How to test woocommerce api in localhost?

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by samara , in category: PHP CMS , 21 days ago

How to test woocommerce api in localhost?

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by daisha , 20 days ago

@samara 

To test the WooCommerce API in localhost, you can follow these steps:

  1. Make sure you have WooCommerce installed and set up in your localhost environment.
  2. Generate API keys by going to WooCommerce > Settings > Advanced > REST API in your WordPress dashboard. Click on the "Add Key" button to generate API key and secret.
  3. Install a tool like Postman to make API requests. Postman is a popular API testing tool that allows you to make HTTP requests and view responses.
  4. Open Postman and create a new request. Enter the URL for your WooCommerce store's API endpoint (e.g., http://localhost/yourstore/wp-json/wc/v3/).
  5. In the Headers tab, add the following key-value pairs: Key: Authorization, Value: Basic [base64-encoded API key:API secret] Key: Content-Type, Value: application/json
  6. In the Body tab, you can add parameters for your API request, such as the API endpoint, request method (GET, POST, PUT, DELETE), and any data needed for the request.
  7. Click the "Send" button to make the API request and view the response in the Postman interface.


By following these steps, you can test the WooCommerce API in your localhost environment using Postman or any other API testing tool.