- Make your first request against the API
Learn about common API actions such as:
- Full text search
- Structured search
- Ranking results
- Crowding results
- You will implement working sample code in your choice of C#, PHP, Java or Python.
- Basic knowledge of RESTful APIs
- Basic understanding of Search API for Shopping functionality
This course teaches you how to use the Search API for Shopping to query product data. The data has been uploaded to Google via the Google Merchant Center and surfaces on Google applications like Google Shopping, Web Search, as well as Product Ads.
Enable the Search API for Shopping and obtain an API key.
Querying the API Directly
Learn how to query the API directly (using cURL to help create the requests). Full text and structured search are covered, in addition to crowding and restricting of results.
Querying the API using a Client Library
Learn how to query the API using one of the Google API Client Libraries. Handling JSON and XML responses is demonstrated.