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To create a RESTful API endpoint in Drupal, you can follow these steps:

  1. Enable the necessary modules:
  2. Enable the "RESTful Web Services" module in Drupal. This module provides the infrastructure for creating RESTful endpoints.
  3. Enable any additional modules that you may need for your specific requirements, such as the "RESTful Web Services Views" module if you want to expose views as RESTful endpoints.

  4. Define a new REST resource:

  5. Create a custom module or use an existing module to define a new REST resource.
  6. Implement hook_rest_resource_info() to define the details of your resource, such as the path, methods, and authentication requirements.
  7. Implement the necessary methods (GET, POST, PUT, DELETE, etc.) in your resource's controller class.

  8. Configure permissions:

  9. Define the necessary permissions for accessing your REST resource. You can do this by implementing hook_permission() in your module or by using the Drupal UI to configure permissions.

  10. Test your RESTful endpoint:

  11. Use a tool like cURL or Postman to test your RESTful endpoint and make requests to it.
  12. Verify that your endpoint is returning the expected responses and handling the different HTTP methods correctly.

By following these steps, you can create a RESTful API endpoint in Drupal that allows you to interact with your Drupal site programmatically. This can be useful for integrating with other systems, building decoupled applications, or providing data to external services.