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Enable the upcoming Purchase Order module to link to outside applications

My company has an app that services a very large niche market- all of those clients (tens of thousands) also need accounting. Our current app has rudimentary accounting in it but we are seeking to set up a sync with a dedicated cloud-app for all the accounting. Purchase Orders are crucial to this niche market and if we could sync them with Xero via api it would make a huge difference.

(Provide GET/PUT/POST PurchaseOrders endpoint)

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    KevinKevin shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    planned  ·  xeroAdminxero (Admin, Xero) responded  · 

    We’re certainly looking to offer Purchase Order functionality via the Xero API. It is amongst a list of top priority feature requests that we are working through as quickly as we can. There are a few items ahead of this so I’ll change the status on this item when we are actively working on this.

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      • JonathanJonathan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Any news on this? Honestly read only would be fine for now. We'll be moving to Xero from Quickbooks for 2015 and it would be a huge benefit to have API access to POs.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I agree and can't understand why Xero would not provide GET/PUT/POST PurchaseOrders API
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      • Simon MarshallSimon Marshall commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        At the recent AccountEx exhibition we were asked about our integration with Xero, the main point of contention was that if Purchase Orders were being used why can't the PO number be passed across as part of the validation that the invoice is against a set PO?

        In our opinion this is a great value add that will enhance Xero's footprint even further.

      • AndyAndy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi, Kevin, could you please give us any ETA when the purchase order might be available through Xero API. We got a project demand this feature right now. Thanks

      • FredFred commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi, can you please provide some indication as to whether or not you will be planning on releasing API for Purchase Orders in the near future and if so any estimated timescale. I believe there is lot more interest than what is expressed via this forum if only everyone knew the real reason why there is a lack of 3rd party integration with Xero Purchase Orders.

      • MohanMohan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It would be really great if you let us access the PurchaseOrders via the Xero API with the facility to create new purchase orders via the API.

        Thank You.

      • DanielDaniel commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please add this ASAP. PO's via the api is the number 1 request of all my clients and right now we have to hack the process with draft invoices as do many others... It sucks because we also use the draft invoices for... well draft invoices, which means when processing we have to be more cautious and it introduces human error into the system. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE open this up via the API.

      • RyanRyan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Absolutely necessary to our business, If this could have all 10 of my votes it would.

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