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Web service reference

All webservice APIs are accessible through the /api/ gateway. For instance, http://example.com/api/carriers

Available HTTP methods

Most resources can be accessed in a REST manner, with the 5 main HTTP request methods: GET, POST, PUT, DELETE, HEAD. The only exceptions are:


All resources have two schemas that are accessible via a parameter:

  • ?schema=blank: returns a blank XML tree of the chosen resource.
  • ?schema=synopsis: returns a blank XML tree of the chosen resource, with the format that is expected for each value and specific indicators (ie, if the node is required, and its maximum size in number of characters).

Available resources

Resource Description
addresses The Customer, Manufacturer and Customer addresses
attachments The product Attachments
attachments/file The product Attachments files
carriers The Carriers that perform deliveries
cart_rules Cart rules management (discount, promotions, …)
carts Customer’s carts
categories The product categories
combinations The product combinations
configurations Shop configuration, used to store miscellaneous parameters from the shop (maintenance, multi shop, email settings, …)
contacts Shop contacts
content_management_system Content management system
countries The countries available on the shop
currencies The currencies installed on the shop
customer_messages Customer services messages
customer_threads Customer services threads
customers The e-shop’s customers
customizations The product customizations
deliveries Product deliveries
employees The Employees
groups The customer’s groups
guests The guests (customers not logged in)
image_types The image types
images The images
images/general/header The shop’s logo in the header
images/general/mail The shop’s logo in the e-mails
images/general/invoice The shop’s logo in the invoice
images/general/store_icon The shop’s logo as a favicon
images/products The products images
images/categories The categories images
images/manufacturers The manufacturers images
images/suppliers The suppliers images
images/stores The stores images
images/customizations The customizations images
languages Shop languages
manufacturers The product manufacturers
messages The customers messages
order_carriers The order carriers
order_details Details of an order
order_histories The Order histories
order_invoices The Order invoices
order_payments The Order payments
order_slip The Order slips (used for refund)
order_states The Order states (Waiting for transfer, Payment accepted, …)
orders The Customers orders
price_ranges Price range
product_customization_fields The Product customization fields
product_feature_values The product feature values (Ceramic, Polyester, … - Removable cover, Short sleeves, …)
product_features The product features (Composition, Property, …)
product_option_values The product options value (S, M, L, … - White, Camel, …)
product_options The product options (Size, Color, …)
product_suppliers Product Suppliers
products The products
search Search
shop_groups Shop groups from multi-shop feature
shop_urls Shop urls from multi-shop feature
shops Shops from multi-shop feature
specific_price_rules Specific price rules management
specific_prices Specific price management
states The available states of countries
stock_availables Available quantities of products
stock_movement_reasons The stock movement reason (Increase, Decrease, Custom Order, …)
stock_movements Stock movements management
stocks Stocks for products
stores The stores
suppliers The product suppliers
supply_order_details Supply Order Details
supply_order_histories Supply Order Histories
supply_order_receipt_histories Supply Order Receipt Histories
supply_order_states Supply Order States
supply_orders Supply Orders
tags The Products tags
tax_rule_groups Group of Tax rule, along with their name
tax_rules Tax rules, to associate Tax with a country, zip code, …
taxes The tax rate
translated_configurations Shop configuration which are translated
warehouse_product_locations Location of products in warehouses
warehouses Warehouses
weight_ranges Weight ranges for deliveries
zones The Countries zones

Schema synopsis format

When displaying a resource schema in synopsis mode, the API gives some useful indication of the expected data type.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<prestashop xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">
        <id_lang format="isUnsignedId"></id_lang>
        <last_passwd_gen readOnly="true"></last_passwd_gen>
        <secure_key format="isMd5" readOnly="true"></secure_key>
        <deleted format="isBool"></deleted>
        <passwd required="true" maxSize="255" format="isPasswd"></passwd>
        <lastname required="true" maxSize="255" format="isCustomerName"></lastname>
        <firstname required="true" maxSize="255" format="isCustomerName"></firstname>
        <email required="true" maxSize="255" format="isEmail"></email>

Generic value types

Format Description Expected format
isBool A boolean value (true or false). 0|1
isFloat A floating-point value (between -3.4 × 10^38 and +3.4 × 10^38). n/a
isInt An integral value (between -2,147,483,648 and 2,147,483,647). n/a
isJson A valid JSON string. n/a
isNullOrUnsignedId An integral and unsigned value (between 0 and 4294967296), or a NULL value. n/a
isSerializedArray PHP serialized data. /^a:[0-9]+:{.*;}$/s
isString A string of characters. n/a
isUnsignedId An integral and unsigned value (between 0 and 4294967296). n/a
isUnsignedFloat An floating-point and unsigned value (between 0 and +6.8 × 10^38). n/a

Specific value types

Format Description Expected format
isAnything No validation. n/a
isApe A valid APE code. /^[0-9]{3,4}[a-zA-Z]{1}$/s
isBirthDate A valid date, in YYYY-MM-DD format. n/a
isCleanHtml Must not contain invalid HTML tags, nor XSS. n/a
isColor A valid HTML/CSS color, in #xxxxxx format or text format. /^(#[0-9a-fA-F]{6}|[a-zA-Z0-9-]*)$/
isDate A valid date. n/a
isDateFormat A valid date format. n/a
isEmail A valid e-mail address. n/a
isImageSize A valid image size, between 0 and 9999. /^[0-9]{1,4}$/
isIp2Long A valid IP for customer messages. #^-?[0-9]+$#
isLanguageCode A valid language code, in XX or XX-XX format. /^[a-zA-Z]{2}(-[a-zA-Z]{2})?$/
isLanguageIsoCode A valid ISO language code, in XX or XXX format. /^[a-zA-Z]{2,3}$/
isLinkRewrite A valid link rewrite. /^[_a-zA-Z0-9\-]+$/
isLocale A valid locale code, in xx-XX format. /^[a-z]{2}-[A-Z]{2}$/
isMd5 A valid MD5 string: 32 characters, mixing lowercase, uppercase and numerals. /^[a-f0-9A-F]{32}$/
isNumericIsoCode A valid ISO code, in 000 format. /^[0-9]{3}$/
isPasswd A valid password, in. between 5 and 72 characters long. /^[.a-zA-Z_0-9-!@#$%\^&*()]{5,72}$/
isPasswdAdmin A valid password, between 8 and 72 characters long. /^[.a-zA-Z_0-9-!@#$%\^&*()]{8,22}$/
isPercentage A valid percentage: float between 0 and 100. n/a
isPhpDateFormat A valid PHP date – in fact, a string without ‘<’ nor ‘>’. /^[^<>]+$/
isPriceDisplayMethod A valid price display method, meaning the value be equals to constants PS_TAX_EXC or PS_TAX_INC. 0|1
isReductionType A valid reduction type. amount|percentage
isReference A valid product reference. /^[^<>;={}]*$/u
isSha1 A valid SHA1 string: 40 characters, mixing lowercase, uppercase and numerals. /^[a-fA-F0-9]{40}$/
isThemeName A theme name. /^[\w-]{3,255}$/u
isTrackingNumber A valid tracking number. /^[~:#,%&_=\(\)\[\]\.\? \+\-@\/a-zA-Z0-9]+$/
isUrl A valid URL. /^[~:#,$%&_=\(\)\.\? \+\-@\/a-zA-Z0-9\pL\pS-]+$/u
isStockManagement A stock management. WA|FIFO|LIFO


Format Description Expected format
isCatalogName A valid product or category name. /^[^<>;=#{}]*$/u
isCarrierName A valid carrier name. /^[^<>;=#{}]*$/u
isConfigName A valid configuration key. /^[a-zA-Z_0-9-]+$/
isCustomerName A valid customer name. see PrestaShop\PrestaShop\Core\ConstraintValidator\CustomerNameValidator
isGenericName A valid standard name. /^[^<>={}]*$/u
isImageTypeName A valid image type. /^[a-zA-Z0-9_ -]+$/
isModuleName A valid module name. /^[a-zA-Z0-9_-]+$/
isName A valid name. /^[^0-9!<>,;?=+()@#"°{}_$%:¤|]*$/u
isTplName A valid template name. /^[a-zA-Z0-9_-]+$/


Format Description Expected format
isAddress A valid postal address. /^[^!<>?=+@{}_$%]*$/u
isDniLite A valid DNI (Documento Nacional de Identidad) identifier. Specific to some Spanish speaking countries or any country configured with DNI field. /^[0-9A-Za-z-.]{1,16}$/U
isCityName A valid city name. /^[^!<>;?=+@#"°{}_$%]*$/u
isCoordinate A valid latitude-longitude coordinates, in 00000.0000 form. /^\-?[0-9]{1,8}\.[0-9]{1,8}$/s
isMessage A valid message. /[<>{}]/i
isPhoneNumber A valid phone number. /^[+0-9. ()\/-]*$/
isPostCode A valid postal code. /^[a-zA-Z 0-9-]+$/
isStateIsoCode A valid state ISO code. /^[a-zA-Z0-9]{1,4}((-)[a-zA-Z0-9]{1,4})?$/
isZipCodeFormat A valid zipcode format. /^[NLCnlc 0-9-]+$/


Format Description Expected format
isAbsoluteUrl A valid absolute URL. /^(https?:)?\/\/[$~:;#,%&_=\(\)\[\]\.\? \+\-@\/a-zA-Z0-9]+$/
isEan13 A valid barcode (EAN13). /^[0-9]{0,13}$/
isIsbn A valid barcode (ISBN). /^[0-9-]{0,32}$/
isLinkRewrite A valid friendly URL. /^[_a-zA-Z0-9\-]+$/
A valid friendly URL (with PS_ALLOW_ACCENTED_CHARS_URL enabled). /^[_a-zA-Z0-9\x{0600}-\x{06FF}\pL\pS-]+$/u
isMpn A valid mpn (Manufacturer Part Number) 40 characters max. n/a
isNegativePrice A valid price value (including negative price). /^[-]?[0-9]{1,10}(\.[0-9]{1,9})?$/
isPrice A valid price value. /^[0-9]{1,10}(\.[0-9]{1,9})?$/
isProductVisibility A valid product visibility. /^both|catalog|search|none$/i
isUpc A valid barcode (UPC). /^[0-9]{0,12}$/