Get current cart or create a new one

This request allows you to obtain information of an existing shopping cart or to create a new empty one. VTEX checkout provides browsers with a cookie containing an orderFormId. Sending this request with such a cookie retrieves information of the cart corresponding to that ID. Without the cookie, this request creates and retrieves a new shopping cart.

The orderForm is the data structure which represents a shopping cart and contains all information pertaining to it. Hence, the orderFormId obtained in response is the identification code of the newly created cart.

This request has a time out of 45 seconds.

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