Creating a new version of your Product

You can have multiple versions of a Product in IBM® API Connect. These versions can occupy any of the lifecycle stages, which facilitates development.

Before you begin

Create your Product and assign it a version. For more information, see Creating a draft Product.

About this task

You can complete this task either by using the API Designer UI application, or by using the browser based API Manager UI.

You can create multiple versions of a Product, and these versions can be named according to your own preferences, and function as distinct Products when staged.


To create a new version of a Product, complete the following steps:

  1. In the navigation pane, click Develop icon in the navigation pane Develop.
  2. Select the Products tab.
  3. Alongside the Product version that you want to work with, click the options icon options icon, then click Save as a new version.
    The Save Product as a new version window opens.
  4. Enter your new version number, then click Save.


Your Product is saved as a new version.