POST /sites/$site/media/new

Upload a new media item.

This endpoint is deprecated in favor of version 1.1

Resource Information

   
Method POST
URL https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1/sites/$site/media/new
Requires authentication? Yes

Method Parameters

Parameter Type Description
$site (int|string) Site ID or domain

Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
context (string)
display:
(default) Formats the output as HTML for display. Shortcodes are parsed, paragraph tags are added, etc..
edit:
Formats the output for editing. Shortcodes are left unparsed, significant whitespace is kept, etc..
http_envelope (bool)
false:
(default)
true:
Some environments (like in-browser Javascript or Flash) block or divert responses with a non-200 HTTP status code. Setting this parameter will force the HTTP status code to always be 200. The JSON response is wrapped in an "envelope" containing the "real" HTTP status code and headers.
pretty (bool)
false:
(default)
true:
Output pretty JSON
meta (string) Optional. Loads data from the endpoints found in the 'meta' part of the response. Comma-separated list. Example: meta=site,likes
fields (string) Optional. Returns specified fields only. Comma-separated list. Example: fields=ID,title
callback (string) An optional JSONP callback function.

Request Parameters

Parameter Type Description
media (media) An array of media to attach to the post. To upload media, the entire request should be multipart/form-data encoded. Accepts images (image/gif, image/jpeg, image/png) only at this time.

Example:
curl \
--form 'media[]=@/path/to/file.jpg' \
-H 'Authorization: BEARER your-token' \
'https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1/sites/123/media/new'
media_urls (array) An array of URLs to upload to the post.

Response Parameters

Parameter Type Description
media (array) Array of uploaded media
errors (array) Array of error messages of uploading media failures

Resource Errors

This endpoint does not return any errors.

Example

curl \
 -H 'authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN' \
 --data-urlencode 'media_urls=https://s.w.org/about/images/logos/codeispoetry-rgb.png' \
 'https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1/sites/82974409/media/new/'
<?php
$options  = array (
  'http' => 
  array (
    'ignore_errors' => true,
    'method' => 'POST',
    'header' => 
    array (
      0 => 'authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN',
      1 => 'Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded',
    ),
    'content' => 
     http_build_query(  array (
        'media_urls' => 'https://s.w.org/about/images/logos/codeispoetry-rgb.png',
      )),
  ),
);

$context  = stream_context_create( $options );
$response = file_get_contents(
	'https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1/sites/82974409/media/new/',
	false,
	$context
);
$response = json_decode( $response );
?>