ShippyPro API is the easiest way to integrate your system with 140+ Carriers worldwide to ship your packages.
Let's see how to integrate APIs step by step 🔍
1. API Documentation. 📄
To start using our APIs you need to carefully read our API Documentation. This way, you'll get all the information you need to know about how our APIs work.
2. Join ShippyPro for free. 📝
3. Connect at least one Carrier. 🚚
4. Get your API Key. 🔑
We're almost there, now what you need to do is activate the Fast Growing Plan.
💡Note: Our APIs are written to work as either a RESTful or SOAP service
You'll find your API Key by clicking on Integrations > API.
Once you copied your API Key, follow these steps explained here:
API Documentation > Authentication.
Please remember to set the API Call as follows:
API KEY as Username
Leave the Password blank
5. Test API 💻
You can now finally test our APIs using Generic as Carrier. We created this carrier in order to test all ShippyPro features.
💡Note: Generic is not a real Carrier, it won't generate any real tracking number.
Learn how to use Generic Carrier here.
You can test our API Calls from Integrations & API > API. Click on the right top button Use the API Console.
You'll get access to ShippyPro API Console, where you can test all our API Calls:
📌 Please note that if you'd like to use an API call that is not included among the ones listed in the API Console you should employ a different software like Postman or Insomnia.
Would you like to test our APIs for free? Click on the button below to know how:
6. What can I do from the API section on ShippyPro?
From Integrations > API, click on View API logs you'll be able to see live requests and responses in more detail.
By clicking on API Errors instead, it's possible to consult all the history of errors faced.
Through Webhook Logs, by inserting your endpoint you'll get notified upon changes of delivery status and be able to access useful insights about tracking updates
7. You're ready to go! ✨
Now you're ready to start integrating our APIs, take a look at our dedicated Help Center Articles to learn how to get the most out of ShippyPro APIs.
💡Note: remember to first accept our General Conditions from Label Creator > To Ship before using APIs.