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Create an address

How to create an address via API
To create a new address, send a POST request to the /api/addresses endpoint, passing the resource arguments in the request body.

Request

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

Arguments

Body Parameter
Type
Required
type
string
Required
attributes.business
boolean
Optional, default is 'false'
attributes.first_name
string
Required if 'business' is 'false'
attributes.last_name
string
Required if 'business' is 'false'
attributes.company
string
Required if 'business' is 'true'
attributes.line_1
string
Required
attributes.line_2
string
Optional
attributes.city
string
Required
attributes.zip_code
string
Required, but for some countries
attributes.state_code
string
Required
attributes.country_code
string
Required
attributes.phone
string
Required
attributes.email
string
Optional
attributes.notes
string
Optional
attributes.lat
float
Optional
attributes.lng
float
Optional
attributes.billing_info
string
Configurable
attributes.reference
string
Optional
attributes.reference_origin
string
Optional
attributes.metadata
object
Optional
relationships.geocoder
object
Optional

Example

Request
Response
The following request creates a new address:
curl -g -X POST \
'https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/addresses' \
-H 'Accept: application/vnd.api+json' \
-H 'Authorization: Bearer your-access-token' \
-H 'Content-Type: application/vnd.api+json' \
-d '{
"data": {
"type": "addresses",
"attributes": {
"first_name": "John",
"last_name": "Smith",
"company": "The Red Brand Inc.",
"line_1": "2883 Geraldine Lane",
"city": "New York",
"zip_code": "10013",
"state_code": "NY",
"country_code": "US",
"phone": "(212) 646-338-1228"
}
}
}'
On success, the API responds with a 201 Created status code, returning the created resource object:
{
"data": {
"id": "xYZkjABcde",
"type": "addresses",
"links": {
"self": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/addresses/xYZkjABcde"
},
"attributes": {
"business": false,
"first_name": "John",
"last_name": "Smith",
"company": "The Red Brand Inc.",
"full_name": "John Smith",
"line_1": "2883 Geraldine Lane",
"line_2": "Apt.23",
"city": "New York",
"zip_code": "10013",
"state_code": "NY",
"country_code": "US",
"phone": "(212) 646-338-1228",
"full_address": "2883 Geraldine Lane Apt.23, 10013 New York NY (US) (212) 646-338-1228",
"name": "John Smith, 2883 Geraldine Lane Apt.23, 10013 New York NY (US) (212) 646-338-1228",
"email": "[email protected]",
"notes": "Please ring the bell twice",
"lat": 40.6971494,
"lng": -74.2598672,
"is_localized": true,
"is_geocoded": true,
"provider_name": "google",
"map_url": "https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=40.6971494,-74.2598672",
"static_map_url": "https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/staticmap?center=40.6971494,-74.2598672&size=640x320&zoom=15",
"billing_info": "VAT ID IT02382940977",
"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": {
"geocoder": {
"links": {
"self": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/addresses/xYZkjABcde/relationships/geocoder",
"related": "https://yourdomain.commercelayer.io/api/addresses/xYZkjABcde/geocoder"
}
}
},
"meta": {
"mode": "test"
}
}
}