Add SOAP Support in Magento

Posted by: Karen Friday, October 29th, 2010

For my latest project I wanted to add SOAP support into Magento so I can use SOAP calls within my extensions. Doing this on my local xampp install was easy – I just edited the php.ini file and included the php-soap.dll.

On my linux server which is running Plesk 9 it was marginally more involved.  I had to follow these steps from the shell prompt:

wget -q -O - |sh
yum install php-soap
service httpd restart

That’s it, I am then able to invoke the SoapClient within my Magento extensions. I use the lib directory to store the wsdl files.

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