Icecat Live API Supports Multilingual Calls for Digital Assets

Avatar for Anton Bondarenko
By
release notes
Likethumbsup(3)Dislikesthumbsdown(0)

The Icecat Live API supports now multilingual calls to retrieve digital assets related to multiple locales. This client requirement followed from the transfer of former Autheos clients to our (free) Icecat Live service. Icecat Live enables merchants to insert real-time product content from hundreds of major brands or manufacturers in any app. Just with a few lines of JavaScript in an HTML template. This can be any digital asset. In the case of former Autheos users, we focused on videos.

Below, an explanation of how to implement multilingual calls with Icecat Live.

LIVE API multilingual calls format

In case a user wants to retrieve a video for a product in one preferred language, but this is not available in this language, a user might still retrieve it with a backup language. To implement this logic a user just needs to pass the list of language codes as an array. For example, [‘en’, ‘fr’] where UK English (en) is the preferred language and France French (fr) is the backup language.

It is possible to add up to 5 languages into the array. Please, find below the full example of how Icecat Live API supports multilingual calls:

<html>
    <head></head>
<body>
 
<div id="Container"></div>
 
<script>
    window.addEventListener('liveload', function() {
        IcecatLive.getDatasheet('#Container', {
            Brand: 'Philips',
            PartCode: 'DS8900/10',
            UserName: 'openicecat-live'
        }, ['en', 'fr'])              
    });
</script>
 
<script src="http://live.icecat.biz/js/live-current.js" async></script>
</body>
</html>

Subscribe to our newsletter and stay updated.
Loading

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Icecat xml
 November 3, 2019
 October 4, 2018
Manual

Manual for Icecat Live: Real-Time Product Data in Your App

Icecat Live is a (free) service that enables you to insert real-time produc...
 June 10, 2022
Manual for Icecat CSV Interface

Manual for Icecat CSV Interface

This document describes the manual for Icecat CSV interface (Comma-Separate...
 September 28, 2016
Manual

Manual for Open Icecat JSON Product Requests

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is an increasingly popular means of trans...
 September 17, 2018
icecat add ons

Icecat Add-ons including Magento, PrestaShop, Shopify, Magento, Google Shopping. NEW: Pimcore

Icecat has a huge list of integration partners, that make it easy for clien...
 August 1, 2020
Manual

Manual for Personalized Interface File and Catalog from Icecat

With Icecat, you can generate personalized or customized CSV or Excel files...
 May 3, 2022
Manual

Manual: How to Import Free Product Content Into Your Webshop via Icecat

This guide will quickly show you how to import free product content from Ic...
 February 25, 2022