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redux-wordpress

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This package is intended to help you to build Redux actions and reducers for WordPress REST API endpoints.

Installation

You can add it to your project by running following NPM or Yarn command in your terminal:

npm install redux-wordpress --save
yarn add redux-wordpress

This package uses ES6 fetch and promises to make AJAX requests, so you might also need to install isomorphic-fetch and es6-promise packages to make sure it works correctly during server rendering or in older browsers.

Usage

The package exports three function which you can use to create actions and build a reducer.

createActions(name, host, endpoints, args)

Returns an object with a set of function which you can use to fetch data from REST API.

  • name (string) - Arbitrary name which will be used in action types to distinguish different actions.
  • host (string) - URL address to your API's root. Usually it will look like: http://mysite.com/wp-json/.
  • endpoints (array) - A list of endpoints which you want to build actions for. It could be something like ['posts', 'categories'].
  • args (object) - Optional. The options objects which supports following params:
    • namespace (string) - The namespace for your endpoints. By default it is wp/v2.
    • fetch (boolean) - Determines whether or not fetch function need to be generated.
    • fetchEndpoint (boolean) - Determines whether or not fetchEndpoint function need to be generated.
    • fetchById (boolean) - Determines whether or not fetchById function need to be generated.
    • fetchEndpointById (boolean) - Determines whether or not fetchEndpointById function need to be generated.
    • fetchAll (boolean) - Determines whether or not fetchAll function need to be generated.
    • fetchAllEndpoint (boolean) - Determines whether or not fetchAllEndpoint function need to be generated.
    • fetchAllEndpointById (boolean) - Determines whether or not fetchAllEndpointById function need to be generated.
// actionCreators.js
 
import { createActions } from 'redux-wordpress';
 
const actions = createActions('my-api', 'http://mysite.test/wp-json/', ['books', 'authors']);
export default actions;
 
// will export:
//
// {
//     fetchBooks(params) { ... },
//     fetchBooksEndpoint(endpoint, params) { ... },
//     fetchBooksById(id, params) { ... },
//     fetchBooksEndpointById(id, endpoint, params) { ... },
//     fetchAllBooks(params) { ... },
//     fetchAllBooksEndpoint(endpoint, params) { ... },
//     fetchAllBooksEndpointById(id, endpoint, params) { ... },
//     fetchAuthors(params) { ... },
//     fetchAuthorsEndpoint(endpoint, params) { ... },
//     fetchAuthorsById(id, params) { ... },
//     fetchAuthorsEndpointById(id, endpoint, params) { ... },
//     fetchAllAuthors(params) { ... },
//     fetchAllAuthorsEndpoint(endpoint, params) { ... },
//     fetchAllAuthorsEndpointById(id, endpoint, params) { ... }
// }

createReducer(name)

Returns a reducer function which you can use to catch data returned by a fetch action.

  • name (string) - A name which will be used to catch proper actions. It should be the same name as you passed to createActions function.
// reducers.js
 
import { createReducer } from 'redux-wordpress';
 
const rootReducer = combineReducers({
    wp: createReducer('my-api') // name should match to what we passed to "createActions" function
});
 
export default rootReducer;

createRequests(host, endpoints, args)

Helper function which generates request functions to endpoints which you can use to group multiple requests into one action:

  • host (string) - URL address to your API's root. Usually it will look like: http://mysite.com/wp-json/.
  • endpoints (array) - A list of endpoints which you want to build actions for. It could be something like ['posts', 'categories'].
  • args (object) - Optional. The options objects which supports following params:
    • namespace (string) - The namespace for your endpoints. By default it is wp/v2.
    • request (boolean) - Determines whether or not request function need to be generated.
    • requestEndpoint (boolean) - Determines whether or not requestEndpoint function need to be generated.
    • requestById (boolean) - Determines whether or not requestById function need to be generated.
    • requestEndpointById (boolean) - Determines whether or not requestEndpointById function need to be generated.
    • requestAll (boolean) - Determines whether or not requestAll function need to be generated.
    • requestAllEndpoint (boolean) - Determines whether or not requestAllEndpoint function need to be generated.
    • requestAllEndpointById (boolean) - Determines whether or not requestAllEndpointById function need to be generated.
// actionCreators.js
 
import { createRequests } from 'redux-wordpress';
 
const requests = createRequests('my-api', 'http://mysite.test/wp-json/', ['books', 'authors']);
 
export function fetchInitialData() {
    return dispatch => {
        return Promise
            .all([
                requestBooks(...).then((data, response) => dispatch({action: 'books', data})),
                requestAuthors(...).then((data, response) => dispatch({action: 'authors', data}))
            ])
            .then(() => dispatch({action: 'loaded-initial-data'}));
    };
}

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