Store Recent Products by Category API

The Store Recent Products by Category API allows you to pull in products that have been recently published organized by category into different parts of the website.

Minimum Tag
{ap_api:store:recentProductsByCategory templateId="1"}

Example Tags

{ap_api:store:recentProductsByCategory templateId="1" limit="5" random="yes"}
This will return 5 products per category in a random display order.

{ap_api:store:recentProductsByCategory templateId="1" sort[productName]="asc" limit="10"}
This will return 10 products per category sorted by published date first and then in ascending order (A - Z) by their product names.

{ap_api:store:recentProductsByCategory templateId="1" categoryId="3,5"}
This will return the categories that have an id of 3 or 5 and their recent products. 

Tag Parameters

allInstances Type: String
Description: Whether or not to query accross all instances of this app.
Accepted values: true, false, 1, 0, yes, no
Default Value: false
Example: allInstances="true"
attr Type: Array
Description: List of attribute layout keys and the values that the filter should match.
Example: attr[layoutKey]="value"
categoryId Type: Integer
Description: The id of a single category to get products for or a comma separated list of category ids.
Example: categoryId="3" or categoryId="3,5,62"
keys Type: String
Description: Comma separated list of layout keys that will be used to only return that data.
Example: keys="layoutKey1, layoutKey2"
instanceKey Type: String
Description: The key for the instance to get results in. If nothing is passed then the current instance will be used if this is called within the same app.
Example: instanceKey="appInstanceKey"
limit Type: Integer
Description: The number of results to return. Defaults to return all matching results (no limit).
Example: limit="5"
match Type: String
Description: Whether or not to match all conditions or any of the conditions. 'any' or 'all'. Defaults to 'all'.
Example: match="any"
responseFormat Type: String
Description: Sets how the API response will be returned.
Accepted Values:
template - The default value. This tells the system to use a Content Template to build the API response.
ui - This is used if the data from the API call will used in the administration as a UI form component.  A Content Template will be used to structure the data correctly to build the form component HTML.
Example: responseFormat="ui"
sort Type: Array
Description: Array of layout keys and the direction to sort those keys. If this is not used then sortDirection and sortKey will be used * if they are set.
asc = Ascending order (A - Z or 1 - 10)
desc = Descending order (Z - A or 10 - 1)
Example: sort[layoutKey]='asc' sort[layoutKey2]='desc'
startAt Type: Integer
Description: Where to start in the results. Defaults to 0.
Example: startAt="2"
templateId Type: Integer
Description: Required if responseFormat is not 'data'. The id of the content template to use. If this is not passed when it's required then nothing will be returned.
Example: templateId="3"
unique Type: String
Description: Specifies whether or not the result should have unique values. This is really only useful if one layout key is returned for each item. Accepted values: true, false, 1, 0, yes, no
Example: unique="yes"