Since the WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan” release, each WordPress installation includes REST API endpoints to access and manipulate its content. These endpoints will be the foundation for the next generation of WordPress websites and applications.
Today we’re releasing a brand new Open Source WordPress API console. You can use it to try these endpoints and explore the results. The console works for any website on WordPress.com and also for any self-hosted WordPress installation.
Using the console with WordPress.com APIs
You can use this application today to make read and write requests to the WordPress.com API or the WordPress REST API for any website hosted on WordPress.com or using Jetpack. Visit the new version of the application here: https://developer.wordpress.com/docs/api/console/
Using the console with your self-hosted WordPress sites
To use the console with your self-hosted WordPress installation(s), you’ll need to download the application from GitHub, configure it, and run it on your local machine…
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