Abandoned Carts

  • Host: api.bigcommerce.com/stores/store_hash/v3
  • Protocols: https
  • Accepts: application/json
  • Responds With: application/json

Use /abandoned-carts/{token} on headless storefronts to retrieve the cart_id via the abandoned cart token passed in to headless storefront via an abandoned cart email link clicked on by a shopper. Once the cart_id has been retrieved, it can be used to fetch and display information about the cart to the shopper via the storefront cart and/or server-to-server cart APIs.

OAuth Scopes

UI Name Permission Parameter
Carts modify store_cart
Carts read-only store_cart_read_only

For more information on OAuth Scopes, see: Authentication.


Requests can be authenticated by sending an access_token via X-Auth-Token HTTP header:

GET /stores/store_hash/v3/catalog/summary
host: api.bigcommerce.com
Accept: application/json
X-Auth-Token: {access_token}
Header Parameter Description
X-Auth-Token access_token Obtained by creating an API account or installing an app in a BigCommerce control panel.

For more information on Authenticating BigCommerce APIs, see: Authentication.