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Listening for Events

Listening for Events

Your app may need to be notified when specific events occur on a BigCommerce store (for example, when an order is created). Your app can programmatically subscribe to such events using webhooks. We'll briefly introduce webhooks in this article (for visibility); to take a deeper dive, see Webhooks Overview.

Available webhooks

The following resources have webhooks events available to apps:

Learn more about webhook events.

Creating webhooks

To create a webhook, send a request to the Create a webhook endpoint.

Example request: Create a webhook
X-Auth-Token: {ACCESS_TOKEN}
Content-Type: application/json
Accept: application/json
  "scope": "store/order/updated",
  "destination": "",
  "is_active": true

Learn more about creating webhooks.

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