This article only covers the Shopify specific setup, for the full setup use  Setting up a new Webstore

Configure Custom App in Shopify

  1. Log in to your Shopify admin portal / backend.
    This is done by going to  and entering your username and password.
  2. Click on Settings  on the left.
  3. Cick on Apps and Sales Channels on the left.
  4. Click on Develop  Apps  on the top right. Then, click Allow Custom App Development if it appears. Confirm, if it asks.
  5. Click on  Create an App .
    • In  Title , type in a name for the private app eg.  Retailer Link .
      This is only for identification purposes.
    • Click Create App .
    • Click on Configure Admin API Scopes .
    • Under Admin API access scopes , tick all the boxes that say read or write. These give the link permissions to update the website.
    • Under Webhook Subscriptions , make sure the Latest version is selected. Click Save at the bottom.
    • Click on API Credentials near the top.
    • Copy or note down the API key and the API secret key into a document like Notepad. You will need it later.
    • Click Install App under Access tokens. Confirm by clicking Install .
    • In the new line that appears, click Reveal Token once and copy or note down the revealed code. You can only do this once so make sure you have it recorded before continuing.

Setup Customer Checkout options

  1. On Shopify, go to Settings > Checkout
  2. In Customer Contact, select  Customers can only check out using email.

Setup Sales Export

  1. Login to Shopify admin panel, then click  Settings  from the bottom right
  2. Click  Notifications  from the Settings page, and scroll down to the bottom of the page, find  Webhooks  section
  3. Click  Create Webhook  button, from the popup, make sure you choose  Order Creation  as Event, select  JSON  from the Format field, use the following URL as Webhook URL


    Select (Latest) from the Webhook API version dropdown then click  Save

  4. Do NOT click on the Webhook TEST button.