Shopify enables developers to create powerful e-commerce solutions for a variety of scenarios - from integrating your service into the Shopify admin, building a sales channel, customizing any website, and more.

Featured APIs

Use featured APIs to quickly integrate sophisticated Shopify functionality into your app:

API tutorials

The following tutorials will enable users to have a better experience while developing on Shopify's API:

  • Building a public application – If you've never built an app before, this tutorial will walk you through code examples of what is required to authenticate and make basic API calls.
  • Using webhooks - Learn more about using Shopify's Webhooks API.
  • Shopify Scripts SHOPIFY PLUS – Scripts and the Script Editor let you create scripts that are run each time a customer adds items to their cart. Create discounts for products with specific tags or run special promotions like "buy 2, get 1 free".
  • Application Proxies – An application proxy is a feature that fetches and displays data on a Shopify shop page from an outside location that you, the developer, specify.
  • Checkout API – Learn how to use our Checkout API to create orders programmatically in your Sales Chanel SDK app.
  • Analytics API – Use Shopify Query Language to build strong analytics apps for single merchants or the app store.
  • Updating SEO data - Use metafields to update the search engine listing of an object, or to hide an object from search engines and sitemaps.
  • Marketing Events API - Create marketing events for your app, to help merchants market products, collections, discounts, and more. Also, create engagements to report on customer engagement with your marketing events.