REST API Endpoints for Vendors


Vendors allow merchants to specify how products and shipping might be applied in your catalog, as well as show customers who the vendor for a product is.  This area of the API allows you to manage how that is done.


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 Vendors

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

Endpoint Return Type Description
VendorCreate VendorManufacturerDTO Create a vendor for your store to assign to products in your catalog.
VendorDelete Boolean Permanently deletes the vendor from the store.
VendorFind VendorManufacturerDTO Find a specific vendor using the Bvin of the respective vendor.
VendorFindAll List of VendorManufacturerDTO Allows you to find all vendors that are in your store.
VendorUpdate VendorManufacturerDTO Updates the vendor record with the information specified.


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