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WooCommerce API - Node.js Client

A Node.js client for the WooCommerce REST API. Easily interact with the WooCommerce REST API using this library.

- 2019-07-29: This client is obsolete and will no longer receive updates, a new JavaScript library is available under the name of @woocommerce/woocommerce-rest-api.

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npm install --save woocommerce-api

Getting started

Generate API credentials (Consumer Key & Consumer Secret) following this instructions http://docs.woocommerce.com/document/woocommerce-rest-api/ .

Check out the WooCommerce API endpoints and data that can be manipulated in http://woocommerce.github.io/woocommerce-rest-api-docs/.


Setup for the new WP REST API integration (WooCommerce 2.6 or later):

var WooCommerceAPI = require('woocommerce-api');
var WooCommerce = new WooCommerceAPI({
  url: 'http://example.com',
  wpAPI: true,
  version: 'wc/v1'

Setup for the old WooCommerce legacy API:

var WooCommerceAPI = require('woocommerce-api');
var WooCommerce = new WooCommerceAPI({
  url: 'http://example.com',
  version: 'v3'


Option Type Required Description
url String yes Your Store URL, example: http://woo.dev/
consumerKey String yes Your API consumer key
consumerSecret String yes Your API consumer secret
wpAPI Bool no Allow requests to the WP REST API (WooCommerce 2.6 or later)
wpAPIPrefix String no Custom WP REST API URL prefix, used to support custom prefixes created with the rest_url_prefix filter
version String no API version, default is v3
verifySsl Bool no Verify SSL when connect, use this option as false when need to test with self-signed certificates
encoding String no Encoding, default is 'utf-8'
queryStringAuth Bool no When true and using under HTTPS force Basic Authentication as query string, default is false
port string no Provide support for URLs with ports, eg: 8080
timeout Integer no Define the request timeout
agent Agent no User agent instance.


Params Type Description
endpoint String WooCommerce API endpoint, example: customers or order/12
data Object JS object, will be converted to JSON
callback Function Callback function. Returns err, data and res


  • .get(endpoint)
  • .get(endpoint, callback)


  • .post(endpoint, data)
  • .post(endpoint, data, callback)


  • .put(endpoint, data)
  • .put(endpoint, data, callback)


  • .delete(endpoint)
  • .delete(endpoint, callback)


  • .options(endpoint)
  • .options(endpoint, callback)

Promified Methods

Every method can be used in a promified way just adding Async to the method name. Like in:

WooCommerce.getAsync('products').then(function(result) {
  return JSON.parse(result.toJSON().body);

Release History

  • 2019-07-29 - v1.5.0 - Updated dependencies, and adds support for agent.
  • 2016-12-14 - v1.4.2 - Fixed WordPress 4.7 compatibility.
  • 2016-09-28 - v1.4.1 - Updated dependencies and updated/fixed oAuth1.0a.
  • 2016-06-30 - v1.4.0 - Added wpAPIPrefix option to allow custom WP REST API Url prefix and support for promified methods.
  • 2016-06-09 - v1.3.2 - Fixed oAuth signature for WP REST API.
  • 2016-06-08 - v1.3.1 - Fixed README.md.
  • 2016-06-03 - v1.3.0 - Added new timeout option and updated dependencies.
  • 2016-05-09 - v1.2.0 - Added support for WP REST API and added method to do HTTP OPTIONS requests.
  • 2016-03-18 - v1.1.1 - Added support for ports.
  • 2016-02-22 - v1.1.0 - Added queryStringAuth option to allow Basic Authentication as query string.
  • 2015-12-07 - v1.0.4 - Updated dependencies and fixed brackets when sorting query string.
  • 2015-12-07 - v1.0.3 - Added method to properly sort query strings when using oAuth.
  • 2015-07-11 - v1.0.2 - Fixed the examples on example.js and README.md.
  • 2015-07-11 - v1.0.1 - Added unit tests, improved the main class and added full description on README.md.
  • 2015-07-11 - v1.0.0 - Initial release.



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