Retrieving category trees

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By means of the category API, you are able to retrieve the exact structure of your category tree with its hierarchical characteristics.

Installation

For detailed information on the modules that provide the API functionality and related installation instructions, see Category API Feature Integration.

Retrieve a category tree

To retrieve a full category tree, containing all available nodes and their children, send the request:


GET /category-trees


Request

Sample request: GET http://glue.mysprykershop.com/category-trees

Reponse

Response sample
{
    "data": [
        {
            "type": "category-trees",
            "id": null,
            "attributes": {
                "categoryNodesStorage": [
                    {
                        "nodeId": 5,
                        "order": 100,
                        "name": "Computer",
                        "url": "/en/computer",
                        "children": [
                            {
                                "nodeId": 6,
                                "order": 100,
                                "name": "Notebooks",
                                "url": "/en/computer/notebooks",
                                "children": []
                            },
                            {
                                "nodeId": 7,
                                "order": 90,
                                "name": "Pc's/Workstations",
                                "url": "/en/computer/pc's/workstations",
                                "children": []
                            },
                            {
                                "nodeId": 8,
                                "order": 80,
                                "name": "Tablets",
                                "url": "/en/computer/tablets",
                                "children": []
                            }
                        ]
                    },
                    {
                        "nodeId": 2,
                        "order": 90,
                        "name": "Cameras & Camcorders",
                        "url": "/en/cameras-&-camcorders",
                        "children": [
                            {
                                "nodeId": 4,
                                "order": 100,
                                "name": "Digital Cameras",
                                "url": "/en/cameras-&-camcorders/digital-cameras",
                                "children": []
                            },
                            {
                                "nodeId": 3,
                                "order": 90,
                                "name": "Camcorders",
                                "url": "/en/cameras-&-camcorders/camcorders",
                                "children": []
                            }
                        ]
                    },
                    {
                        "nodeId": 15,
                        "order": 80,
                        "name": "Cables",
                        "url": "/en/cables",
                        "children": []
                    },
                    {
                        "nodeId": 11,
                        "order": 80,
                        "name": "Telecom & Navigation",
                        "url": "/en/telecom-&-navigation",
                        "children": [
                            {
                                "nodeId": 12,
                                "order": 80,
                                "name": "Smartphones",
                                "url": "/en/telecom-&-navigation/smartphones",
                                "children": []
                            }
                        ]
                    },
                    {
                        "nodeId": 9,
                        "order": 70,
                        "name": "Smart Wearables",
                        "url": "/en/smart-wearables",
                        "children": [
                            {
                                "nodeId": 10,
                                "order": 70,
                                "name": "Smartwatches",
                                "url": "/en/smart-wearables/smartwatches",
                                "children": []
                            }
                        ]
                    },
                    {
                        "nodeId": 16,
                        "order": 50,
                        "name": "Fish",
                        "url": "/en/fish",
                        "children": [
                            {
                                "nodeId": 18,
                                "order": 50,
                                "name": "Vegetables",
                                "url": "/en/fish/vegetables",
                                "children": []
                            }
                        ]
                    }
                ]
            },
            "links": {
                "self": "http://glue.mysprykershop.com/category-trees"
            }
        }
    ],
    "links": {
        "self": "http://glue.mysprykershop.com/category-trees"
    }
}
ATTRIBUTE TYPE DESCRIPTION
nodeId String Category node ID
order Integer Digits between 1 and 100, with 100 ranking the highest (on one level under the parent node)
name String Name of category associated with the node

To view generic errors that originate from the Glue Application, see Reference information: GlueApplication errors.

Next steps

Retrieve a category node