{"_id":"595ec986fda895001beb2aa4","project":"551e85be610f400d00837db7","initVersion":{"_id":"58112e71ded0340f0085d02a","version":"2.0"},"user":{"_id":"58a36246b2c9e91b00e551cb","username":"","name":"Emily Brodman"},"__v":0,"createdAt":"2017-07-06T23:36:38.034Z","changelog":[],"body":"New: Modify product inventory for ecommerce products!\n\n## NEW: SET PRODUCT INVENTORY\nYou can now easily get and modify your product instance's inventory levels via the Merchant API. This will make it easier to manage large volumes of one-time ecommerce products, especially if you're tracking and managing inventory across multiple channels or fulfillment centers. You'll want to use the new `PUT https://api.cratejoy.com/v1/product_instances/{product_instance_id}/inventory/` endpoint to modify a given product instance's `quantity_on_hand`. \n\n## PRODUCT VS. PRODUCT INSTANCE?\n*Products* have a one-to-many relationship with *Product Instances.* If a product has no variants, it has just one product instance. If a product has multiple variants, you'll have one product instance for each possible combination of variants. Note that for inventory tracking, each product instance has its own inventory levels that are tracked separately.","slug":"merchant-api-release-notes-july-6","title":"Merchant API Release Notes, July 6"}

Merchant API Release Notes, July 6


New: Modify product inventory for ecommerce products! ## NEW: SET PRODUCT INVENTORY You can now easily get and modify your product instance's inventory levels via the Merchant API. This will make it easier to manage large volumes of one-time ecommerce products, especially if you're tracking and managing inventory across multiple channels or fulfillment centers. You'll want to use the new `PUT https://api.cratejoy.com/v1/product_instances/{product_instance_id}/inventory/` endpoint to modify a given product instance's `quantity_on_hand`. ## PRODUCT VS. PRODUCT INSTANCE? *Products* have a one-to-many relationship with *Product Instances.* If a product has no variants, it has just one product instance. If a product has multiple variants, you'll have one product instance for each possible combination of variants. Note that for inventory tracking, each product instance has its own inventory levels that are tracked separately.