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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...

Oct 4 2014 by Unai
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

Sep 18 2014 by priyagupta
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 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
Cancelling of Order through API generates email

We have been cancelling order through the Shopify API and recently(in the past few days), we noticed cancellation emails are being sent due to the cancellation.We used the Shopify API gem normally and just call the cancel method on order which should suppress the cancellation notification email by default. We tried passing in an email false parameter to the cancel method and the email is still ...

Yesterday by Richard Zhou
Hidden input return_to no longer working

Hello there!We're currently experiencing an issue with one of our apps where the 'return_to' functionality is no longer working from an input field.  The code is as follows: <input style="display:none" name="return_to" value="back" />Before the issue, after the form was submitted to the cart it would be automatically redirected back...

Yesterday by Rich Borek
Seed/Mock data for App Development?

We have customers that want to export their shopify data into our app, so we're starting to build a shopify integration.Is it possible to get a store filled with fake customers/products/orders/transactions/fulfillments? This would be fantastic

Yesterday by Richard Zhou
Embedded App / Shopify Authentication 500 Error

We are building our first embedded app. After the user installs the app, and approves the payment screen, we are getting a 500 error with the message "Shopify Authentication Failed" when trying to return to the app configuration screen.  Any help/thoughts here would be much appreciated.

Oct 30 2014 by Ethan
Error Invalid Api key with asp code

Hi, I'm testing the api response with asp.I have create the private app and I'm usig this code for reading the JSON response: set objHttp = Server.CreateObject("Msxml2.ServerXMLHTTP")objHttp.open "POST", "https://XXX:XXX@test-simone.myshopify.com/admin/products.json", falseobjHttp.setRequestHeader "Content-type", "application/x-www-...

Yesterday by Nate
Any plans for a public Discount API?

Are there any plans for a public API to allow apps to create discounts?I would like to be able to dynamically create coupons for customers while doing customer support, but there doesn't appear to be any easy way to do this aside from giving everyone access to the Shopify store and manually creating a coupon for each customer.There are a few hacked ways to do this, such as https://gith...

Yesterday by Jonathan Calhoun
Download list of tax rules by country

Hi!I'm trying to improve the way of how we use Shopify API to download sale order info, including tax rates applied to items. The problem is that title of tax rate is not configurable via Shop admin site and there is no endpoint (as far as I can see) to download tax rates related info (tax configuration) to build a mapping between tax titles and Tax rules in our system before sale...

Yesterday by Allan Pinkerton
App preferences url - include querystring

Hi,I am currently building my fist app for shopify and am having some trouble with understanding how the app preferences works.Currently my apps preferences link points to http://mydomain/myapp/preferences however I cannot seem to add a querystring (preferably shop name) which would help me identify the user whom has landed on this page. Allowing me to load and save settings against that shop n...

Oct 30 2014 by Nate
Cannot manually mark an order as paid through the API

Hello,We have a shopify shop and we use a custom payment gateway (cash) in which we manually mark orders as paid once the cash has been received.To automate this, I have built a Shopify app to integrate this with some other processes we use to track payments, so for every order I want to mark as paid I create a new "capture" transaction through the API with the exact amount of the ord...

Oct 30 2014 by Aggeliki Fokou
Custom Vendor Login and Product Pages

Hi we are looking at creating something like a mall type situation by using Shopify if possible. The idea would be to have multiple vendors that would have separate logins and 'admins' per-say so they each can inout products and manage an account under our store. Is this possible either via the API or through Shopify directly?

Oct 30 2014 by James MacAulay
Multiple versions of Jquery on a page

In Firefox's firebug, I noticed two versions of Jquery is loaded.  The first one is the one I specified in the theme.liquid, version 1.11.1 and the second one is injected by shopify, version 1.10.2.It appears the 1.10.2 version is injected from {{ content_for_header }}How do I remove the injected version?  I noticed several shopify's shop have the same problem.  Some site...

Oct 30 2014 by James MacAulay
Need help in Webhooks

Hi Everyone,I have created an rails based app and Installed in my shop. First I tried the API level Webhooks, But I dont understand how it is working. So I started Using the Webhooks in the Shopify Admin  page.I have an API which is in my server ,I have added a Webhook for order creation in the following formateevent ->  Order creation  and Call back URL as ->&nbs...

Oct 30 2014 by mo zap
Checking if a shop has upgraded to the new responsive checkout or not

Is there any way for an App to check via Shopify API, if a shop has upgraded to the new responsive checkout or not? If there is no specific property that I can check via API, perhaps I could somehow detect based on existance of a theme or shop setting, or something like that?

Oct 30 2014 by Massaad
CORS issues with API requests to Checkfront

I am trying to integrate checkfront API into shopify custom page. I added angularjs and custom javascript file for that page. Everything works fine, but when I start making GET requests to checkfront API I keep getting CORS issues. Here is an error:Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource athttps://retailsas.checkfront.com/api/3.0/company. ...

Oct 30 2014 by Igor Goldobin
Order Id not correctly passed in "Additional Content and Scripts" when u...

Hello.  I am using the "Additional content and scripts" field in my Shopify Checkout settings and using liquid to inject the order id{{ id }}.This was working great in the previous checkout, however when using the new "Responsive Checkout" the {{ id }} is not actually the id of the order in Shopify but some other id.Is there anyway to fix this?-Andrew

Oct 29 2014 by Andrew
Getting customer metafields from the api

Hello, I've managed to use the PUT and POST requests to add metafields to my customers. However, after the initial insertion of the data, i cannot update the metafields because i need to pass the ID of the metafield to update. However, I can't get the actually metafields using the shopify API.I'm using https://stuff:stuff@domain/admin/customers/100.json to get the json data of ...

Oct 29 2014 by Kevin Ruscoe