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json_no_route when querying taxonomy with WP-API

To get a taxonomy, using WP-API, you should make a request to

All is well, until you have a taxonomy with a dash(‘-‘) in its name – in my case, the taxonomy is called ‘event-categories’ – the default event taxonomy in the Events Manager plugin.

So, a request to responds with a “No route was found matching the URL and request method” message.

It’s a pretty big, apparently known issue, and will hopefully be resolved soon. In case it’s not though, here is a temporary solution, stolen from GitHub user zkingdesign on this page:

function ONetWPAPIDashFix ( $endpoints ) {
    $new_endpoints = array();
    foreach ( $endpoints AS $match => $data ) {
        $new_endpoints[ str_replace( 'w+', '(?:[w-](?<!_))+', $match ) ] = $data;
    return $new_endpoints;



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