Rest API Create an Item and Update Inventory Levels

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I am trying to create an item using the Rest API which I can successfully do. I was wondering how do I update inventory as well for that item. My issue is I am not sure of what my Item Id is as it gets created at run time and there is no way via the interface to see the ID's assigned to items unless you pull them through the API. How would I add an item via Rest and then update the inventory? 

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Hey @Akoehler,

 

This is a two step process:

 

1. Create the product, the response will contain variant ID(s).

2. Use the variant ID to update the inventory.

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