WooCommerce - Gather API Credentials

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

  1. Get the DropStream plugin.
  2. Create Administrative user.
  3. Gather Store URL.

Get the DropStream plugin

  1. In the WordPress Admin Dashboard, click Plugins.
  2. Search for the DropStream plugin.
  3. Click Add Plugin.
  4. Activate the DropStream plugin.

Create Administrative user

Next, create an Administrative user in WooCommerce for the dedicated purpose of connecting WooCommerce with DropStream.

  1. From the WP Administrative Dashboard, click Users.
  2. Click Add User.
  3. Provide a Username and Password.
  4. Under Role, specify the Administrative role.
  5. Click Add New User.

Note: The Administrative role must have Shop Manager access, and must exist throughout the use of the integration.

  1. Retain the Username and Password of the new user.

Gather Store URL

The Store URL is the root domain of your WooCommerce store, such as http://www.example.com.


Next: Enable API Access

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