Next steps

What to do after getting started

After reading this getting started guide you should be well placed to start exploring what is possible with the commercetools Platform.

This page contains extra information and links to further resources that will allow you to take your next steps with commercetools.

Read tutorials

commercetools provides various tutorials that provide examples and walkthroughs for various subjects and features.

Consult the API reference

The heart of commercetools is the HTTP API. You can continue learning about its capabilities and view full specifications of endpoints by consulting the HTTP API reference.

If you want to continue exploring the potential of using GraphQL with your Project, read more at GraphQL API.

Import sample data

Now that you've learned how to make API calls to query, create, and update the entities in a commercetools Project, why not import sample data to see how it all connects in a fully realized Project?

commercetools provides a free SUNRISE sample data set that includes typical data that would be found in an active e-commerce project for a fashion outlet.

Learn about limits and best practices

To achieve the best results with commercetools, please keep in mind the limits in place for your Project and also consult our performance tips.

Get support

If you encounter problems or issues using the Merchant Center, APIs, or any other aspect of commercetools, you can reach out to us via our Platform Support.

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Please note that you must create an account on our Platform Support before you can raise a support request.

If you are curious about the current status of the commercetools services, this information is available at

Other tools

Based on your organization and requirements, the following tools may be beneficial for you to achieve your goals with commercetools.

Code-free API exploration with Postman collections

If you are familiar with Postman, there are collections for using the commercetools APIs.

These collections help you explore all the commercetools API endpoints to achieve a complete view of how the platform and other services operate.

For more information, visit our Postman collections page.

Build a test frontend

commercetools is a headless Platform, and is intended to be used with your own frontend.

The open source SUNRISE frontends are reference implementations that provide you with code examples and best practices for integrating commercetools with your webshop or mobile app. A demo of this frontend can be viewed at

Integrate with other e-commerce solutions

commercetools provides an Integration Marketplace that includes ready-made integrations and extensions from leading providers of frontends, order management, search, payment processing, shipping, and more.

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