WP API ignores filter parameter


I’m trying to return a list of posts or media via the Rest API

But it seems that when a filter incorrectly specified then a whole page of results is passed back.

So a curl command like

curl -gv  "myamazingsite.co.uk/wp-json/wp/v2/media/?filter[id]=123"

returns all media items, instead of a empty list.


curl -gv  "myamazingsite.co.uk/wp-json/wp/v2/media/?filter[year]=2016"

I get all media for that year.


curl -gv  "myamazingsite.co.uk/wp-json/wp/v2/media/?filter[year]=2015"

returns an empty list [] , because there isn’t any..fine.

So, I assume that id is not a valid filter argument, but why do I not get an error message?

The documentation for filter arg just links to wp_query method, which seems to be all about the PHP function, I admit I know very little about PHP, so I find this very confusing as to what it is saying…

Mesh 6 years 2016-11-25T06:24:27-05:00 0 Answers 90 views 0

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