[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #56221: Add download URL to plugins REST create (install) endpoint

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Thu Jul 14 23:30:40 UTC 2022

#56221: Add download URL to plugins REST create (install) endpoint
 Reporter:  brianhenryie  |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement   |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Plugins       |     Version:  5.5
 Severity:  normal        |  Resolution:
 Keywords:                |     Focuses:  administration, rest-api
Changes (by TimothyBlynJacobs):

 * version:   => 5.5
 * severity:  minor => normal


 Hi @brianhenryie,

 Thanks for the ticket and welcome to Trac!

 This was intentionally omitted in the first pass of the endpoint. The
 thinking was that if there were issues with the endpoint it would limit
 potential damage by only allowing vetted plugins to be installed onto the

 Now that we're two years out from the endpoint landing in WP 5.5, I think
 we can consider opening the endpoint up more to allow installing custom

 Cc: @spacedmonkey, @peterwilsoncc.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/56221#comment:2>
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