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API Updates and Announcement for December 7, 2023
Recommended promotions usage information is available. Now you’ll have guidance on creating rules for active promotions.
Updated the Headless Checkout tutorial to improve understanding and readability.
BigCommerce is excited to announce a move toward a more streamlined and consolidated public-facing docs repository in 2024. On December 27th, all our current docs repositories will become read-only in preparation for the move into one repository. This change includes the following repositories:
If you maintain API clients, your source for the most up-to-date API specifications will change.
API Update for November 30, 2023
Added Nexi to the list of compatible payment gateways for raw card data.
API Updates for November 9, 2023
Added minimum and maximum values for the pagination limit parameter.
You can not exclude
gift_wrapping_options_listfrom response bodies in the Catalog API.
API Updates and Announcement for October 26, 2023
Added tax zone-based price display for storefronts to the Tax Settings API.
We are eager to announce the launch of the newly re-designed BigCommerce Developer Center! We’ve designed the new developer.bigcommerce.com site to provide a first-class experience for any developer looking to build with BigCommerce tools. With intuitiveness in mind, we created the Developer Center to engage users in a flow of discovery and development.
If you have any feedback or suggestions for the new site, please don't hesitate to let us know using the in-page widget.
Thank you for being a part of the BigCommerce Community!
API Updates and Announcement for October 5, 2023
Added the limitation of 25 simultaneous PUT requests for the Upsert Price List Assignment endpoint.
Added the limitation of 1000 images per product in the Create a Product endpoint.
API Updates and Announcements for September 21, 2023
Added Universal Analytics to the list of deprecations.
Updated the Request shipping rates response body documentation to clarify that the
discounted_costfield is optional.
Stored Payment Instruments is now open beta.
The Update Cart Line Item endpoint can now update or delete an existing GiftWrapping.
Added Best Practices for API Integration Design article.
We are implementing an internal migration for GET v3/catalog/variants endpoint to enhance our API's performance. If you experience any unexpected API behavior on the following endpoint, please check the documentation to ensure all accurate query parameters and API usage.
The BigCommerce DevX team is pleased to announce the launch of a new GraphQL Storefront Playground. We’ve made the following improvements:
Add new GraphQL UI
Replace initial tabs with Sample queries navigation to reduce clunkiness
Select queries from samples now auto-populate URL parameters
Add Explorer plugin to help with query construction
Move the URL bar to the bottom right footer
Resolve several UI-related bugs