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wordpress-api 1.2.3

A Python wrapper for the Wordpress and WooCommerce REST APIs with oAuth1a 3leg support

A Python wrapper for the Wordpress and WooCommerce REST APIs with oAuth1a 3leg support.

Supports the Wordpress REST API v1-2, WooCommerce REST API v1-3 and WooCommerce WP-API v1-2 (with automatic OAuth3a handling). Forked from the excellent Woocommerce API written by Claudio Sanches and modified to work with Wordpress: https://github.com/woocommerce/wc-api-python

I created this fork because I prefer the way that the wc-api-python client interfaces with the Wordpress API compared to the existing python client, https://pypi.python.org/pypi/wordpress_json which does not support OAuth authentication, only Basic Authentication (very unsecure)

Any suggestions about how this repository could be improved are welcome :)

Roadmap

  • [x] Create initial fork
  • [x] Implement 3-legged OAuth on Wordpress client
  • [x] Better local storage of OAuth creds to stop unnecessary API keys being generated
  • [ ] Implement iterator for conveniant access to API items

Requirements

Wordpress version 4.7+ comes pre-installed with REST API v2, so you don’t need to have the WP REST API plugin if you have the latest Wordpress.

You should have the following plugins installed on your wordpress site:

  • WP REST API (only required for WP < v4.7, recommended version: 2.0+)
  • WP REST API - OAuth 1.0a Server (optional, if you want oauth within the wordpress API. https://github.com/WP-API/OAuth1)
  • WP REST API - Meta Endpoints (optional)
  • WooCommerce (optional, if you want to use the WooCommerce API)

The following python packages are also used by the package

  • requests
  • beautifulsoup

Installation

Install with pip

pip install wordpress-api

Download this repo and use setuptools to install the package

pip install setuptools
git clone https://github.com/derwentx/wp-api-python
python setup.py install

Testing

If you have installed from source, then you can test with unittest:

pip install -r requirements-test.txt
python -m unittest -v tests

Getting started

Generate API credentials (Consumer Key & Consumer Secret) following these instructions: http://v2.wp-api.org/guide/authentication/

Simply go to Users -> Applications and create an Application, e.g. “REST API”. Enter a callback URL that you will be able to remember later such as “http://example.com/oauth1_callback” (not really important for this client). Store the resulting Key and Secret somewhere safe.

Check out the Wordpress API endpoints and data that can be manipulated in http://v2.wp-api.org/reference/.

Setup

Setup for the old Wordpress API:

from wordpress import API

wpapi = API(
    url="http://example.com",
    consumer_key="XXXXXXXXXXXX",
    consumer_secret="XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
    api="wp-json",
    version=None,
    wp_user="XXXX",
    wp_pass="XXXX"
)

Setup for the new WP REST API v2:

#...

wpapi = API(
    url="http://example.com",
    consumer_key="XXXXXXXXXXXX",
    consumer_secret="XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
    api="wp-json",
    version="wp/v2",
    wp_user="XXXX",
    wp_pass="XXXX"
)

Setup for the old WooCommerce API v3:

#...

wcapi = API(
    url="http://example.com",
    consumer_key="ck_XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
    consumer_secret="cs_XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
    api="wc-api",
    version="v3"
)

Setup for the new WP REST API integration (WooCommerce 2.6 or later):

#...

wcapi = API(
    url="http://example.com",
    consumer_key="ck_XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
    consumer_secret="cs_XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
    api="wp-json",
    version="wc/v1"
)

Options

Option Type Required Description
url string yes Your Store URL, example: http://wp.dev/
consumerKey string yes Your API consumer key
consumerSecret string yes Your API consumer secret
api string no Determines which api to use, defaults to wp-json, can be arbitrary: wc-api, oembed
version string no API version, default is wp/v2, can be v3 or wc/v1 if using wc-api
timeout integer no Connection timeout, default is 5
verify_ssl bool no Verify SSL when connect, use this option as False when need to test with self-signed certificates
basic_auth bool no Force Basic Authentication, can be through query string or headers (default)
query_string_auth bool no Force Basic Authentication as query string when True and using under HTTPS, default is False

Methods

Params Type Description
endpoint string API endpoint, example: posts or user/12
data dictionary Data that will be converted to JSON

GET

  • .get(endpoint)

POST

  • .post(endpoint, data)

PUT

  • .put(endpoint, data)

DELETE

  • .delete(endpoint)

OPTIONS

  • .options(endpoint)

Response

All methods will return Response object.

Example of returned data:

>>> from wordpress import api as wpapi
>>> r = wpapi.get("posts")
>>> r.status_code
200
>>> r.headers['content-type']
'application/json; charset=UTF-8'
>>> r.encoding
'UTF-8'
>>> r.text
u'{"posts":[{"title":"Flying Ninja","id":70,...' // Json text
>>> r.json()
{u'posts': [{u'sold_individually': False,... // Dictionary data

Changelog

1.2.3 - 2017/09/07

  • Better local storage of OAuth creds to stop unnecessary API keys being generated
  • Improve parsing of API errors to display much more useful error information

1.2.2 - 2017/06/16

  • support basic auth without https
  • rename oauth module to auth (since auth covers oauth and basic auth)
  • tested with latest versions of WP and WC

1.2.1 - 2016/12/13

  • tested to handle complex queries like filter[limit]
  • fix: Some edge cases where queries were out of order causing signature mismatch
  • hardened helper and api classes and added corresponding test cases

1.2.0 - 2016/09/28

  • Initial fork
  • Implemented 3-legged OAuth
  • Tested with pagination
 
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