WooCommerce - Gathering API Credentials

The Application Programming Interface (API) allows for automated communication between with connected platforms. In order to automate fulfillment, API Access must be enabled.

The following steps are required in order to enable API Access to WooCommerce:
  1. Adding the DropStream Plugin
  2. Creating Integration User
  3. Gathering Store URL
  4. Gathering API Credentials
Adding the DropStream Plugin

To add the DropStream Plugin:
  1. From the WP Administrative Dashboard, click on Plugins

  2. Search for the DropStream Plugin

  3. Click on Add Plugin

  4. Activate the DropStream Plugin

Creating Integration User

To create the required Integration User:
  1. From the WP Administrative Dashboard, click on Users

  2. Click on Add User

  3. Provide Username and Password

  4. Provide the administrative role under Role

    i. The administrative role needs to have "Shop Manager" access and the user needs to be maintained throughout the use of the integration.

  5. Click on Add New User

  6. Retain the Username and Password

Gathering API Credentials
The following credentials are required to establish the connection:
  • Username and Password - Retained during Creating User process from above

  • Store URL - Store URL is the root domain of your WooCommerce store.