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A2S Reference

BrowseNodes (response)

The BrowseNodes response group returns the names and IDs of browse nodes associated with the items returned in the response.

The response also returns the names and IDs of the child and parent browse nodes of the browse nodes associated with the items returned.

A2S Query

The above URL executes an A2S ItemSearch query. The ItemSearch operation returns information about products which match the specified parameters such as BrowseNode and SearchIndex

The above ItemSearch operation returns products associated with the Home / Home / Tools & Hardware / Specialty Stores / Contractor Supply browse node (1259929011) and the Tools search index. Only products which match the keywords are returned.

The Request response group returns all of the parameters and their values that were submitted in a request. This helps with debugging, but be aware that all parameters, including unrecognized/invalid parameters, are included.

The Small response group returns basic information about the items in a response.

The BrowseNodes response group returns the names and IDs of browse nodes associated with the items returned in the response.

A2S Response

The following is the XML response returned by A2S for the above query.
   <Header Name="UserAgent" Value="Oblio/1.0
(+" />
   <Argument Name="AWSAccessKeyId" Value="--" />
   <Argument Name="AssociateTag" Value="browsenodes-20"
   <Argument Name="BrowseNode" Value="1259929011" />
   <Argument Name="Condition" Value="New" />
   <Argument Name="Keywords" Value="sandpaper" />
   <Argument Name="Operation" Value="ItemSearch" />
   <Argument Name="ResponseGroup"
Value="Request,Small,BrowseNodes" />
   <Argument Name="SearchIndex" Value="Tools" />
   <Argument Name="Service" Value="AWSECommerceService"
   <Argument Name="Timestamp"
Value="2019-06-29T23:03:02Z" />
   <Argument Name="Version" Value="2011-08-01" />
   <Argument Name="Signature" Value="--" />
     <Message>We did not find any matches
for your request.</Message>

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