Setting up a BigCommerce Store


The following are the instructions to create API credentials within your BigCommerce store to allow you to integrate the Stone Edge Order Manager using the Connect2Cart service.  This integration uses the BigCommerce API to access the order data and inventory.

Get BigCommerce API Credentials

  1. Login into the Big Commerce Dashboard.
  2. Click “Settings.”
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the Page to “API.”
  4. Click “API Account.”
    Big Commerce Settings Page
  5. Select “Create API Account.”
  6. Give The Settings:
    1. Token Type: V2/V3 API token.
    2. Name something to identify the API account.
    3. API path: given by BigCommerce.
  7. Give the following access rights:
    1. Content: read-only
    2. Checkout content: modify
    3. Customers: modify
    4. Customers login: None
    5. Information & Settings: None
    6. Marketing: None
    7. Orders: modify
    8. Order transactions: modify
    9. Create payments: None
    10. Get payment methods: None
    11. Stored Payment instruments: None
    12. Products: modify
    13. Themes: None
    14. Carts: modify
    15. Checkouts: modify
    16. Sites & routes: None
    17. Channel Settings: None
    18. Channel Listings: None
    19. Storefront API tokens: None
    20. Storefront API customer impersonation tokens: None
    21. Store logs: None
  8. Click “Save”

  9. A popup will appear with the following:
    1. Client ID
    2. Client secret
    3. Access token

  10. Click “Done” after saving the information.
    1. Easily save with the blue copy buttons on the right-hand side
      NOTE: A text file will also be automatically downloaded with the information
  11. The API account will appear in your list!
  12. Send the information to Stone Edge

Add the Shopping Cart To Stone Edge

Once we receive the information, you will be given the following:

  • Cart ID/Username
  • Cart Password
  • Script URL

Follow the instructions from the link to finish your setup:

Setting Up a Connect2Cart Channel – Stone Edge Order Manager

Updated on August 30, 2022

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