There are two ways to integrate with Bolt: via platform plugin installation, or via Bolt’s Direct API for custom cart platforms. Use the following sections to quickly begin setting up your store with Bolt Checkout.
When we talk about Bolt as a cohesive product experience, it’s important to understand all of the separate technical pieces that must be implemented to use Bolt with a custom cart platform. Those pieces are the following:
Now that we’ve covered the general components of Bolt in Part One of our Developer’s Guide, let’s dive into some specifics about how Bolt is communicating with your e-commerce platform. This article is a high-level framework tackling information found in our Bolt API Reference and Merchant API Reference.
|API Key||Used for calling Bolt API from your backend server|
|Publishable Key||Embedded on your website and used by Bolt to identify your website|
|Signing Secret||Used for signature verification on requests received from bolt|
You may choose to pass these error codes back to Bolt in Merchant API Responses to trigger appropriate messages for the shopper.