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We’re always looking for new and awesome ways to improve our products. We think they’re pretty great out of the box, but we also know that there are often things that could make them even better for how folks like yourself use them in the real world. Our tools help the right people, get to the right place at the right time. How can we improve our products and make them super awesome for you and your users? That’s where we can use your help!

If there are features that our products do not currently support but you think would be a huge added value for you and lots of other people, then please share them here with us. The submission form will walk you through a few quick questions to get the ball rolling.

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  1. Sort events in API

    The sorting is lost if there any filtering params for /events API endpoint. Ex: https://wpshindig.com/wp-json/tribe/events/v1/events?start_date=2018-01-01+00:00:00 it starts with the events in Jan, even if there are events for Jun/Jul

    Here's a example which the API doesn’t support now:
    – show events between May 1, 2018 – May 31, 2018 sorted from newest to oldest. A parameters like order=desc would fix this

    There are more details in this thread https://wordpress.org/support/topic/sort-events-in-api

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    • Extend the REST API endpoint /events to filter events by categories

      The Swagger documation of the events calender REST API mentions the parameter categories. But if this parameter is set in requests the API repsonds with HTTP ERROR 400.
      I suggest to extend the API to correspond with the swagger documentation.

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      • Allow orderby / order to be passed to Rest API endpoints

        Allow user the ability to pass through orderby / order via query to the Rest API endpoints.

        E.g.
        /wp-json/tribe/events/v1/events?order=desc
        /wp-json/tribe/events/v1/events?orderby=id
        /wp-json/tribe/events/v1/events?orderby=start_date&order=desc

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        • Make 'Categories' available via the REST Api

          A simple list of all of the event categories in a separate url would be extremely handy!

          Exactly like the current wp-json/wp/v2/categories

          Thanks

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