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Set For Quote Item

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Module: GiftMessage API

Resource: giftmessage


Allows you to set a gift message for an item in the shopping cart (quote).


Type Name Description
string sessionId Session ID
string quoteItemId Shopping cart (quote) item ID
array giftMessage Array of giftMessageEntity
string store Store view ID or code (optional)


Type Name Description
array result giftMessageResponse

The giftMessageEntity content is as follows:

Type Name Description
string from
Gift message sender
string to
Gift message recipient
string message
Gift message

The giftMessageResponse content is as follows:

Type Name Description
string entityId
Entity ID
boolean result
Result of adding a message
string error


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, 'giftmessage.setForQuoteItem', array('quoteItemId' => '1', 'giftMessage' => array('from' => 'John', 'to' => 'Sara', 'message' => 'Gift message text')));
var_dump ($result);
Request Example SOAP V2
$proxy = new SoapClient('http://magentohost/api/v2_soap/?wsdl'); 

$sessionId = $proxy->login('apiUser', 'apiKey'); 
$result = $proxy->giftMessageSetForQuoteItem($sessionId, '1', array(
'from' => 'John',
'to' => 'Sara',
'message' => 'Gift message text'
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->giftMessageSetForQuoteItem((object)array('sessionId' => $sessionId->result, 'quoteItemId' => '1', 'giftMessage' => array(
'from' => 'John',
'to' => 'Sara',
'message' => 'Gift message text'
Response Example SOAP V1
  'entityId' => string '1' (length=1)
  'result' => boolean true
  'error' => string '' (length=0)