Digital River API release notes for 2023.


If you're using a shipping endpoint, you now have the ability to:


You can now:


We added support for recurring payments to Apple Pay.


If you pair an external subscription service with Prebuilt Checkout, you can now display the subscription's billing frequency.


In Prebuilt Checkout, you can now use a shipping options endpoint to display error messages.


You can now set a preferred language for purchase invoices and credit memos in the Optional information subsection of the Create Prebuilt Checkout link page.


You can now update fulfillments with tracking data.



We added a Tariff codes section to the Digital River Dashboard SKU details page.


We updated the event types documentation with a list of all event types available from the Dashboard Create webook page. The list includes new Subscriptions events.


Subscriptions now have a state of lapsed. For details, refer to:


You can now use the item classification service.


  • Digital River has recently added CCAvenue to its payment method options. CCAvenue is a payment processing option for Digital River clients with an Indian bank account. This auto-settle payment method offers various local payment options in India, such as Credit Cards, Wallet, Net Banking, and UPI.

  • We also added the Payment required columns to the Supported payment methods table.


We added an Addendum required column to the Supported payment methods table.


Whether you use Dashboard or another user agent to create a link to a Prebuilt Checkout, if language, shoppingCountry, items[].metadata, or metadata are defined in the request, then that data is now persisted in the checkout-session, checkout, and, assuming the customer successfully completes the purchase, the order as well.

This applies to both one-time and reusable links.


You can now use Components, one of Digital River's low-code checkout options.


In the DigitalRiverCheckout configuration object, you can now listen for and handle local pricing selector events.


To localize purchase invoices and credit memos, you can now add a language to checkouts.


You can now use Digital River's payment reauthorization feature.


Subscriptions now contain a currentPeriodStartDate.


In Prebuilt Checkout, you can control the style and behavior of the payment experience.


You can now use DigitalRiverCheckout.js to offer your customers local pricing throughout the shopping experience.


When fullfilling orders, you can add optional shipping and tracking information for each item.


By defining the checkout-session's upstreamId, you can display a custom order identifier.


A SKU's id can now contain one or more . (dots/points). For details, refer to Unique identifier on the Managing SKUs page.


You can now use Prebuilt Checkout to comply with e-invoicing requirements in Taiwan.


You can now add order-level metadata when you generate Prebuilt Checkout links.


With SKUs, you can now add the following information:


In Prebuilt Checkout, you can now:


  • We enabled GitBook AI, a semantic search tool, on the Documentation Portal. \

    To find GitBook AI, click the Search bar in the upper right corner.

    Type your question in the Ask or search field and click Ask "{{Search content}} using GitBook AI. You can ask GitBook AI anything regarding Digital River features. It will give you plain English answers in seconds. For example, you can ask for an overview of a feature, and GitBook AI will return a quick and concise answer. Note: While semantic search can provide robust answers, sometimes the answers may be wrong. If you think the answer is incorrect, use the regular search to locate information.

    Additionally, GitBook AI will provide follow-up questions that you might be interested in.

    You can also see where GitBook AI found the information and click through to read more.

    You can ask for a code snippet for an API.

    You can ask for the steps to perform a specific task.

  • We added Box Shadow as an available custom style when configuring custom styles for DigitalRiver.js with Elements.


Digital River adds Clearpay to the payment method roster! By leveraging Afterpay, your shoppers have the flexibility to buy now and pay for their purchases in 3 interest-free payments over 60 days. Learn how you can add Clearpay here.


Amazon Pay is a global digital wallet paving the way for your brand to gain visibility and access to millions of existing Amazon customers. This payment method boasts a highly secure and seamless checkout experience, leveraging saved shipping and payment information in the shopper's Amazon account. As a result, the shopper can complete their transactions in 3 simple clicks and almost twice as fast as other payment options. Digital River supports Amazon Pay Checkout.



You can now use Digital River's local pricing feature.


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