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Metafields

Get Cart Metafields

GET /carts/{cart_id}/metafields

Request

Get a cart's metafields.

Authentication

  • X-Auth-Token in header
    required

Parameters

  • store_hash in path - string
  • page in query - integer

    Specifies the page number in a limited (paginated) list of products.

  • limit in query - integer

    Controls the number of items per page in a limited (paginated) list of products.

  • key in query - string

    Filter based on a metafieldʼs key.

  • namespace in query - string

    Filter based on a metafieldʼs namespaces.

  • direction in query - string

    Sort direction. Acceptable values are: asc, desc.

    Allowed: asc | desc

example

Response

An array of metafields and metadata.

Body

application/json

Response payload for the BigCommerce API.

  • data

    Allows app partners to write custom data to various resources in the API.

  • pagination
    object

    Data about the response, including pagination and collection totals.

  • data

    Allows app partners to write custom data to various resources in the API.

  • pagination
    object

    Data about the response, including pagination and collection totals.

example

Create a Cart Metafield

POST /carts/{cart_id}/metafields

Request

Create a cart Metafield.

If you create an order from a Cart, you can continue referencing the Cart Metafields even if you delete the original Cart. Use the cart_id field on the Order to construct the Cart Metafield endpoint.

Authentication

  • X-Auth-Token in header
    required

Parameters

  • store_hash in path - string
  • Content-Type in header with default of application/json - string
    required

Body

object | application/json

Common Metafield properties.

  • permission_set
    string
    required

    Determines the visibility and writeability of the field by other API consumers.

    ValueDescription
    app_onlyPrivate to the app that owns the field.
    readVisible to other API consumers.
    writeOpen for reading and writing by other API consumers.
    read_and_sf_accessVisible to other API consumers, including on the storefront.
    write_and_sf_accessOpen for reading and writing by other API consumers, including on the storefront.

    Allowed: app_only | read | write | read_and_sf_access | write_and_sf_access

  • namespace
    string
    required

    Namespace for the metafield, for organizational purposes.

    >= 1 characters<= 64 characters

    Example: Sales Department

  • key
    string
    required

    The name of the field, for example: location_id, color.

    >= 1 characters<= 64 characters

    Example: Staff Name

  • value
    string
    required

    The value of the field, for example: 1, blue.

    >= 1 characters<= 65535 characters

    Example: Ronaldo

  • description
    string

    Description for the metafields.

    >= 0 characters<= 255 characters

    Example: Name of Staff Member

example

Response

A Metafield object.

Body

object | application/json

Response payload for the BigCommerce API.

  • data

    Allows app partners to write custom data to various resources in the API.

  • meta
    object

    Data about the response, including pagination and collection totals.

example

Get a Cart Metafield

GET /carts/{cart_id}/metafields/{metafield_id}

Request

Gets a cart metafield.

Authentication

  • X-Auth-Token in header
    required

Parameters

  • store_hash in path - string
  • metafield_id in path - integer
    required

    The unique ID of the subject Metafield.

  • page in query - integer

    Specifies the page number in a limited (paginated) list of products.

  • limit in query - integer

    Controls the number of items per page in a limited (paginated) list of products.

  • key in query - string

    Filter based on a metafieldʼs key.

  • namespace in query - string

    Filter based on a metafieldʼs namespaces.

  • direction in query - string

    Sort direction. Acceptable values are: asc, desc.

    Allowed: asc | desc

example

Response

A Metafield object.

Body

application/json

Response payload for the BigCommerce API.

  • data

    Allows app partners to write custom data to various resources in the API.

  • pagination
    object

    Data about the response, including pagination and collection totals.

  • data

    Allows app partners to write custom data to various resources in the API.

  • pagination
    object

    Data about the response, including pagination and collection totals.

example

Update a Cart Metafield

PUT /carts/{cart_id}/metafields/{metafield_id}

Request

Update a Metafield, by cart_id.

Authentication

  • X-Auth-Token in header
    required

Parameters

  • store_hash in path - string
  • metafield_id in path - integer
    required

    The unique ID of the subject Metafield.

  • Content-Type in header with default of application/json - string
    required

A Metafield object.

Body

object | application/json

Common Metafield properties.

  • permission_set
    string
    required

    Determines the visibility and writeability of the field by other API consumers.

    ValueDescription
    app_onlyPrivate to the app that owns the field.
    readVisible to other API consumers.
    writeOpen for reading and writing by other API consumers.
    read_and_sf_accessVisible to other API consumers, including on the storefront.
    write_and_sf_accessOpen for reading and writing by other API consumers, including on the storefront.

    Allowed: app_only | read | write | read_and_sf_access | write_and_sf_access

  • namespace
    string
    required

    Namespace for the metafield, for organizational purposes.

    >= 1 characters<= 64 characters

    Example: Sales Department

  • key
    string
    required

    The name of the field, for example: location_id, color.

    >= 1 characters<= 64 characters

    Example: Staff Name

  • value
    string
    required

    The value of the field, for example: 1, blue.

    >= 1 characters<= 65535 characters

    Example: Ronaldo

  • description
    string

    Description for the metafields.

    >= 0 characters<= 255 characters

    Example: Name of Staff Member

Response

A Metafield and metadata.

Body

object | application/json

Response payload for the BigCommerce API.

  • data

    Allows app partners to write custom data to various resources in the API.

  • meta
    object

    Data about the response, including pagination and collection totals.

Delete a Metafield

DELETE /carts/{cart_id}/metafields/{metafield_id}

Request

Deletes a Metafield.

Authentication

  • X-Auth-Token in header
    required

Parameters

  • store_hash in path - string
  • Accept in header with default of application/json - string
    required

    The MIME type of the response body.

  • cart_id in path - string
    required

    The ID of the Cart to which the transactions belong.

  • metafield_id in path - integer
    required

    The unique ID of the subject Metafield.

example

Response

An empty response.

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