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rest_api_init action-hook . WP 4.4.0

Fires when preparing to serve an API request.

Endpoint objects should be created and register their hooks on this action rather than another action to ensure they're only loaded when needed.

Usage

add_action( 'rest_api_init', 'action_function_name_4949' );
function action_function_name_4949( $wp_rest_server ){
	// action...
}
$wp_rest_server(WP_REST_Server)
Server object.

Changelog

Since 4.4.0 Introduced.

Where the hook is called

rest_get_server()
rest_api_init
WC_CLI_Runner::after_wp_load()
rest_api_init
wp-includes/rest-api.php 475
do_action( 'rest_api_init', $wp_rest_server );
woocommerce/includes/cli/class-wc-cli-runner.php 59
do_action( 'rest_api_init', $wp_rest_server );

Where the hook is used (in WP core)

wp-includes/default-filters.php 448
add_action( 'rest_api_init', 'rest_api_default_filters', 10, 1 );
wp-includes/default-filters.php 449
add_action( 'rest_api_init', 'register_initial_settings', 10 );
wp-includes/default-filters.php 450
add_action( 'rest_api_init', 'create_initial_rest_routes', 99 );
wp-includes/default-filters.php 546
add_action( 'rest_api_init', 'wp_oembed_register_route' );