Install the Merchant Category Glue API

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This document describes how to integrate the Merchant Category Glue API feature into a Spryker project.

Install feature core

Follow the steps below to install the Merchant Category Glue API feature core.

Prerequisites

Install the required features:

NAME VERSION INSTALLATION GUIDE
Spryker Core 202307.0 Install the Spryker Core feature
Marketplace Merchant Category 202307.0 Install the Marketplace Merchant Category feature

1) Install the required modules using Composer

Install the required modules:

composer require spryker/merchant-categories-rest-api:"^1.0.0" --update-with-dependencies
Verification

Make sure that the following modules have been installed:

MODULE EXPECTED DIRECTORY
MerchantCategoriesRestApi vendor/spryker/merchant-categories-rest-api

2) Set up transfer objects

Generate transfer changes:

console transfer:generate
Verification

Make sure that the following changes have been applied in transfer objects:

TRANSFER TYPE EVENT PATH
RestMerchantsAttributes object Created src/Generated/Shared/Transfer/RestMerchantsAttributes

3) Enable resources and relationships

Activate the following plugins:

PLUGIN SPECIFICATION PREREQUISITES NAMESPACE
MerchantCategoryMerchantRestAttributesMapperPlugin Maps active categories from MerchantStorageTransfer to RestMerchantsAttributesTransfer. Spryker\Glue\MerchantCategoriesRestApi\Plugin\MerchantsRestApi

src/Pyz/Glue/MerchantsRestApi/MerchantsRestApiDependencyProvider.php

<?php

namespace Pyz\Glue\MerchantsRestApi;

use Spryker\Glue\MerchantCategoriesRestApi\Plugin\MerchantsRestApi\MerchantCategoryMerchantRestAttributesMapperPlugin;
use Spryker\Glue\MerchantsRestApi\MerchantsRestApiDependencyProvider as SprykerMerchantsRestApiDependencyProvider;

class MerchantsRestApiDependencyProvider extends SprykerMerchantsRestApiDependencyProvider
{
    /**
     * @return array<\Spryker\Glue\MerchantsRestApiExtension\Dependency\Plugin\MerchantRestAttributesMapperPluginInterface>
     */
    public function getMerchantRestAttributesMapperPlugins(): array
    {
        return [
            new MerchantCategoryMerchantRestAttributesMapperPlugin(),
        ];
    }
}
Verification

Make sure that when you send the request GET https://glue.mysprykershop.com/merchants, you can see the category keys and names for merchants assigned to categories.

Make sure that when you send the request GET https://glue.mysprykershop.com/merchants?category-keys[]={{some-category-key}}, you can see only merchants that belong to the particular category in the response.