REST API Endpoints for Manufacturers

Overview

Manufacturers allow merchants to specify how products might be displayed in your catalog, search/category facets, as well as show customers who the manufacturer for a product is.  This area of the API allows you to manage how that is done.

Requirements

The following pre-requisites will be necessary to accomplish the goals of this article:

  • General understanding of REST and API’s
  • Understanding of C# and/or JavaScript

Getting Started

If you haven’t already done so, you should probably have a development environment ready to development against, complete with Hotcakes installed and configured.

REST API Endpoints for Manufacturers

There are a handful of REST API endpoints that allow you to display or manage various aspects of manufacturers.  Those endpoints are detailed below.

endpoint Return Type Description
ManufacturerCreate VendorManufacturerDTO Create a manufacturer for your store to assign to products in your catalog.
ManufacturerDelete Boolean Permanently deletes the manufacturer from the store.
ManufacturerFind VendorManufacturerDTO Find a specific manufacturer using the Bvin of the respective manufacturer.
ManufacturerFindAll List of VendorManufacturerDTO Allows you to find all manufacturers that are in your store.
ManufacturerUpdate VendorManufacturerDTO Updates the manufacturer record with the information specified.

 

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