Extending the WordPress REST API

WordPress 4.7 introduced the content endpoints for the REST API. This grants access to built in content like posts, pages and categories. However, the power in WordPress often lies in plugins and custom content. In this talk we’ll explore how you can extend the WordPress REST API to access custom post types, custom taxonomies, metadata and custom fields. We’ll also touch on building completely custom endpoints using the built-in framework introduced in WordPress 4.7.