Schema #Schema The schema defines all the fields that exist for a category object. id integer Unique identifier for the term. Read only Context: view, embed, edit count integer Number of published posts for the term. Read only Context: view, edit description string HTML description of the term. Context: view, edit link string, uri URL of the term. Read only Context: view, embed, edit name string HTML title for the term. Context: view, embed, edit slug string An alphanumeric identifier for the term unique to its type. Context: view, embed, edit taxonomy string Type attribution for the term. Read only Context: view, embed, edit One of: category, post_tag, nav_menu, link_category, post_format parent integer The parent term ID. Context: view, edit meta object Meta fields. Context: view, edit Example Request #Example Request $ curl -X OPTIONS -i http://demo.wp-api.org/wp-json/wp/v2/categories Top ↑ List Categorys #List Categorys Top ↑ Arguments #Arguments context Scope under which the request is made; determines fields present in response. Default: view One of: view, embed, edit page Current page of the collection. Default: 1 per_page Maximum number of items to be returned in result set. Default: 10 search Limit results to those matching a string. exclude Ensure result set excludes specific IDs. Default: include Limit result set to specific IDs. Default: order Order sort attribute ascending or descending. Default: asc One of: asc, desc orderby Sort collection by term attribute. Default: name One of: id, include, name, slug, term_group, description, count hide_empty Whether to hide terms not assigned to any posts. parent Limit result set to terms assigned to a specific parent. post Limit result set to terms assigned to a specific post. slug Limit result set to terms with a specific slug. Top ↑ Definition #Definition GET /wp/v2/categories Example Request #Example Request $ curl http://demo.wp-api.org/wp-json/wp/v2/categories Top ↑ Retrieve a Category #Retrieve a Category Top ↑ Arguments #Arguments context Scope under which the request is made; determines fields present in response. Default: view One of: view, embed, edit Top ↑ Definition #Definition GET /wp/v2/categories/<id> Example Request #Example Request $ curl http://demo.wp-api.org/wp-json/wp/v2/categories/<id> Top ↑ Create a Category #Create a Category Top ↑ Arguments #Arguments description HTML description of the term. name HTML title for the term. Required: true slug An alphanumeric identifier for the term unique to its type. parent The parent term ID. meta Meta fields. Top ↑ Definition #Definition POST /wp/v2/categories Top ↑ Update a Category #Update a Category Top ↑ Arguments #Arguments description HTML description of the term. name HTML title for the term. slug An alphanumeric identifier for the term unique to its type. parent The parent term ID. meta Meta fields. Top ↑ Definition #Definition POST /wp/v2/categories/<id> Example Request #Example Request Top ↑ Delete a Category #Delete a Category Top ↑ Arguments #Arguments force Required to be true, as terms do not support trashing. Top ↑ Definition #Definition DELETE /wp/v2/categories/<id> Example Request #Example Request $ curl -X DELETE http://demo.wp-api.org/wp-json/wp/v2/categories/<id>