Create a Standalone Product


When to Use

  • To create a basic standalone product in the system that doesn't already exist.

  • To create a standalone product and include attributes in the same request, the format is the same as this, but requires the addition of the Attributes collection - see Create a Product with Attributes.

Scenario Goals

  • Create a new standalone product in the system.
  • This product can exist as part of a bundle if desired, or may be converted into a parent or child in the future.

Resource URL / Endpoint

POST https://api.channeladvisor.com/v1/Products

 Important and/or Required Parameters

PropertyType (Max Length)RequiredNote
ProfileIDinteger (32 bit)ConditionalInclude in body. Identifies the ChannelAdvisor profile - required if authorization spans multiple profiles.
Skustring (50)RequiredInclude in body. Unique identifier of the product within the seller's catalog.
Titlestring (120)RequiredInclude in body. Trim if > 120 characters for this property and plan to add the full value as an attribute.
All other Product Entity fields are optional to create a product. Those provided below are for example purposes only.
Example Request
POST https://api.channeladvisor.com/v1/Products?access_token=xxxxxxxxxx
{
	"ProfileID": "12345678",
	"Sku": "10000002",
	"Title": "WingLights Fixed - Direction Indicators for Bicycles/Turning Signals/Blinkers",
	"Brand": "WingLights",
	"Manufacturer":"Bike Products Inc.",
	"MPN": "wlf-di-bikes",
	"Condition":"New",
	"Description":"WingLights is not only a direction indicators for bicyles, it is the first of its kind. Produced by a multi-awarded startup, WingLights represents an important improvement for cycling safety accessories. It provides the same visual signal as cars and motocycles do when they are about to turn.<p>Indeed, the tempo and luminosity are the exactly the same as the ones required for cars and motocycles by legislation. You can now exercise or commute safely everywhere, anytime, even in an urban environment.<p>Who said innovation had to be complex?",
	"UPC": "012345678901",
	"BuyItNowPrice": 34.99,
	"RetailPrice": 39.99
}
Example Response (Success)
201 CREATED
{
  "@odata.context": "https://api.channeladvisor.com/v1/$metadata#Products/$entity",
  "ID": 24363235,
  "ProfileID": 12345678,
  "Brand": "WingLights",
  "Condition": "NEW",
  "Description": "WingLights is not only a direction indicators for bicyles, it is the first of its kind. Produced by a multi-awarded startup, WingLights represents an important improvement for cycling safety accessories. It provides the same visual signal as cars and motocycles do when they are about to turn.<p>Indeed, the tempo and luminosity are the exactly the same as the ones required for cars and motocycles by legislation. You can now exercise or commute safely everywhere, anytime, even in an urban environment.<p>Who said innovation had to be complex?",
  "Manufacturer": "Bike Products Inc.",
  "MPN": "wlf-di-bikes",
  "Sku": "10000002",
  "TaxProductCode": null,
  "Title": "WingLights Fixed - Direction Indicators for Bicycles/Turning Signals/Blinkers",
  "UPC": "012345678901",
  "RetailPrice": 39.99,
  "BuyItNowPrice": 34.99,
  "StorePrice": null,
  "IsParent": false,
  "IsInRelationship": false,
  "ParentProductID": null,
  "RelationshipName": null
  // Additional fields omitted
}