etsy order status

Published 26 April 2021 | Updated 13 May 2021 | Khrystyna Oliinyk

Numerous online retailers are looking for a way to simplify their order management. If you provide multi-channel, inventory and order management, ERP, or warehouse management systems, then order data is valuable to your software.

It's also well known that your software needs to constantly add the support of various shopping platforms and marketplaces. Integrating with them allows you to expand your market share and meet the expectations of the growing number of online retailers.

Etsy is one of the most popular marketplaces that counts 2 million of its users. Connecting with this marketplace can be of great benefit to your business.

If you are looking for a simple way to get Etsy order status and other related data, then you are at the right place. Let's see why it's important for you as an eCommerce system provider to integrate your software with Etsy and how to connect and work with its data with ease.

Key Facts About Etsy

Etsy is one of the leading marketplaces that was founded in 2005 in New York. It is an online marketplace that connects buyers with handmade product makers and artisans, as well as antique products dealers.

Etsy is an online marketplace with many additional features such as customer profiles and collections, virtual retail stores, and the ability to purchase items through other social media platforms. At the end of 2018, the Etsy platform had over 39.5 million customers. Etsy's annual revenue increased to approximately $604 million in 2018, with the majority of revenue coming from the platform. Over 2 million online merchants from 234 countries use Etsy to sell their products.

Etsy API Peculiarities

When it comes to integrating with various eCommerce platforms and marketplaces like Etsy, we can safely assume that this is one of the biggest challenges for any company offering eCommerce software. When you try to integrate your application with Etsy, you will have to deal with the following issues:

  • Integration usually takes a lot of time. During this time, the professional developer needs to learn the concept and architecture of the platform.

  • Be prepared to pay a large sum of money, including additional costs if further changes are required. After the completion and efficient iteration of the integration, the developer's commitment and focus is expected as new versions are released, which implies more updates. Also, your customers may order further updates and enhancements.

  • Each integration requires a significant amount of work, which does not disappear until the work is completed. To get a higher and more reliable result, you need someone with experience and expertise, which is not easy to find.

  • Etsy's documentation doesn't include all the information needed to easily provide the integration.

  • Another problem with retrieving data from Etsy through its API is the lack of relationship between product variants and images. Furthermore, evaluating the Etsy API is a very costly process.

All these factors make integrating your eCommerce application with the Etsy platform very complex. That is why relying on third-party solutions is the best choice.

Solution for Easy Etsy Integration

API2Cart lets you solve all the challenges associated with the integration of your software with shopping platforms and marketplaces. It provides a unified API to connect with more than 40 eCommerce platforms and marketplaces, including Etsy, Shopify, Magento, BigCommerce, OpenCart, PrestaShop, WooCommerce, and many more.

The main advantage of API2Cart is that you no longer need to set up integrations with different shopping platforms. Just one integration with API2Cart and you will get access to 40+ eCommerce platforms. You will be able to get orders, order status, product information, customers, etc.

Such a connection will save you money, resources and time, thus attracting a large number of potential customers. Moreover, API2Cart offers flexible pricing and allows you to use the service risk-free for 30 days.

How to Get Etsy Order Status via API2Cart

Now when you know that API2Cart is your easiest way for integration with various shopping platforms and marketplaces, let's look at the procedure from the inside out. API2Cart offers various API methods for accessing the information from online stores built on the different shopping platforms. It also allows you to get info about orders, order status, customers, products from marketplaces, including Etsy.

For example, to get Etsy order status you will have to execute order.status.list method which returns the statuses such as “Processing”, “Shipped”, “Canceled”, etc. Here is the response structure of this method:


{
  "return_code":0,
  "return_message":"",
  "result":{
    "count":14,
    "cart_order_statuses":[
      {
        "status":[
          {
            "id":2,
            "name":"Processing"
          },
          {
            "id":3,
            "name":"Shipped"
          },
          {
            "id":7,
            "name":"Canceled"
          },
          {
            "id":5,
            "name":"Complete"
          },
          {
            "id":8,
            "name":"Denied"
          },
          {
            "id":9,
            "name":"Canceled Reversal"
          },
          {
            "id":10,
            "name":"Failed"
          },
          {
            "id":11,
            "name":"Refunded"
          },
          {
            "id":12,
            "name":"Reversed"
          },
          {
            "id":13,
            "name":"Chargeback"
          },
          {
            "id":1,
            "name":"Pending"
          },
          {
            "id":16,
            "name":"Voided"
          },
          {
            "id":15,
            "name":"Processed"
          },
          {
            "id":14,
            "name":"Expired"
          }
        ]
      }
    ]
  }
}

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