Quick start instructions that make sense for BigCommerce API
1. API Credentials can be generated from a store’s control panel. You must be the owner of the store to generate these. They look something like:
How to Find your BigCommerce Store Hash.
The Bigcommerce store hash value can also be derived from your temp URL. For example, if your temp URL is http://store-xxxxxxxxx.mybigcommerce.com/ then your store_hash value is the xxxxxxxxx
Download Postman to help make the API calls
You can download Postman here
Params or Parameters are the same as the Query
The first tab to fill out is Params – this is basically your query. Here are all the possible queries.
The next tab is Authorizations
Type = inherit auth from parent
Big Commerce Postman Headers tab
This is where the API credentials go.
Accept:application/json Content-Type:application/json X-Auth-Token:XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX X-Auth-Client:XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX