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Introduction

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The document describes the steps of the Shopify API configuration and how to create new connection to link your store.

 

This document highlights the steps and importance of specific fields that are necessary to generate API Credentials and for creating a new connection with your Store.

Shopify Store Setting for API User

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When your online Shopify store is created, you need to view the private app setting for connection and generate API credentials. With those API credentials you can use your Private app to access your store through the Shopify API. Steps to create API credentials are given in generate API Credentials and in last step Credentials are highlighted which are used for Connection with Extend.

Create New Store

  1. Navigate to Shopify's website. Click on 'Get Started' to create your store.
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  2. Enter the required information about yourself:
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  3. Enter the required information in the 'Add an address so you can get paid' form.
  4. Click on 'Enter my Store'.

Generate API Credentials

Once you have entered your store, go to

  1. Apps > View Private Apps
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  2. Click on Generate API credentials.
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  3. Enter Private App Name of your choice.
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Go to Apps>View Private Apps.
Click on Generate API Credentials.
  • Enter Private App Name of your choice.
    1. Select Permissions which are necessary for your app to work:
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    1. Now a description of each
    permission
    1. persmission can be found in the API reference. With these credentials you can use your Private app to access your store through Shopify API. Copy the API
    key
    1. Key, password and host name (storename.myshopify.com) for
    Connection
    1. the connection with Extend.
     

     Points
    1. Points to
    Remember
    1. remember:
        

    1. API Key: This is used as Access
    token
    1. Token when we create
    Connection on extend Side
    1. a connection on the Extend side.
        
    1. Password: This is used as a Secret when we create connection on
    extend
    1. the Extend side.
     

        
    1. Host name: This is used as API URL on
    extend
    1. the Extend side when we create a connection
    . like
    1. (storename.myshopify.com

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    External System Connectors - Extend

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    Extend helps you to

    Manage sales order, Products, invoicing,

    manage orders, products, shipments and accounts of your online stores

    like

    , e.g. Magento, Shopify

    and

    , Fortnox etc.

    with click ease.

    For this, you need to connect/link your online store with

    extend

    Extend.

    Create New Connection

     We need to follow

    The following steps explains how to create a new connection.

    1. Click on External System
    connectors
    1. Connectors from
    settings
    1. Settings.
    2. Click on the Create
    new connection
    1. New Connection button.
      A form opens where you need to enter basic data. Here
    Info
    1. information of your online store is used for connection creation. Important fields to be handled are
    ,           
    1. :
      1. External System: Select
    Name of Sales Channel like
      1. name of sales channel, e.g. Magento, Fortnox
    and
      1. , Shopify etc.
      2. Access token: API Key (Shopify) is used as
    Access
      1. access token here.
      2. API
    URL
      1. IRL: Hostname (URL) of your
    Online Store like
      1. online store (storename.myshopify.com).
      2. Secret: Encrypted
    Password
      1. password (Shopify) is used as
    Secret
      1. secret here.
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    1. Click on 'Verify Connection'. It will verify your
    info
    1. information (External System, Access token, Secret, API URL...) to create
    Connection
    1. a connection.

     

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