REST API Toolbox

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Allows tweaking of several REST API settings

Author:Pete Nelson (profile at
WordPress version required:4.4
WordPress version tested:5.7.2
Plugin version:1.4.3
Added to WordPress repository:16-04-2016
Last updated:25-03-2021
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Total downloads:32 463
Active installs:2 000+
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Allows tweaking of several REST API settings

  • Disable the REST API
  • Remove WordPress core endpoints
  • Require authentication for core endpoints
  • Force SSL
  • WP-CLI commands: wp rest-api-toolbox

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(Creative commons toolbox image provided by James Tworow