API Newsletter

February 2022 | View All

News & Announcements

Increase your chances of being seen with Item Spec 4.4

Optimize your catalog’s performance with the improved Item Spec 4.4. The latest version of the spec now supports the ability to apply multiple product categories to a single item, which can help shoppers find your items quicker when searching on Walmart.com. Other improvements include updated variant attributes so you can add all relevant attributes to your products and help increase your chances of being seen.


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Reminder: Upcoming enhancements to your Listing Quality Score calculation

As a reminder, later this month we’re making some enhancements to the way we calculate the Offer and Ratings & Reviews metrics of your Listing Quality Score. If you are looking to earn or maintain the Pro Seller Badge, we recommend revisiting your shipping and fulfillment settings and increasing your product reviews to give your score a boost. Fetch the Seller Listing Quality Score API now to view your score and see where you can improve.


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Calculate Walmart Fulfillment Services (WFS) fees in real-time

Sellers can now quickly estimate potential Walmart Fulfillment Services (WFS) fees using the WFS Calculator. Use this powerful new tool to get a more accurate idea of fulfillment and storage costs before joining WFS or before using the WFS fulfillment API to inbound inventory to a Walmart fulfillment center.


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Upcoming improvements to the Order Refund API

We’re updating the Order Refund API to help increase efficiency when issuing a full adjustment refund. Later this month, you will no longer need to manually enter the item price and tax amount when providing a full refund as the information will automatically populate. Read through the Returns and Refunds API Overview guide below for more information.


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Stay up to date with the operational status of Walmart APIs

API users can now check on the status of all Walmart APIs using the Platform Status API. The JSON responses for each API call returns the operational health status for each API queried. Fetch the APIs regularly to stay on top of potential issues that may occur during integration and to ensure your business remains uninterrupted by any operational incidents.


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