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Customer Info

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Module: Mage_Customer

Allows you to export/import customers from/to Magento.

Resource: customer


Retrieve information about the specified customer.


Type Name Description
string sessionId Session ID
int customerId ID of the required customer
ArrayOfString attributes Array of attributes


Type Name Description
array customerInfo Array of customerCustomerEntity

The customerCustomerEntity content is as follows:

Type Name Description
int customer_id ID of the customer
string created_at Date when the customer was created
string updated_at Date when the customer was updated
string increment_id Increment ID
int store_id Store ID
int website_id Website ID
string created_in Store view the customer was created in
string email Customer email
string firstname Customer first name
string middlename Customer middle name
string lastname Customer last name
int group_id Customer group ID
string prefix Customer prefix
string suffix Customer suffix
string dob Customer date of birth
string taxvat Tax/VAT number
boolean confirmation Confirmation flag
string password_hash Password hash
string rp_token Reset password token
string rp_token_created_at Date when the password was reset


Request Example SOAP V1
$client = new SoapClient('http://magentohost/api/soap/?wsdl');

// If somestuff requires API authentication,
// then get a session token
$session = $client->login('apiUser', 'apiKey');

$result = $client->call($session, 'customer.info', '2');

// If you don't need the session anymore
Request Example SOAP V2
$proxy = new SoapClient('http://magentohost/api/v2_soap/?wsdl'); // TODO : change url
$sessionId = $proxy->login('apiUser', 'apiKey'); // TODO : change login and pwd if necessary

$result = $proxy->customerCustomerInfo($sessionId, '2');
Request Example SOAP V2 (WS-I Compliance Mode)
$proxy = new SoapClient('http://magentohost/api/v2_soap/?wsdl');

$sessionId = $proxy->login((object)array('username' => 'apiUser', 'apiKey' => 'apiKey'));

$result = $proxy->customerCustomerInfo((object)array('sessionId' => $sessionId->result, 'customerId' => '2'));
Response Example SOAP V1
  'customer_id' => string '2' (length=1)
  'created_at' => string '2012-03-29 12:37:23' (length=19)
  'updated_at' => string '2012-03-30 12:59:21' (length=19)
  'increment_id' => null
  'store_id' => string '2' (length=1)
  'website_id' => string '2' (length=1)
  'confirmation' => null
  'created_in' => string 'English' (length=7)
  'default_billing' => null
  'default_shipping' => string '2' (length=1)
  'disable_auto_group_change' => string '0' (length=1)
  'dob' => null
  'email' => string 'john@example.com' (length=16)
  'firstname' => string 'johny' (length=5)
  'gender' => null
  'group_id' => string '1' (length=1)
  'lastname' => string 'doe' (length=3)
  'middlename' => null
  'password_hash' => string 'cccfb3ecf54c9644a34106783148eff2:sp' (length=35)
  'prefix' => null
  'rp_token' => string '15433dd072f1f4e5aae83231b93f72d0' (length=32)
  'rp_token_created_at' => string '2012-03-30 15:10:31' (length=19)
  'suffix' => null
  'taxvat' => null