How to Connect to Zen Cart API

Published 8 July 2020 | Updated 8 July 2020 |


Zen Cart API Connection: Main Benefits for SaaS App Vendors

If you are running a B2B software for retailers, you probably think about the development of integration with a high number of shopping platforms. In this article, we will give more info related to building a connection with Zen Cart API.

Zen Cart is a shopping cart software with a high number of users. Currently, there are more than 180,000 websites that are powered by Zen Cart. It is highly popular among online retailers from the USA (65,000 e-stores), Germany (16,000 e-stores), France (9,000 e-stores), Italy (8,800 e-stores), and Spain (8,000 e-stores).

The connection of your system with Zen Cart API may bring a lot of advantages to your business. First of all, Zen Cart integration allows your system to access the valuable data form e-stores built on this shopping platform. It means that you will be able to work the info connected with e-stores' orders, customers, products, etc. It will be possible for you to process this data by your software and provide your functionality to retailers who use Zen Cart.

Secondly, you can increase your profits and expand the number of your prospective clients. The connection with Zen Cart API allows you to provide your service to clients from the USA and European countries. This step may hugely increase your software presence on the global market. If to talk about the increase in profits, everything is easy. More clients you have, the more money your business earns.

Now, let's explore in detail the aspects of developing the connection with Zen Cart API with the help of the infographic presented below.


How API2Cart can Help You With Zen Cart Integration

As you can see, the usage of API2Cart integration service is the best way to easily connect your system to Zen Cart API. API2Cart provides more than 100 API methods that can help you to work with Zen Cart e-stores’ data with no efforts.

API2Cart supports such methods fo managing the data from Zen Cart:

  • for working with products: product.list/ count/ info/ find/ add/ update
  • for working with categories: category.list/ count/ info/ find
  • for working with orders: order.count/ list/ info/ find/ update/ status.list/ abandoned.list
  • for working with customers: customer.list/ count/ info/ find/ add

The detailed info about API2Cart API methods you can find in our API Documentation. With API2Cart, you can do various operations. For example, if you provide a shipping management software for retailers, you definitely need to import orders from Zen Cart into your system to be able to propose your functionality to those who use this shopping platform.

For this purpose, you can use order.list method or webhook for order.add event provided by API2Cart. Order.list API method allows you to retrieve the list of new orders from stores. Webhook for order.add event makes it possible to track new orders on different stores.

You can try API2Cart for 30-days absolutely for free. Moreover, you will be able to test all the functionality and provided API methods with no limits during that period.

If you want to get more info on how API2Cart can help you develop the connection with Zen Cart API, contact our managers by chat, email, or phone. We are ready to help you 24/7.