What is Etsy’s API?

Etsy has a public API that developers can query and use to update specific information from Etsy. Many developers use the data from Etsy’s API to build apps and integrations for sellers.

API stands for Application Programming Interface.

An API allows software developers to build new applications based on the unique data and capabilities provided by a software program or website.

Apps and Integrations

You can review Etsy’s featured integrations in the Integrations tab in Shop Manager.

You can add an app to your Etsy account to enhance your selling experience. Learn more about Etsy shop integrations. Since these integrations are created by third-parties, you should contact the developer of an app you’re interested in if you have any questions about their functionality or services. 

How to resolve technical issues with apps and integrations

As Etsy launches new features, third-party API developers will update their apps to ensure they’re compatible with Etsy’s tools. However, some third-party apps may not be compatible with Etsy’s latest updates, and you may experience errors while using that app.

If you require assistance with a third-party app or integration, contact the developers directly. You can use the contact information on the developer's website or application.

Please keep in mind that apps are created through third parties that Etsy may not be affiliated with. Etsy is limited on the support we can provide for applications created using the Etsy API. If you’re unable to reach an app’s developers, you can contact Etsy’s support team.

How to develop an integration with Etsy’s API

If you're a developer and want to access the Etsy API, start by creating an Etsy account if you don't have one already. By using the API, developers agree to Etsy’s API Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Terms of Use.

Once registered, you'll need an API key. You can obtain a key at the Etsy Developer Community website. After you receive an API key, we’d recommend reviewing our documentation to get started.

If you’re a developer and have questions about developing your Etsy integration, you can contact us at developer@etsy.com. You can also interact with other third-party developers in Etsy’s Developer Google Group.

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