Menu routes for WordPress JSON REST API
New routes available:
/menuslist of every registered menu.
/menus/<id>data for a specific menu.
/menu-locationslist of all registered theme locations.
/menu-locations/<location>data for menu in specified menu in theme location.
menu-locations/<location> route for individual menus will return a tree with full menu hierarchy, with correct menu item order and listing children for each menu item. The
menus/<id> route will output menu details and a flat array of menu items. Item order or if each item has a parent will be indicated in each item attributes, but this route won't output items as a tree.
You can alter the data arrangement of each individual menu items and children using the filter hook
WP API V2
In V1 of the REST API the routes are located by default at
In V2 the routes by default are at
wp-json/wp-api-menus/v2/menus/, etc.) since V2 encourages prefixing and version namespacing.
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