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Demo Link API

Visit the URL https://master-ce.demo.sylius.com/api/v2/docs for various API concepts.

Configuring Sylius API

Assuming Sylius is already installed and configured, follow these steps:

  1. Install Sylius API Bundle (if not already installed). Ensure the Sylius API Bundle is installed and configured in your Sylius project. For detailed instructions, refer to Sylius Installation Guide.
  2. Configure API Access Sylius API uses OAuth2 for authentication. Configure OAuth2 clients and scopes in Sylius to access API endpoints. This involves modifying files like security.yaml and api_resources.yaml in Symfony, depending on your Sylius version.
  3. Authentication Before making any API requests, obtain an access token through OAuth2:
    • Client Credentials Grant: Used for server-to-server communication. Make a POST request to /oauth/token with client credentials (client_id and client_secret) using tools like Postman or curl.
    • Authorization Code Grant: Suitable for front-end applications where users authenticate. Redirect users to /oauth/authorize to obtain an authorization code, then exchange it for an access token.
  4. Making API Requests Once you have obtained the access token, you can interact with Sylius API endpoints. API requests typically follow RESTful conventions, structured under /api/{resource}:
    • Example Requests:
      • Fetch all products: GET /api/v1/products
      • Fetch a specific product: GET /api/v1/products/{id}
      • Create a new product: POST /api/v1/products
      • Update a product: PUT /api/v1/products/{id}
      • Delete a product: DELETE /api/v1/products/{id}
  5. Handling Responses Sylius API responds with JSON data. Handle responses according to your application’s needs, which may involve parsing JSON and error handling.

Example Workflow (Using curl)

Assuming OAuth2 credentials are set up:

  • Obtain Access Token – Use Git Bash or a similar tool:
    • curl -X POST http://your-sylius-site.com/oauth/token \
      -H ‘Content-Type: application/json’ \
      -d ‘{
      “grant_type”: “client_credentials”,
      “client_id”: “your_client_id”,
      “client_secret”: “your_client_secret”
    • This request will return an access token.
  • Make API Requests – Using Git Bash or similar:
    • curl -X GET http://your-sylius-site.com/api/v1/products \
      -H ‘Authorization: Bearer YOUR_ACCESS_TOKEN’

Replace YOUR_ACCESS_TOKEN with the actual access token obtained from the previous step.

Additional Notes:

  • Pagination: Sylius API supports pagination using page and limit query parameters.
  • Filters: Some endpoints support filtering using query parameters.
  • Versioning: API endpoints are versioned (v1, v2, etc.). Ensure you use the appropriate version in your requests.

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