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New: Embed your app inside of Shopify!

Embedded Apps are the future of Shopify AppsOur new Embedded App Software Development Kit allows you to improve your app's user experience by embedding it directly inside the Shopify admin.The SDK enables simple and powerful communication between your app and Shopify.Access and customize many native GUI features, and create powerful integrations previously impossible on the platform.Learn m...

Aug 13 2014 by Cédric Hauvuy
New API Announcements Forum

We have created a separate forum where we will post all official announcements concerning the Shopify API. Things like new features and endpoints, upcoming deprecations and changes or planned maintenance that might affect your app.Go check it out! https://ecommerce.shopify.com/c/api-announcementsWe recommend subscribing to that forum to make sure you...

Apr 7 2014 by Maarten van Grootel
Please post your Liquid and AJAX API questions in the Design forum

Please post your Liquid, AJAX, and all theme-related questions in the Design forum: http://forums.shopify.com/categories/2

May 12 2010 by Caroline Schnapp
Please read before posting!

Hello developers! Before posting to the Shopify API forums, please take a moment to consider your question. First, read over our API troubleshooting guide and see if your question can be answered with some exploration. Be sure to explain what you've already tried. Are there solutions online that you've already found, which haven't worked? Include enough detail so that answers provided w...

Nov 20 2013 by James Dowling
Adding Custom Pages that are hosted remotely

I am trying to add some additional pages to a store, for example customized registration forms for contests. Instead of adding external links to remotely hosted pages I would rather have the remote host return the liquid template output.For example:User goes to mystore.shopify.com/contestA, Shopify then forwards this to a remote host such as externalhost.com?page=contestA and that would return ...

Today by Tendai
Discount before Checkout

Hello,I am new to Shopify development and I am wondering if there is a way to move the discount code box to the cart page, or even the enter shipping information page via code. I looked into the liquid API and theme editors and could not find any. Unless, if I have missed anything please let us know.Also, is there a way to view the status of an order without having the users login to the system...

Yesterday by Stridervan
Embedding script in theme

Hello All,I have been using shopify APIs for App development for many days. And i have come to know that we cannot overwrite anything on theme.js . Although you can include your JavaScript file by creating an asset or as an external source file via API.But I found an APP which does embeds a code onto the <head> tag of the theme.liquid file . How is it possible if its clearly written in th...

Yesterday by HunkyBill
How to recognize gift cards in product list API?

Hello,What's the most reliable way to recognize which products are Gift Cards in product list API?By looking at all variants, and see if they have this property?"fulfillment_service": "gift_card" Would be nice to have a way to exclude them from product listing.Thanks!

Yesterday by Guillaume Malette
private app not updating variant inventory

I have a private app that POSTS to the "/admin/orders.json". The order is created, however the product Inventory is not decremented. The product variant id is correct and active. I receive a "Success! 201" from the POST operation. The product is also set to have shopify track inventory. The following code is the groovy/grails code use to make the post. Any ideas as to why th...

Yesterday by Lee Button
Exceeded maximum number of variants allowed

Hi, I found an interesting bug regarding Shopify API's product update (PUT) command.Shopify has a max limit of 100 variants but it does not behave that way when you try to update and replace / add new variants. Scenario:Create a new product (POST) with 85 variants. This works fine.Now if you try to update a product (PUT) with a set of variants, some containing variant IDs and some...

Aug 29 2014 by Robert Banh
Refused to Display

Shopify devs,I am trying to set up a Shopify app utilizing the embedded app SDK. Unfortunately, when I attempt to view my app from the admin panel I receive an error: "Refused to Frame... because it violates the following Content Security Policy directive..." (Full error here: https://gist.github.com/JahBrewski/b73a0b0ee9632edd8e09)Let me know if additional information is ne...

Aug 29 2014 by jahbrewski
fetch_tracking_numbers call

I am Developing a new warehouse integration for the company I work for as there was not existing solution.I have gotten almost every feature to work including fulfillment request and stock requests and even registered a carrier service for real time shipping rates however for some reason i can not get the /fetch_tracking_numbers call to fire from shopify according to the documentation&quot...

Aug 29 2014 by Jonathan
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Aug 29 2014 by Ethan Flynn-Harding
How to pass user status

Hi experts,I need help on customizing our checkout process. Inside thank you page, I am able to acquire email information using liquid code   * liquid object{{order.email}} *I would like to know if there's any way to get info.... if the user has guest status (If the user is doing guest checkout, I would like to pass the status flag/info to the main site)Really really apprecia...

Aug 29 2014 by Nate
Update order financial_status through API

Hi,I'm building an API client for Shopify and got stuck at the last step of order creation flow. I create an order with financial_status = pending before user is redirected to a PSP. After I receive a positive confirmation from PSP I want to update shopify order financial_status to paid. Using a PUT call doesn't update order financial_status. Is it a shopify API issue or am I doing smth...

Aug 29 2014 by Nea Ceasca
Where are Metatags for Product pages?

I am developing an app and I want to automatically edit product page metatags (Title,Description,Keywords) but I cannot find them in the http://docs.shopify.com/api/product#show  product api documentation. Do you know what api is responsible for manipulating the metatags? As a second question I would like to know if I can create new metatags that are not supported yet from S...

Aug 29 2014 by menelaos vergis
[SDK] recent bug: notifications' text isn't visible

Starting today, I noticed the notifications' text triggered with ShopifyApp.flashError(msg) isn't visible anymore (Chrome 37).Managed to duplicate this in Product Reviews app too.

Aug 28 2014 by Kevin McPhillips
Add products to cart via AJAX or HTML [PROBLEM] Rails APP

Hello, I have a problem, I need to add from my rails application products to the shopping cart, but in doing so saw ajax with the information in this link http://docs.shopify.com/support/your-website/themes/can-i-use -ajax-api # add-to-cart gives me an error with crossdomain$.ajax({ type: 'POST', url: 'http://storm10.myshopify.com/cart/add', crossDomain:...

Aug 28 2014 by Nate
bug? customers/update webhook is called when a customer is created

Hello,customers/create webhook is called when a customer is created. However, customers/update webhook is called too, with the same data.Is this a bug?

Aug 28 2014 by Marius Andreiana
Forwarding users to SSO site for Shopify PLUS

Hi, I have a Shopify Plus site with "Accounts Required" setting which is what I need. When user wants to do a checkout and are not logged in, they are forwarded to standard login page whereas I would like Shopify to forward them to my SSO site where upon successful login I would like to forward them back. Any idea on how to achieve that?Many thanks,Bruno

Aug 27 2014 by Marius Andreiana