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Magento Core API Settings

The Magento Core API supports both SOAP and XML RPC protocols. The API is permission-based, and allows access to the Customer, Catalog, and Order modules of Magento Go.

The WSDL (Web Services Description Language) definition that you create for your Magento Go API solution is by default, WS-I compliant, which makes it possible to use tools that require a WS-I complaint WSDL definition for API integration. No additional settings are required.

WS-I Endpoint URL

Use the following endpoint URL for all WSI-I APIs, and replace {site_url} with the store domain.


General Settings

By default, the API default character set is UTF-8, and the timeout for client sessions is 3600 seconds. You can change the default settings through the system configuration of the client store.

Magento Core API 
General Settings
Magento Core API General Settings

To change the general settings:

  1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration.
  2. In the Configuration panel on the left, under Services, select Magento Core API.
  3. Click to expand the General Settings section, and do any of the following:
    • Enter the name of the Default Response Charset that you want to use.
    • Enter the length of the Client Session Timeout in seconds.
  4. When complete, click the Save Config button.

See also:

Magento Go API Reference