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Build An eCommerce Website Using An API, Part 1 - #62

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Published: May 17, 2021

Estimated Reading Time
2 minutes
Video Duration
1:18:00 minutes

If you have been with me for a while, you should know how to build a PHP CRUD application, create your own API and add it to your website. In this series, we will take an API and build it into a fully functional eCommerce website.

Have you ever wanted to learn how to build an eCommerce website? Now you can. Using jQuery, HTML, and CSS we build out a fully functional eCommerce website that uses an external API. This API can be something you have built or it can be an API from Amazon or Wal-Mart...wherever you can get your eCommerce data.

In this video, we learn how to pull from a fake API to get our products and categories.

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Applications Used

Visual Studio Code v1.43:

Fake Store API:

Computer Hardware:

Windows 10 Pro: (Amazon)

Samsung 500GB External SSD: (Amazon)

Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD 1TB - M.2 NVMe: (Amazon)

Rosewill Hive-750S R750W PSU: (Amazon)

Phanteks Eclipse Tempered Glass Case: (Amazon)

MSI Arsenal Gaming AMD Ryzen Motherboard: (Amazon)

MSI Gaming GeForce RTX 2060 Super 8GB: (Amazon)

LG 34UM69G-B 34-Inch 21:9 UltraWide IPS Monitor: (Amazon)

Corsair 64GB (4 x 16GB) DDR4 Memory: (Amazon)

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Processor: (Amazon)

Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6" Laptop / Windows: (Amazon)

Lenovo ThinkPad T15 15.6" Laptop / Linux: (Amazon)


Fujifilm X-T3: (Amazon)

Fujinon XF18-55mmF2.8-4: (Amazon)


Audio Technica AT2020: (Amazon)

Blue Snowball iCE: (Amazon)


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