JSON : Merchants / Stores List

Wiki Documentation + list of parameters

To get a JSON formated information about a particular Merchant / Store, just do an HTTP (POST or GET) request to the following address:

http://www.datafeedfile.com/json/json_merinfo.php?affid=...&dfftoken=...&mernum=...

This JSON example demonstrate the JSON data feed web services provided by DataFeedFile.com

Affiliate ID:     Mernum:    

Request Variables

In order for you to get JSON data feed, there are some request variables that you need to submit to Datafeedfile.com JSON Web Services. Here is list of variable that you need to specify when requesting a JSON data feeds.
VariableRequiredDescription
affidYAffiliate ID, is a unique identifier number for each DFF affiliate account
dfftokenYYour unique DFF Token. Generate this unique DFF Token string of characters from your Affiliate Control Panel > Settings > DFF Token.
mernumYMerchant Number, is the merchant / store number used by DataFeedFile.com to narrow search to a particular merchant only.
return_statsNSet value to 1 to enable. Returns Merchant / Store Statistics Information such as Total Products Count, Total Product Categories, Reviews & Ratings Average, Total Number of Reviews & Ratings.
return_categoriesNSet value to 1 to enable. Returns Merchant / Store list of Categories and Sub-Categories along with its DFF Category Number (cat1num,cat2num,catnum). Category counts are in statistics (return_stats).
return_product_top10NSet value to 1 to enable. Returns Merchant / Store list of Top 10 Products.
return_deal_newest10NSet value to 1 to enable. Returns Merchant / Store list of 10 most recent deals (rebate,coupon code,free shipping,freebies,buy x get y,etc...).
compressNPut value 'gzip' to use gzip zlib compression algorithm. You must de-compress when receiving data before decoding the JSON. Compression is optional but recommended. Example: &compress=gzip

Requirements

1. Please make sure your JSON access DFF Token is ACTIVE. To activate and generate token you must login and go to Settings > DFF Token.

2. Set the Requesting IP address of the computer / server / client that will be used to make the query. Set IP at Settings > DFF Token.

3. Generate dfftoken variable. You must go to Settings > DFF Token to generate an JSON access DFF Token token and use this in the dfftoken variable.












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