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Retrieve a product group

Overview

Use the getProductGroup method to extract information about a specific product group you created for your account.

Parameters

Parameters

Type/Description

sessionID

Required (string)

 

Session identifier, the output of the Login method. Include sessionID into all your requests. Avangate throws an exception if the values are incorrect.  The sessionID expires in 10 minutes.

Code Required (string)
  Unique, system-generated identifier assigned to product groups. 

 

Response

ProductGroup

Array of objects

Request

<?php

$host   = "https://api.avangate.com";
$client = new SoapClient($host . "/soap/3.0/?wsdl", array(
    'location' => $host . "/soap/3.0/",
    "stream_context" => stream_context_create(array(
        'ssl' => array(
            'verify_peer' => false,
            'verify_peer_name' => false
        )
    ))
));


function hmac($key, $data)
{
    $b = 64; // byte length for md5
    if (strlen($key) > $b) {
        $key = pack("H*", md5($key));
    }
    
    $key    = str_pad($key, $b, chr(0x00));
    $ipad   = str_pad('', $b, chr(0x36));
    $opad   = str_pad('', $b, chr(0x5c));
    $k_ipad = $key ^ $ipad;
    $k_opad = $key ^ $opad;
    return md5($k_opad . pack("H*", md5($k_ipad . $data)));
}

$merchantCode = "YOURCODE123"; //your account's merchant code available in the 'System settings' area of the cPanel: https://secure.avangate.com/cpanel/account_settings.php
$key          = "SECRET_KEY"; //your account's secret key available in the 'System settings' area of the cPanel: https://secure.avangate.com/cpanel/account_settings.php
$now          = gmdate('Y-m-d H:i:s'); //date_default_timezone_set('UTC')

$string = strlen($merchantCode) . $merchantCode . strlen($now) . $now;
$hash   = hmac($key, $string);

try {
    $sessionID = $client->login($merchantCode, $now, $hash);
}

catch (SoapFault $e) {
    echo "Authentication: " . $e->getMessage();
    exit;
}

$Code = '5C08A761E1';

try {
    $MyProductGroup = $client->getProductGroup($sessionID, $Code);
}

catch (SoapFault $e) {
    echo "My Product Group: " . $e->getMessage();
    exit;
}

var_dump("My Product Group", $MyProductGroup);


?>