Lazada Open Platform and Lazada API

Seller Support Desk

Frequently Asked Questions
 

Question

Answer

1

What is API?

Application Programming Interface (API) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software and applications. 

2

Why do I need to connect to Lazada API

When you have a Professional seller account (i.e., Seller Center) you can use API to sell products and manage your online business on Lazada.

Lazada Open Platform enables you to link your internal systems or third party applications via APIs to your Lazada store. You might use APIs to manage a variety of functions such as import products, or migrate orders into your accounting or EPR system, etc.

3

What is Lazada Open Platform

Lazada Open Platform is an integrated open platform, that provides end-to-end API generation and provision services for our sellers like yourself, to build apps or connect your existing apps to Lazada. This means if you have development capabilities or use third party apps, you can better manage your business by connecting them directly to your Lazada store via APIs.

4

Why is Lazada introducing open platform

To enables developers (ISVs and sellers) to develop and manage several types of applications for Lazada sellers, such as ERP system, omni-channel system, marketing APPs, accounting software, cataloguing tools, image enhancement tools, order management system, and warehouse management system.

Solid security framework like user authorization and hosting environment is deployed to protect business data.

5

What are my benefits to move to Lazada Open Platform?

Rich API endpoints for all the areas of e-commerce, including product, order, user, marketing, and payment management. Besides, more APIs will be open to meet the business requirements.

Higher concurrency and success rate of API calls, ensuring your application performance.

The dashboard provides view of successful and failed API calls initiated by your applications, helping your monitor the performance of your applications.

A migration guide is provided to ensure the smooth migration of your applications

6

I want more information. How can I get it?

Please direct any further questions to the Partner Support Center.

 
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