I am trying to get the json data of my posts. I have tried with both v1.2.4 and v2 of the REST API plugin.

If I enter




just an empty array is returned.

If I enter


(or any number between 1 and 80)

all data appear just fine.

Is there a limit? I need to get ALL the posts from any custom post type.

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    See this Commented Nov 15, 2015 at 18:32
  • Thank you so much for your reply. It must be that the server runs out of memory then. Do you know what could I do about that?
    – Jeff
    Commented Nov 15, 2015 at 18:36

2 Answers 2


Try this instead for pagination. It returns all the posts on my site.

  • As enhancement the important part filter[posts_per_page]=-1 without a filter, like /wp-json/posts?filter[posts_per_page]=-1
    – bueltge
    Commented Jan 17, 2018 at 8:53
  • Nope doesn't work, only ever brings back the first 10
    – djack109
    Commented Nov 27, 2022 at 18:57

This article has the right answer

How to Pull ALL Posts, Categories, or Tags in WordPress REST API

Turns our the query parameter is /wp-json/wp/v2/products/?per_page=xx

Where xx is the number of posts you want.

I only needed to get twenty so not sure if there is any upper limit

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