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REST API: Products

URI: /products

Allows you to retrieve the list of all products with detailed information.

URL Structure: http://magentohost/api/rest/products
Version: 1

HTTP Method: GET /products

Description: Allows you to retrieve the list of all products with detailed information.
Notes: The list of attributes that will be returned in the response is configured in the Magento Admin Panel. The list of attributes differs for each type of user.

Authentication: Admin
Default Format: XML
Parameters:
No Parameters

Response Example: XML

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<magento_api>
  <data_item>
    <entity_id>1</entity_id>
    <type_id>simple</type_id>
    <sku>dress_test</sku>
    <status>1</status>
    <visibility>4</visibility>
    <tax_class_id>2</tax_class_id>
    <weight>1.0000</weight>
    <price>1500.0000</price>
    <special_price>1000.0000</special_price>
    <name>Wedding dress</name>
    <url_key>dress</url_key>
    <country_of_manufacture>AO</country_of_manufacture>
    <msrp_display_actual_price_type>2</msrp_display_actual_price_type>
    <gift_message_available>1</gift_message_available>
    <news_from_date>2012-03-21 00:00:00</news_from_date>
    <news_to_date>2012-03-24 00:00:00</news_to_date>
    <special_from_date>2012-03-21 00:00:00</special_from_date>
    <special_to_date>2012-03-24 00:00:00</special_to_date>
    <description>White wedding dress</description>
  </data_item>
  <data_item>
    <entity_id>2</entity_id>
    <type_id>simple</type_id>
    <sku>black_sunglasses</sku>
    <status>1</status>
    <visibility>4</visibility>
    <tax_class_id>2</tax_class_id>
    <weight>0.2000</weight>
    <price>500.0000</price>
    <special_price>300.0000</special_price>
    <name>Sunglasses</name>
    <url_key>sunglasses</url_key>
    <country_of_manufacture>AR</country_of_manufacture>
    <msrp_display_actual_price_type>2</msrp_display_actual_price_type>
    <gift_message_available></gift_message_available>
    <news_from_date></news_from_date>
    <news_to_date></news_to_date>
    <special_from_date>2012-03-21 00:00:00</special_from_date>
    <special_to_date>2012-03-24 00:00:00</special_to_date>
    <description>Black sunglasses</description>
  </data_item>
</magento_api>

Response Example: JSON

{"1":{"entity_id":"1","type_id":"simple","sku":"dress_test","status":"1","visibility":"4","tax_class_id":"2","weight":"1.0000","price":"1500.0000","special_price":"1000.0000","name":"Wedding dress","url_key":"dress","country_of_manufacture":"AO","msrp_display_actual_price_type":"2","gift_message_available":"1","news_from_date":"2012-03-21 00:00:00","news_to_date":"2012-03-24 00:00:00","special_from_date":"2012-03-21 00:00:00","special_to_date":"2012-03-24 00:00:00","description":"White wedding dress"},"2":{"entity_id":"2","type_id":"simple","sku":"black_sunglasses","status":"1","visibility":"4","tax_class_id":"2","weight":"0.2000","price":"500.0000","special_price":"300.0000","name":"Sunglasses","url_key":"sunglasses","country_of_manufacture":"AR","msrp_display_actual_price_type":"2","gift_message_available":null,"news_from_date":null,"news_to_date":null,"special_from_date":"2012-03-21 00:00:00","special_to_date":"2012-03-24 00:00:00","description":"Black sunglasses"}}

Authentication: Customer, Guest
Default Format: XML
Parameters:
No Parameters

Response Example: XML

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<magento_api>
  <data_item>
    <entity_id>1</entity_id>
    <type_id>simple</type_id>
    <sku>dress_test</sku>
    <description>White wedding dress</description>
    <short_description>dress</short_description>
    <meta_keyword>white, dress</meta_keyword>
    <name>Wedding dress</name>
    <meta_title>dress</meta_title>
    <meta_description>A nice wedding dress</meta_description>
    <regular_price_with_tax>1500</regular_price_with_tax>
    <regular_price_without_tax>1500</regular_price_without_tax>
    <final_price_with_tax>1000</final_price_with_tax>
    <final_price_without_tax>1000</final_price_without_tax>
    <is_saleable>1</is_saleable>
    <image_url>http://magentohost/media/catalog/product/cache/0/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/1/2/wedding_dress.jpg</image_url>
  </data_item>
  <data_item>
    <entity_id>2</entity_id>
    <type_id>simple</type_id>
    <sku>black_sunglasses</sku>
    <description>Black sunglasses</description>
    <short_description>Black sunglasses</short_description>
    <meta_keyword>sunglasses, black</meta_keyword>
    <name>Sunglasses</name>
    <meta_title>sunglasses</meta_title>
    <meta_description>black sunglasses</meta_description>
    <regular_price_with_tax>500</regular_price_with_tax>
    <regular_price_without_tax>500</regular_price_without_tax>
    <final_price_with_tax>300</final_price_with_tax>
    <final_price_without_tax>300</final_price_without_tax>
    <is_saleable>1</is_saleable>
    <image_url>http://magentohost/media/catalog/product/cache/0/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/a/l/sunglasses-1.jpg</image_url>
  </data_item>
</magento_api>

Response Example: JSON

{"1":{"entity_id":"1","type_id":"simple","sku":"dress_test","description":"White wedding dress","short_description":"dress","meta_keyword":"white, dress","name":"Wedding dress","meta_title":"dress","meta_description":"A nice wedding dress","regular_price_with_tax":1500,"regular_price_without_tax":1500,"final_price_with_tax":1000,"final_price_without_tax":1000,"is_saleable":"1","image_url":"http:\/\/magentohost\/media\/catalog\/product\/cache\/0\/image\/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95\/1\/2\/wedding_dress.jpg"},"2":{"entity_id":"2","type_id":"simple","sku":"black_sunglasses","description":"Black sunglasses","short_description":"Black sunglasses","meta_keyword":"sunglasses, black","name":"Sunglasses","meta_title":"sunglasses","meta_description":"black sunglasses","regular_price_with_tax":500,"regular_price_without_tax":500,"final_price_with_tax":300,"final_price_without_tax":300,"is_saleable":"1","image_url":"http:\/\/magentohost\/media\/catalog\/product\/cache\/0\/image\/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95\/a\/l\/sunglasses-1.jpg"}}
HTTP Method: GET /products/category_id=:id

Description: Allows you to retrieve the list of products of a specified category. These products will be returned in the product position ascending order.

In the following example, product with ID=4 has position equal to 7 and the product with ID=3 has position equal to 1. The list of products, therefore, is sorted by the product position in the category.

Response Example: XML

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<magento_api>
  <data_item>
    <entity_id>4</entity_id>
    <attribute_set_id>4</attribute_set_id>
    <type_id>simple</type_id>
    <tax_class_id>2</tax_class_id>
    <weight>1.0000</weight>
    <price>329.9900</price>
  </data_item>
  <data_item>
    <entity_id>3</entity_id>
    <attribute_set_id>4</attribute_set_id>
    <type_id>simple</type_id>
    <tax_class_id>2</tax_class_id>
    <weight>1.0000</weight>
    <price>550.0000</price>
  </data_item>
</magento_api>
HTTP Method: POST /products

Description: Allows you to create a new simple product.

Authentication: Admin
Default Format: JSON
Parameters

Name Description Required Type Example Value
type_id Product type. Can have the "simple" value. required string simple
attribute_set_id Attribute set for the product. required int 4
sku Product SKU required string new_product
name Product name required
string New product
meta_title Product meta title optional string new product
meta_description
Product meta description optional string This is a new product
url_key
A friendly URL path for the product optional string new-product
custom_design
Custom design applied for the product page optional string enterprise/default
page_layout
Page template that can be applied to the product page optional string one_column
options_container
Defines how the custom options for the product will be displayed. Can have the following values: Block after Info Column or Product Info Column optional string container2
country_of_manufacture
Product country of manufacture optional string AD
msrp_enabled
The Apply MAP option. Defines whether the price in the catalog in the frontend is substituted with a Click for price link optional int 1
msrp_display_actual_price_type
Defines how the price will be displayed in the frontend. Can have the following values: In Cart, Before Order Confirmation, and On Gesture optional int 2
gift_message_available
Defines whether the gift message is available for the product optional int 1
price Product price required
string 2000
special_price
Product special price optional string 150
weight Product weight required
string 0.5
msrp
The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price option. The price that a manufacturer suggests to sell the product at optional string 140
status Product status. Can have the following values: 1- Enabled, 2 - Disabled. required
int 1
visibility Product visibility. Can have the following values: 1 - Not Visible Individually, 2 - Catalog, 3 - Search, 4 - Catalog, Search. required
int 4
enable_googlecheckout
Defines whether the product can be purchased with the help of the Google Checkout payment service. Can have the following values: Yes and No optional int 1
tax_class_id Product tax class. Can have the following values: 0 - None, 2 - taxable Goods, 4 - Shipping, etc., depending on created tax classes. required
int 7
description Product description. required
string This is a new product.
short_description Product short description. required
string A new product.
meta_keyword
Product meta keywords optional string new
custom_layout_update
An XML block to alter the page layout optional string XML body
special_from_date
Date starting from which the special price will be applied to the product optional string 2012-03-15 00:00:00
special_to_date
Date till which the special price will be applied to the product optional string 2012-03-15 00:00:00
news_from_date
Date starting from which the product is promoted as a new product optional string 2012-03-15 00:00:00
news_to_date
Date till which the product is promoted as a new product optional string 2012-03-15 00:00:00
custom_design_from
Date starting from which the custom design will be applied to the product page optional string 2012-03-15 00:00:00
custom_design_to
Date till which the custom design will be applied to the product page optional string 2012-03-15 00:00:00
group_price
Product group price optional array array of group price
tier_price
Product tier price optional array array of tier price
stock_data
Product inventory data optional array array of stock data

Array of Group Price attributes is as follows:

Name Description Required Type Example Value
website_id Website ID optional int 0
cust_group Customer group optional int 1
price
Group price optional string 140

Array of Tier Price attributes is as follows:

Name Description Required Type Example Value
website_id Website ID optional int 0
cust_group Customer group optional int 1
price Tier price optional string 140
price_qty Price quantity optional string 10

Array of Stock Data attributes is as follows:

Name Description Required Type Example Value
qty Quantity of stock items for the current product optional string 99
min_qty Quantity for stock items to become out of stock optional string 5
use_config_min_qty Choose whether the Config settings will be applied for the Qty for Item's Status to Become Out of Stock option optional int 1
is_qty_decimal Choose whether the product can be sold using decimals (e.g., you can buy 2.5 product) optional int 1
backorders
Defines whether the customer can place the order for products that are out of stock at the moment.
optional
int 0
use_config_backorders
Choose whether the Config settings will be applied for the Backorders option optional
int 1
min_sale_qty
Minimum number of items in the shopping cart to be sold
optional
string 10
use_config_min_sale_qty
Choose whether the Config settings will be applied for the Minimum Qty Allowed in Shopping Cart option optional
int 1
max_sale_qty
Maximum number of items in the shopping cart to be sold
optional
string 50
use_config_max_sale_qty
Choose whether the Config settings will be applied for the Maximum Qty Allowed in Shopping Cart option optional
int 1
is_in_stock
Defines whether the product is available for selling. optional
int 1
notify_stock_qty
The number of inventory items below which the customer will be notified optional
string 5
use_config_notify_stock_qty
Choose whether the Config settings will be applied for the Notify for Quantity Below option optional
int 1
manage_stock
Choose whether to view and specify the product quantity and availability and whether the product is in stock management. optional
int 1
use_config_manage_stock
Choose whether the Config settings will be applied for the Manage Stock option optional
int 1
use_config_qty_increments
Choose whether the Config settings will be applied for the Qty Increments option optional
int 1
qty_increments
The product quantity increment value optional
string 3
use_config_enable_qty_inc
Choose whether the Config settings will be applied for the Enable Qty Increments option optional
int 1
enable_qty_increments
Defines whether the customer can add products only in increments to the shopping cart optional
int 0
is_decimal_divided
Defines whether the stock items can be divided into multiple boxes for shipping optional
int 0

Request Example: JSON

{
  "custom_design" : "default/blank",
  "custom_design_from" : "02/16/2012",
  "custom_design_to" : "05/01/2012",
  "description" : "Test description",
  "gift_message_available" : 1,
  "meta_description" : "Test meta",
  "meta_keyword" : "Test keyword",
  "meta_title" : "Test title",
  "msrp" : 11.015000000000001,
  "msrp_display_actual_price_type" : 1,
  "msrp_enabled" : 1,
  "name" : "Test",
  "news_from_date" : "02/16/2012",
  "news_to_date" : "16.02.2012",
  "options_container" : "container1",
  "page_layout" : "one_column",
  "price" : 25.5,
  "attribute_set_id" : "4",
  "short_description" : "Test short description",
  "sku" : "simple4f5490f31959f",
  "special_from_date" : "02/16/2012",
  "special_price" : 11.199999999999999,
  "special_to_date" : "03/17/2012",
  "status" : 1,
  "stock_data" : { "backorders" : 1,
      "enable_qty_increments" : 0,
      "is_in_stock" : 0,
      "is_qty_decimal" : 0,
      "manage_stock" : 1,
      "max_sale_qty" : 1,
      "min_qty" : 1.5600000000000001,
      "min_sale_qty" : 1,
      "notify_stock_qty" : -50.990000000000002,
      "qty" : 1,
      "use_config_manage_stock" : 1,
      "use_config_min_qty" : 1,
      "use_config_min_sale_qty": 1,
      "use_config_max_sale_qty" : 1,
      "use_config_backorders": 1,
      "use_config_enable_qty_inc":1,
      "use_config_notify_stock_qty":1 },
  "tax_class_id" : "2",
  "type_id" : "simple",
  "use_config_gift_message_available" : 0,
  "visibility" : "4",
  "weight" : 125
}

Request Example: XML

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<magento_api>
  <attribute_set_id>4</attribute_set_id>
  <type_id>simple</type_id>
  <sku>test_dress</sku>
  <name>Test_dress</name>
  <country_of_manufacture>AD</country_of_manufacture>
  <price>2000.0000</price>
  <special_price>1500.0000</special_price>
  <weight>0.5000</weight>
  <status>1</status>
  <visibility>4</visibility>
  <tax_class_id>7</tax_class_id>
  <description>dress</description>
  <short_description>Wedding dress</short_description>
</magento_api>

URI: /products/:id

Allows you to retrieve, update, and delete a specified product in Magento.

URL Structure: http://magentohost/api/rest/products/:id
Version: 1

HTTP Method: GET /products/:id

Description: Allows you to retrieve information on a required simple product.
Notes: The list of attributes that will be returned in the response is configured in the Magento Admin Panel. The list of attributes differs for each type of user.

Authentication: Admin
Default Format: XML
Parameters:
No Parameters

Response Example: XML

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<magento_api>
  <entity_id>8</entity_id>
  <attribute_set_id>4</attribute_set_id>
  <type_id>simple</type_id>
  <sku>dress</sku>
  <name>Dress</name>
  <url_key>my-new-dress</url_key>
  <country_of_manufacture>AD</country_of_manufacture>
  <msrp_display_actual_price_type>2</msrp_display_actual_price_type>
  <gift_message_available>1</gift_message_available>
  <price>2000.0000</price>
  <weight>0.5000</weight>
  <status>1</status>
  <visibility>4</visibility>
  <tax_class_id>7</tax_class_id>
  <description>dress</description>
  <group_price>
    <data_item>
      <website_id>0</website_id>
      <cust_group>1</cust_group>
      <price>1400.0000</price>
    </data_item>
  </group_price>
  <tier_price>
    <data_item>
      <website_id>0</website_id>
      <cust_group>1</cust_group>
      <price>1300.0000</price>
      <price_qty>1.0000</price_qty>
    </data_item>
  </tier_price>
  <stock_data>
    <qty>50.0000</qty>
    <min_qty>0.0000</min_qty>
    <use_config_min_qty>1</use_config_min_qty>
    <is_qty_decimal>0</is_qty_decimal>
    <backorders>0</backorders>
    <use_config_backorders>1</use_config_backorders>
    <min_sale_qty>1.0000</min_sale_qty>
    <use_config_min_sale_qty>1</use_config_min_sale_qty>
    <max_sale_qty>0.0000</max_sale_qty>
    <use_config_max_sale_qty>1</use_config_max_sale_qty>
    <is_in_stock>1</is_in_stock>
    <notify_stock_qty></notify_stock_qty>
    <use_config_notify_stock_qty>1</use_config_notify_stock_qty>
    <manage_stock>0</manage_stock>
    <use_config_manage_stock>1</use_config_manage_stock>
    <use_config_qty_increments>1</use_config_qty_increments>
    <qty_increments>0.0000</qty_increments>
    <use_config_enable_qty_inc>1</use_config_enable_qty_inc>
    <enable_qty_increments>0</enable_qty_increments>
    <is_decimal_divided>0</is_decimal_divided>
    <use_config_enable_qty_increments>1</use_config_enable_qty_increments>
  </stock_data>
</magento_api>

Response Example: JSON

{"entity_id":"8","attribute_set_id":"4","type_id":"simple","sku":"dress","name":"Dress","url_key":"my-new-dress","country_of_manufacture":"AD","msrp_display_actual_price_type":"2","gift_message_available":"1","price":"2000.0000","weight":"0.5000","status":"1","visibility":"4","tax_class_id":"7","description":"dress","group_price":[{"website_id":"0","cust_group":"1","price":"1400.0000"}],"tier_price":[{"website_id":"0","cust_group":"1","price":"1300.0000","price_qty":"1.0000"}],"stock_data":{"qty":"50.0000","min_qty":"0.0000","use_config_min_qty":"1","is_qty_decimal":"0","backorders":"0","use_config_backorders":"1","min_sale_qty":"1.0000","use_config_min_sale_qty":"1","max_sale_qty":"0.0000","use_config_max_sale_qty":"1","is_in_stock":"1","notify_stock_qty":null,"use_config_notify_stock_qty":"1","manage_stock":"0","use_config_manage_stock":"1","use_config_qty_increments":"1","qty_increments":"0.0000","use_config_enable_qty_inc":"1","enable_qty_increments":"0","is_decimal_divided":"0","use_config_enable_qty_increments":"1"}}

Authentication: Customer, Guest
Default Format: XML
Parameters:
No Parameters

Response Example: XML

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<magento_api>
  <entity_id>1</entity_id>
  <type_id>simple</type_id>
  <sku>dress_test</sku>
  <name>Wedding dress</name>
  <meta_title>dress</meta_title>
  <meta_description>A nice wedding dress</meta_description>
  <description>White wedding dress</description>
  <short_description>dress</short_description>
  <meta_keyword>white, dress</meta_keyword>
  <tier_price/>
  <is_in_stock>1</is_in_stock>
  <regular_price_with_tax>1500</regular_price_with_tax>
  <regular_price_without_tax>1500</regular_price_without_tax>
  <final_price_with_tax>1000</final_price_with_tax>
  <final_price_without_tax>1000</final_price_without_tax>
  <is_saleable>1</is_saleable>
  <image_url>http://magento/media/catalog/product/cache/0/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/1/2/wedding_dress.jpg</image_url>
  <url>http://magento/index.php/catalog/product/view/id/1/s/dress/</url>
  <buy_now_url>http://magento/index.php/checkout/cart/add/uenc/aHR0cDovLzEyNy4wLjAuMS9Tb3VyY2VzL2FwaS9yZXN0L3Byb2R1Y3RzLzE,/product/1/</buy_now_url>
  <total_reviews_count>0</total_reviews_count>
  <has_custom_options></has_custom_options>
</magento_api>

Response Example: JSON

{"entity_id":"1","type_id":"simple","sku":"dress_test","name":"Wedding dress","meta_title":"dress","meta_description":"A nice wedding dress","description":"White wedding dress","short_description":"dress","meta_keyword":"white, dress","tier_price":[],"is_in_stock":"1","regular_price_with_tax":1500,"regular_price_without_tax":1500,"final_price_with_tax":1000,"final_price_without_tax":1000,"is_saleable":"1","image_url":"http:\/\/magento\/media\/catalog\/product\/cache\/0\/image\/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95\/1\/2\/wedding_dress.jpg","url":"http:\/\/magento\/index.php\/catalog\/product\/view\/id\/1\/s\/dress\/","buy_now_url":"http:\/\/magento\/index.php\/checkout\/cart\/add\/uenc\/aHR0cDovLzEyNy4wLjAuMS9Tb3VyY2VzL2FwaS9yZXN0L3Byb2R1Y3RzLzE,\/product\/1\/","total_reviews_count":"0","has_custom_options":false}
HTTP Method: PUT /products/:id

Description: Allows you to update an existing product.

Authentication: Admin
Default Format: JSON
Parameters:
Enter only those parameters which you want to update.

Request Example: JSON

{
"attribute_set_id":"4",
"type_id":"simple",
"sku":"wedding dress",
"name":"Dress_test",
"meta_title":"dress",
"meta_description":"a wedding dress",
"price":"2000.0000",
"weight":"0.5000",
"status":"1",
"visibility":"4",
"enable_googlecheckout":"1",
"tax_class_id":"7",
"description":"dress",
"meta_keyword":"dress, wedding"
}

Request Example: XML

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<magento_api>
  <attribute_set_id>4</attribute_set_id>
  <type_id>simple</type_id>
  <sku>wedding dress</sku>
  <name>Dress_test</name>
  <meta_title>dress</meta_title>
  <price>2000.0000</price>
  <weight>0.5000</weight>
  <status>1</status>
  <visibility>4</visibility>
  <enable_googlecheckout>1</enable_googlecheckout>
  <tax_class_id>7</tax_class_id>
  <description>dress</description>
  <meta_keyword>dress, wedding</meta_keyword>
</magento_api>
HTTP Method: DELETE /products/:id

Description: Allows you to delete an existing product.

Authentication: Admin
Default Format: JSON
Parameters: no parameters
Request Example:

Possible HTTP Status Codes

Status Code Message Description
404 Resource not found. The required resource is not found.
405 Resource method not implemented yet. The required method is not implemented yet.
405 Resource does not support method. The current resource does not support the specified method.