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Purchasing: From Start to Finish

Purchasing: From Start to Finish

This section provides the basic Cortex purchase process flow.

The purchase process has seven basic steps:
Step Process Stage Description
1 Authenticate POST the customer's user name and password to log in.
2 Search for items POST one of the search forms to create a search and retrieve the search results.
3 Add an Item to a cart GET an item and with the addtodefaultcartaction add the item to the cart.
4 Set order options POST payment method, billing address, shipping address, and shipping option to use for the purchase.
5 Review Order GET the order so the customer can review its details.
6 Place Order POST the order to a purchase to execute the purchase.
7 Review Purchase Review the purchase details.