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ChannelAdvisor Developer Network
Added by Rick Watson, last edited by Marshall McClure on Oct 20, 2014  (view change)

This website provides documentation, code samples, and other information regarding API connectivity to the ChannelAdvisor platform.  The documentation specifically describes the latest version of the API, V7.

Getting Started

Steps for Developer:

  1. See the Understanding Security page for instructions on setting up your API access.
  2. Check out our Intro to Integrations guide to get an idea of our capabilities.
  3. Review the provided Code Samples and Application Example - Exporting Orders which should help get you started.
  4. If you have questions about how to use the API, join our ChannelAdvisor Developer Network Google Group. You can search previous discussion threads for answers or start a new thread if your questions have not already been addressed.
  5. If you need help troubleshooting an error, create a support ticket on the SSC. Please be prepared to provide the XML request and response.

Web Services

Frequently Used Services

Service Name Service Description WSDL
Admin Service Verify and request Account Authorizations. https://api.channeladvisor.com/ChannelAdvisorAPI/v7/AdminService.asmx?WSDL
Fulfillment Service Manage order fulfillments and fulfillment items. https://api.channeladvisor.com/ChannelAdvisorAPI/v7/FulfillmentService.asmx?WSDL
Inventory Service Create, retrieve, and update inventory information. https://api.channeladvisor.com/ChannelAdvisorAPI/v7/InventoryService.asmx?WSDL
Listing Service Manage open marketplace listings. https://api.channeladvisor.com/ChannelAdvisorAPI/v7/ListingService.asmx?WSDL
Marketplace Ad Service Create and delete eBay Ad information. https://api.channeladvisor.com/ChannelAdvisorAPI/v7/MarketplaceAdService.asmx?WSDL
Order Service Retrieve or submit orders and refunds. https://api.channeladvisor.com/ChannelAdvisorAPI/v7/OrderService.asmx?WSDL
Shipping Service Retrieve shipping rates and submit shipment notifications for orders. https://api.channeladvisor.com/ChannelAdvisorAPI/v7/ShippingService.asmx?WSDL

See Proposed WSDL Specifications for previews of future API versions.

Other Services

Service Name Service Description WSDL
Cart Service Manage a persistent shopping cart. https://api.channeladvisor.com/ChannelAdvisorAPI/v7/CartService.asmx?WSDL

Deprecated Services

Service Name Service Description WSDL
Store Service Retrieve information about your store. https://api.channeladvisor.com/ChannelAdvisorAPI/v6/StoreService.asmx?WSDL
Tax Service Retrieve tax rates. https://api.channeladvisor.com/ChannelAdvisorAPI/v6/TaxService.asmx?WSDL


Admin Service (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
APIResult (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
APIResult.MessageCode Appendix (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Cart Service (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Certified Solutions Program (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Code Samples (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Common Error Explanations (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Common Objects (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
FAQ (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Fulfillment Service (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Intro to integrations (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Inventory Service (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Listing Service (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Marketplace Ad Service (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Navigation (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Order Service (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Ping (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Proposed WSDL Specifications (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Release Notes (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Shipping Service (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Store Service (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Tax Service (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Understanding Call Limits (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)
Understanding Security (ChannelAdvisor Developer Network)

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