How to connect to Shopify

To enable a connection with Shopify, you need to get an API token for your user by completing the following steps.

  1. Create a Shopify App
  2. Vault Connection Setup

1. Create a Shopify App

Login to your Shopify account

Log in to your Shopify account.

Shopify - Login

Shopify - Goto Apps

From the left navigation, click on the "Apps" item or click on "Settings" > "Apps and sales channels".

Shopify - Goto Channels

From the "Apps and Sales Channels" view, click on the "App Development" option at the top of the section.

Shopify - App Development Overview

Create a new Development App

Click on the "Create App" button to create a new development app.

Shopify - App Development Overview

Enter a name for your app and click on the "Create app" button.

Shopify - Create app

After creating the app, you will be redirected to the app overview page.

Shopify - App overview

Configure Admin API scopes

To access the data from your Shopify account, you need to configure the Admin API scopes.

Click on the "Configure Admin API scopes" button to configure the Admin API scopes, from the "Overview" screen or from the "Configuration" section.

Shopify - App Configure

For the Shopify integration, you need to select the following scopes to allow the integration to read the data from your Shopify account. Shopify has a lot of scopes, so by using the "filter" input, you can easily enable the required scopes.

Suggested scopes for the reading data from your Shopify account:

  • read_assigned_fulfillment_orders
  • read_customers
  • read_customer_merge
  • read_discounts
  • read_draft_orders
  • read_fulfillments
  • read_fulfillment_constraint_rules
  • read_gift_cards
  • read_inventory
  • read_online_store_pages
  • read_locations
  • read_merchant_managed_fulfillment_orders
  • read_metaobjects
  • read_orders
  • read_payment_terms
  • read_price_rules
  • read_product_listings
  • read_products
  • read_purchase_options
  • read_returns
  • read_shipping
  • read_locales

Once you have selected the required scopes, click on the "Save" button to save the configuration.

Retrieve the access token

Navigate to the "App credentials" section to retrieve to install the app, by pressing the "Install app" button.

Shopify - App install

It will show a confirmation message, click on the "Install app" button to install the app.

Shopify - App install confirmation

After this step, the Admin Access token will become available in the "App credentials" section.

Shopify - App token

Click on "Reveal token once" to reveal the token and copy the token to your clipboard.

Copy token paste the Admin API access token into Vault.

2. Vault Connection Setup

Now that you have installed the Shopify app with an access token, you're ready to fill out your credentials in Vault.

Workday Vault Form

In Vault, you have to fill out the following fields:

  • Shop: which refers to the shop name of your Shopify account
  • Admin Access Token: which refers to the Admin access token of your Shopify app

Click Save after completing the form. Your Shopify account is now connected.