E-commerce Categories API

Get categories

If you want to get all categories of the given shop_id, send this GET request

GET https://connect.mailerlite.com/api/ecommerce/shops/:shop_id/categories
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Request body

ParameterTypeRequiredLimitations
shop_idintegeryesMust provide valid shop id
limitintegernoDefaults to 100
pageintegernoDefaults to 1

Response

{
  "data": [
    {
      "id": "1234566457534276",
      "name": "Category 1",
      "exclude_from_automations": false,
      "created_at": "2021-09-01 14:03:50",
      "updated_at": "2021-09-01 14:03:50"
    }
  ],
  "links": {
    "first": "https://connect.mailerlite.com/api/ecommerce/shops/:shop_id/categories?page=1",
    "last": "https://connect.mailerlite.com/api/ecommerce/shops/:shop_id/categories?page=1",
    "prev": null,
    "next": null
  },
  "meta": {
    "current_page": 1,
    "from": 1,
    "last_page": 1,
    "links": [
      {
        "url": null,
        "label": "« Previous",
        "active": false
      },
      {
        "url": "https://connect.mailerlite.com/api/ecommerce/shops/:shop_id/categories?page=1",
        "label": "1",
        "active": true
      },
      {
        "url": null,
        "label": "Next »",
        "active": false
      }
    ],
    "path": "https://connect.mailerlite.com/api/ecommerce/shops/:shop_id/categories",
    "per_page": 100,
    "to": 1,
    "total": 1
  }
}
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Create/update category

You can create or update the category of the given shop.

If you want to create the category, send this POST request

POST https://connect.mailerlite.com/api/ecommerce/shops/:shop_id/categories
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If you want to update the category, send this PUT request

PUT https://connect.mailerlite.com/api/ecommerce/shops/:shop_id/categories/:category_id
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Request body

ParameterTypeRequiredLimitations
namestringyesThe category's name
exclude_from_automationsbooleannoIf true this category will not trigger any automations. Defaults to false
  {
      "id": "1234566457534276",
      "name": "Category 1",
      "exclude_from_automations": false,
      "created_at": "2021-09-01 14:03:50",
      "updated_at": "2021-09-01 14:03:50"
  }
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Response

If the category was created:

Response Code: 201 Created
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{
  "data": {
    "id": "1234566457534276",
    "name": "Category 1",
    "exclude_from_automations": false,
    "created_at": "2021-09-01 14:03:50",
    "updated_at": "2021-09-01 14:03:50"
  }
}
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Error

Response Code: 422 Unprocessable Entity
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The error response will contain information about the invalid data.

{
  "message": "The given data was invalid.",
  "errors": {
    "name": ["The name must be provided."]
  }
}
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Fetch a category

If you want to fetch a category for a given shop, send this GET request

GET https://connect.mailerlite.com/api/ecommerce/shops/:shop_id/categories/:category_id
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Request body

ParameterTypeRequiredLimitations
category_idintegeryesMust provide valid category id
shop_idintegeryesMust provide valid shop id
GET https://connect.mailerlite.com/api/ecommerce/shops/31986843064993537/categories/319868430643456756
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Response

If the shop and the category exist:

Response Code: 200 OK
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{
  "data": {
    "id": "1234566457534276",
    "name": "Category 1",
    "exclude_from_automations": false,
    "created_at": "2021-09-01 14:03:50",
    "updated_at": "2021-09-01 14:03:50"
  }
}
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Error

If the category or shop cannot be found:

Response Code: 404 Not Found
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Fetch total categories count

If you want to fetch the count of all categories, send this GET request

GET https://connect.mailerlite.com/api/ecommerce/shops/:shop_id/categories?limit=0
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Request body

ParameterTypeRequiredLimitations
shop_idintegeryesMust provide valid shop id
limitintegeryesValue must be 0

Response

Response Code: 200 OK
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{
  "total": 123
}
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Delete a category

If you want to delete a category for the given shop, send this DELETE request

   DELETE https://connect.mailerlite.com/api/ecommerce/shops/:shop_id/categories/:category_id
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Request body

ParameterTypeRequiredLimitations
category_idintegeryesMust provide valid category id
shop_idintegeryesMust provide valid shop id

Response

Response code: 200 OK
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{
  "id": "1234566457534276",
  "name": "Category 1",
  "exclude_from_automations": false,
  "created_at": "2021-09-01 14:03:50",
  "updated_at": "2021-09-01 14:03:50"
}
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Error

Response code: 404 Not Found
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