A Web service is a method of communication between two electronic devices over a network. It relies on a known set of methods, formats and access rights, so as be able to use the webservice's content on any other authorized tool, and build upon the original tool.

You can enable PrestaShop webservice, so that third-party tools can access your data. This potentially makes it possible for interesting tools to help you or your customers better use your shop (such as mobile applications).

The configuration is pretty basic: if you don't want anyone to access your shop through third-party tools and apps, just keep it disabled.

Warning: For security reasons, make sure your shop supports SSL connection!

Not any app can access your store through the PrestaShop webservice: you decide which can, and what they can do. Every app as a unique connection key, with specific access rights.

You can add more with the usual "Add New" link and form:

Available documentation :

Full tutorial for the web service


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