Magento - Gather API Credentials

In order to enable API access, you must gather the following credentials from Magento:

  1. Web Service Username & API Key
  2. Store URL

In addition, for multi-site or multi-store Magento installations:

  1. Store View Code

Additional notes and information:

Web Service Username & API Key

  1. In the Magento administration panel, click System > Web Services (SOAP) > Roles.
  2. Click Add New Role.
  3. Define the Role Name as Administrator.
  4. Click Save Role.

  1. On the Edit Role 'Administrator' page, under Role Information, click Role Resources.
  2. For Resource Access, select All.
  3. Click Save Role.

  1. Click System > Web Services (SOAP) > Users.
  2. Click Add New User.
  3. Enter the Account Information details. Retain the Username and API Key that you enter in this step.
  4. Click Save User.

  1. On the New User page, under User Information, click User Role.
  2. Click the radio button next to the Administrator Role Name.
  3. Click Save User.

Store URL

The Store URL is the root URL of your Magento store.

Store View Code (optional)

The Store View Code is an optional feature for multi-site or multi-store Magento installations. If a Store View Code is specified in PackageBee, only orders from the given store will be imported.

To find the Store View Code in Magento, go to System > Manage Stores.

Enable WSDL Cache (recommended)

To optimize the performance of the standard Magento API, enable the WSDL Cache setting:

  1. In the Magento administration panel, click System > Configuration > Magento Core API.
  2. Set Enable WSDL Cache to Yes.

Resolve error: Procedure 'login' not present

If you encounter the error Procedure 'login' not present, make the following change in Magento:

  1. In the Magento Admin Panel, go to System > Magento Core API > WS-I Compliance.
  2. Set it to OFF.

Next: Enable API Access

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