Utilities are methods that don't really belong to any specific functional category, or augment the needs of multiple functions within the application.
The following pre-requisites will be necessary to accomplish the goals of this article:
- General understanding of REST and API’s
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 Utility
There are a handful of REST API endpoints that allow you to manage various utilitarian aspects of the store or to help interact with other functions more easily. Those endpoints are detailed below (there's only one required right now).
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