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Cart Order

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Module: Shopping Cart API

Resource: cart


Allows you to create an order from a shopping cart (quote).
Before placing the order, you need to add the customer, customer address, shipping and payment methods.


Type Name Description
string sessionId Session ID
int quoteId Shopping Cart ID (quote ID)
string storeId Store view ID or code (optional)
ArrayOfString licenses
Website license ID (optional)


Type Name Description
string result Result of creating an order

No Faults.


Request Example SOAP V1
$proxy = new SoapClient('http://magentohost/api/soap/?wsdl');
$sessionId = $proxy->login('apiUser', 'apiKey');

$shoppingCartIncrementId = $proxy->call( $sessionId, 'cart.create', array( 'magento_store' ) );

$resultOrderCreation = $proxy->call(
Request Example SOAP V2
 * Example of order creation
 * Preconditions are as follows:
 * 1. Create a customer
 * 2. Create a simple product */

$user = 'apiUser';
$password = 'apiKey';
    $proxy = new SoapClient('http://magentohost/api/v2_soap/?wsdl');
    $sessionId = $proxy->login($user, $password);
    $cartId = $proxy->shoppingCartCreate($sessionId, 1);
    // load the customer list and select the first customer from the list
    $customerList = $proxy->customerCustomerList($sessionId, array());
    $customer = (array) $customerList[0];
    $customer['mode'] = 'customer';
    $proxy->shoppingCartCustomerSet($sessionId, $cartId, $customer);
    // load the product list and select the first product from the list
    $productList = $proxy->catalogProductList($sessionId);
    $product = (array) $productList[0];
    $product['qty'] = 1;
    $proxy->shoppingCartProductAdd($sessionId, $cartId, array($product));

    $address = array(
            'mode' => 'shipping',
            'firstname' => $customer['firstname'],
            'lastname' => $customer['lastname'],
            'street' => 'street address',
            'city' => 'city',
            'region' => 'region',
            'telephone' => 'phone number',
            'postcode' => 'postcode',
            'country_id' => 'country ID',
            'is_default_shipping' => 0,
            'is_default_billing' => 0
            'mode' => 'billing',
            'firstname' => $customer['firstname'],
            'lastname' => $customer['lastname'],
            'street' => 'street address',
            'city' => 'city',
            'region' => 'region',
            'telephone' => 'phone number',
            'postcode' => 'postcode',
            'country_id' => 'country ID',
            'is_default_shipping' => 0,
            'is_default_billing' => 0
     // add customer address
    $proxy->shoppingCartCustomerAddresses($sessionId, $cartId, $address);
    // add shipping method
    $proxy->shoppingCartShippingMethod($sessionId, $cartId, 'flatrate_flatrate');

    $paymentMethod =  array(
        'po_number' => null,
        'method' => 'checkmo',
        'cc_cid' => null,
        'cc_owner' => null,
        'cc_number' => null,
        'cc_type' => null,
        'cc_exp_year' => null,
        'cc_exp_month' => null
     // add payment method
    $proxy->shoppingCartPaymentMethod($sessionId, $cartId, $paymentMethod);
     // place the order
    $orderId = $proxy->shoppingCartOrder($sessionId, $cartId, null, null);