i am trying to connect magento api connection using soap client and am confusing about what url use for api connection.Is magento used Either used Secure Url Or Unsecure url.

My Web Url setting like this:

unsecured is http(http://www.examaple.com/)
and Secured url is HTTPS(https://www.examaple.com/)

Then tell what protocol is used for api connection?

Also i want to know which one is proper url for Soap APi Connection

  1. http://www.example.com/index.php/api/soap/index/?wsdl=1
  2. http://www.example.com/api/soap/index/?wsdl=1
  3. http://www.example.com/api/soap/index/?wsdl

2 Answers 2


Have you tried api v2 as described here:


  • i have already looked this... i am confusing about secure and Unsecure url which one is used??
    – Amit Bera
    Commented Aug 16, 2014 at 8:03
  • It does not matter in terms of api.
    – Amasty
    Commented Aug 16, 2014 at 8:05
  • Amasty. i have site which is http for unsecure url and https for Secure url... when i am try to connected with https then it show error starting tag missing
    – Amit Bera
    Commented Aug 16, 2014 at 8:10
  • @amsty,have any idea???
    – Amit Bera
    Commented Aug 18, 2014 at 7:26
  • And do you have any errors for http?
    – Amasty
    Commented Aug 18, 2014 at 8:09

It was could flare issue setting .Due to couldflare issue it is not working.Soap url is

working for both https and http

Most Case ssl port is not configed properly at server so it gives that error


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