update a User Update a User

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Arguments Arguments

username Login name for the user.
name Display name for the user.
first_name First name for the user.
last_name Last name for the user.
email The email address for the user.
url URL of the user.
description Description of the user.
locale Locale for the user.
One of: , en_US
nickname The nickname for the user.
slug An alphanumeric identifier for the user.
roles Roles assigned to the user.
password Password for the user (never included).
meta Meta fields.

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Definition Definition

POST /wp/v2/users/me

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Example Request Example Request

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Delete a User Delete a User

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Arguments Arguments

force Required to be true, as users do not support trashing.
reassign Reassign the deleted user's posts and links to this user ID.

Required: 1

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Definition Definition

DELETE /wp/v2/users/me

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Example Request Example Request

$ curl -X DELETE http://demo.wp-api.org/wp-json/wp/v2/users/me