Better extension support using the WooCommerce REST API

As many of you know, our team started to handle all plugin support from WooCommerce.com last year. This was an interesting change for us, as our team had previously been involved in second-tier support, with the WooCommerce team responding to incoming questions and working with our team as needed. Just about a year has passed since this we fully transitioned support to our team. We’ve learned a lot about providing better customer service, and have…

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Using the WooCommerce REST API – Orders Endpoint

This is post 2 of 2 in the series “For Developers: Using the WooCommerce REST API” Last week we posted an introduction to the WooCommerce REST API, which detailed basic request/responses and authentication. In this article, we’ll go in-depth with a hands-on look at the Orders endpoint. You’ll learn all the different ways order information can be fetched from the API, as well as how to update the status of an order via the API….

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Using the WooCommerce REST API – Introduction

This is post 1 of 2 in the series “For Developers: Using the WooCommerce REST API” My favorite feature from the recent WooCommerce 2.1 release is the REST API. I may be a bit biased, since it was my core contribution during the 2.1 release cycle, but it lays important groundwork. A platform like WooCommerce is strongest when shop data can be pushed or pulled from other systems, like a mobile app (spoiler: a WooCommerce…

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Introducing the WooCommerce XML-RPC API

We know you’ve been waiting for a full-fledged WooCommerce API, and while that particular piece of greatness is still a few months away (see this Github issue for details), we’ve developed a simple XML-RPC API to help you start integrating WooCommerce with your backend systems today. This has been tested over the past few months with a handful of clients and we’re ready to release it to the world. Currently it only supports updating order…

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