Getting started with OCAPI 19.1

The Open Commerce API (OCAPI) enables you to access resources using HTTP requests and HTTP responses. Each resource is addressed by its unique URL, which includes the API version. Data is transported using request or header parameters, or within the request body as a JSON document with a defined structure. OCAPI is divided into different APIs: the Shop API allows a client to interact with the system as a shop customer or as an agent shopping on behalf of a customer, the Data API gives create/read/update/delete access to system resources, and the Meta API is used to retrieve a formal description of the Open Commerce API, including custom attributes. The following steps are recommended to start using the APIs:

The three APIs are used as follows: