Create a return

How to create a return via API

To create a new return, send a POST request to the /api/returns endpoint, passing the resource arguments in the request body.

Request

POST https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns

Arguments

Body Parameter

Type

Required

type

string

Required

attributes.reference

string

Optional

attributes.reference_origin

string

Optional

attributes.metadata

object

Optional

relationships.order

object

Required

relationships.stock_location

object

Optional

Example

Request
Response
Request

The following request creates a new return:

curl -X POST \
https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns \
-H 'Accept: application/vnd.api+json' \
-H 'Authorization: Bearer your-access-token' \
-H 'Content-Type: application/vnd.api+json' \
-d '{
"data": {
"type": "returns",
"relationships": {
"order": {
"data": {
"type": "orders",
"id": "QWERtyUpBa"
}
}
}
}
}'
Response

On success, the API responds with a 201 Created status code, returning the created resource object:

{
"data": {
"id": "xYZkjABcde",
"type": "returns",
"links": {
"self": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde"
},
"attributes": {
"number": "#1234/R/001",
"status": "draft",
"customer_email": "[email protected]",
"skus_count": 2,
"approved_at": "2018-01-01T12:00:00.000Z",
"cancelled_at": "2018-01-01T12:00:00.000Z",
"shipped_at": "2018-01-01T12:00:00.000Z",
"rejected_at": "2018-01-01T12:00:00.000Z",
"received_at": "2018-01-01T12:00:00.000Z",
"archived_at": "2018-01-01T12:00:00.000Z",
"created_at": "2018-01-01T12:00:00.000Z",
"updated_at": "2018-01-01T12:00:00.000Z",
"reference": "ANY-EXTERNAL-REFEFERNCE",
"reference_origin": "ANY-EXTERNAL-REFEFERNCE-ORIGIN",
"metadata": {
"foo": "bar"
}
},
"relationships": {
"order": {
"links": {
"self": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/relationships/order",
"related": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/order"
}
},
"customer": {
"links": {
"self": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/relationships/customer",
"related": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/customer"
}
},
"stock_location": {
"links": {
"self": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/relationships/stock_location",
"related": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/stock_location"
}
},
"origin_address": {
"links": {
"self": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/relationships/origin_address",
"related": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/origin_address"
}
},
"destination_address": {
"links": {
"self": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/relationships/destination_address",
"related": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/destination_address"
}
},
"return_line_items": {
"links": {
"self": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/relationships/return_line_items",
"related": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/return_line_items"
}
},
"attachments": {
"links": {
"self": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/relationships/attachments",
"related": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/returns/xYZkjABcde/attachments"
}
}
},
"meta": {
"mode": "test"
}
}
}