for mobile and remote access
AbanteCart storefront API is included in code base distribution starting from version 1.0.0. API is RESTful based with JSON as a primary data document format. API supports both HTTP and HTTPS protocols along with extra security if using API key configured in the control panel of AbanteCart.
API build to provide same features as regular AbanteCart storefront and offer remote or mobile platforms to access shopping cart and perform light weight eCommerce requests.
API includes product (catalog) and customer side support. These includes browsing categories, products, attributes as well as create new customer account, login, add to cart and place orders.
AbanteCart API is optimized to perform light and fast responses to the client’s requests. API rt routes are explicit and start with a/... , example, a/product/product