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Configure Global Application Settings 

You can view details of your application settings and control the Web API feature availability both for the back-office and storefront. By default, the API feature is disabled fo the application.

  1. Navigate to System > Configuration in the main menu.

  2. Select System Configuration > General Setup > Application Settings in the menu to the left.

  3. The following details are available:

    The application settings available on the global level


    To change the default settings, clear the Use Default checkbox first.

    • Application URL — The URL of the application

    • Recipient Email Addresses — To send notifications to specific people, type their email addresses separated by semicolons (;). Leave this field empty to disable error logs notification.

  4. In the Web API section, select the required options:

    • Enable API — enables the back-office API feature for your application.

    • Enable Storefront API — enables the storefront API feature for your application.

    • Enable Guest Storefront API — grants access to some storefront API resources of your application to non-authenticated visitors (available starting from v5.1.3). This option is activated when the storefront API feature is enabled.


    The back-office API feature can be toggled on the global and organization levels, while the storefront API configuration is available on three levels - globally, per organization, and per website.

  1. Click Save Settings.