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Get by taxonomy/category parent for WP REST API


Add the ability to get posts by the parent category in the WordPress REST API.


You can use the new endpoint with: /wp-json/wp/v2/posts?parent_category=[XXX]


  1. 100% free
  2. Get posts by the category they belong in (including parent, grandparent, etc categories)

Privacy policy

This plugin works locally. No data is sent to other servers, or stored anywhere.


  1. Search for the “Get by taxonomy/category parent for WP REST API” plugin in Plugins > Add New.
  2. Press “Install Now”.
  3. When the installation is complete, press “Activate plugin”.


Is it free?

Yes, this plugin is free to use.


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Contributors and Developers

“Get by taxonomy/category parent for WP REST API” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change Log


  • Updated supported WP version number.


  • Initial commit.