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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...

Jul 7 2014 by Daniel Ristic
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
Calculating signature via app proxy

I've attempted to re-create (in PHP) the signature validation function seen on the App Proxy docs page (http://docs.shopify.com/api/tutorials/application-proxies#security), and what I've written shows intermittent success. It works with some requests, but fails for others. See the following gist file:https://gist.github.com/ryanfoote/f6d4f4b9eb0972515a79I'm missing something there, ...

Yesterday by Ryan Foote
502 error when updating variant

I've been working with the Shopify API for the last month and everything has been going well until today.I'm getting a 502 Bad Gateway error when trying to update a variant's inventory.When I directly visit https://xxx.myshopify.com/admin/variants/757296615.json, the variant displays correctly so I know I am sending data to the correct place.However, when I PUT the followi...

Yesterday by Jeffrey Schweigler
Shopify API is interpreting decimal places for "price" incorrectly

Entering the product through the API - '{"product":{"images":[{"src":"http://d3d71ba2asa5oz.cloudfront.net/12014720/images/b00297tevi.primary.jpg"}],"published_scope":"global","product_type":"Toy","variants":[{"sku":"4SGM22574","fulfillment_service":"manual"...

Yesterday by Marissa
Push user data to external service on new order

HelloI run a shop which sells physical goods but when an order is placed, I would like to send the customer Name & Email via the API to my own database which I can create an account based off their Shopify order details, so users don't have to sign-up for other services my store provides like a custom support ticket system. With every product we send out we create a unique code we send ...

Yesterday by Massaad
Get RecurringApplicationCharge REST

Hi, I created a RecurringApplicationCharge (with Status: 201) and activated successfully (with Status: 200). And I can also see my app has the "recurring app charge activation" in the event column for the corresponding store.I have been using my Node.js instance and "Advanced Rest Client Application" to test the GET request of "/admin/recurring_applicatio...

Yesterday by Eric
Getting shipping updates via order webooks

Hello,Is it possible to get shipping updates via order webooks ? e.g. when it has been delivered to customer.From the docs, seems that after fulfillment, there's nothing else included in updates (maybe "archive").If not, is there a way to get shipping company and tracking # via APIs?Thanks 

Yesterday by Marius Andreiana
/admin/orders.json?financial_status=abandoned does not return abandoned ...

Hi,I am trying to retrieve the abandoned orders in my shop from the API and according to the documentation:http://docs.shopify.com/api/order#indexThe financial_status filter when set to abandoned should return the abandoned orders in the shop:admin/orders.json?financial_status=abandoned I have 3 abandoned orders in my shop which I can see in the shop administration Orders -> Abando...

Yesterday by 7Spikes
How can I add meta description and page title to the product using api?

Hi There,I have tried to add page title to product by using metadata api with 'title_tag' as key and its not working.Please suggest. 

Yesterday by Narendra Arora
Script Tags GET 404

I have been trying to get a list and count of current Script Tags using: GET /admin/script_tags.json and GET /admin/script_tags/count.json following this documentation: http://docs.shopify.com/api/scripttag#index.Each time I get a blank 404 response. I can successfully request other pages without a problem.I have found that a true 404 response is not blank with: {"...

Jul 24 2014 by Cameron Batty
API images no longer saving ALT tags?

(Edited previous post to remove reference to unrelated issue that has been worked-around)For some reason, an app I have been running for some time is no longer saving the image ALT tags when it creates products with images. This was previously not an issue (October through at least May), but seems to be quite consistent now. Nothing has changed in my codebase.The relevant Python code snippet:fo...

Jul 24 2014 by Geoff Hamilton

Hello.When trying to configure the site to work with an offsite gateway sim everything works except for the signature verification.Here's my code:<?php $Xmessage = ''; ksort($_REQUEST); foreach($_REQUEST as $rKey=>$rVal) { if(strncmp($rKey,"x_")) continue; if($rKey=='x_signature') continue; $Xmessage .= $rKey.$rVal; } $x_signature = $_REQUEST[&#39...

Jul 24 2014 by Meni Milstein
Setting created_at on an order created from api

Hello,I am wondering if it is possible to manually set the created_at date for an order being created via the api.  This would be extremely useful for importing order records into a users shopify store.I have tried setting the created_at field to an iso8601 date string, however the order is still recorded as being created_at the current moment and not the passed in value.Is there anyway to...

Jul 23 2014 by Andrew
API limit Problem.

I have 120 products and want to updates its variant through api. For that I have set the cron. But only 5 products variant are updated. How can I update for rest.I also resume api call for 2 second .but still it is not working for all products.Please help me out to increase the api limit or any other.

Jul 23 2014 by Deepa
Oauth2 authorization page doesn't look good on mobile

If you go to the Oauth2 authorization page on a mobile device such as Android phone it doesn't look good because you just see the left side menu and you need to scroll to see the authorization request UI. Can you make this more mobile friendly?

Jul 23 2014 by Edwin Evans
500 error when creating orders with discount_codes

Hello,I am using the Order Creation API to create orders. However when I pass in any discount in the form oforder.discount_codes = [{ amount: "10.00", code: "a_discount_description", type: "fixed_amount" }] I get a 500 Internal Server Error when attempting to add the order.I would like to do this for an arbitrary discount(where the shop does not have a discou...

Jul 22 2014 by Andrew
Setting total_price in api Order Creation

Hello,I am trying to create Orders using the Shopify API that have line_items with prices.In some cases, I would like to be able to specify the total_price instead of it being the sum of the line_items(customer had a balance, or when the sum of line items is negative).However no matter what I pass in for total_price on the order the order total is displayed in the shopify admin as the total of ...

Jul 22 2014 by Andrew