REST API Changes in 5.4

REST API Changes in 5.4


Date: February 29, 2020 

Category: Make WordPress Core


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Taxonomy “OR” Relation Now Supported in Posts Controller

Querying for /wp/v2/posts?tags=1&categories=2 returns all posts assigned the tag with ID 1, AND assigned the category with ID 2. This AND relationship, where multiple taxonomies’ term relationships must all be satisfied, has been the only supported behavior in these collection endpoints since WordPress 4.7.

The REST API /wp/v2/posts endpoint, as well as custom post type endpoints extending from WP_REST_Posts_Controller (including custom post types specifying “show_in_rest” => true), now supports a new tax_relation parameter which can be used to return posts matching either taxonomy filter, rather than both.

As an example, in WordPress

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