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How to get API password of Shopify?
How to get API password of Shopify?

In this article, you'll learn how to get Shopify API password

Updated over a week ago


The API key is used to authenticate applications with Shopify's API.

Once the API key is set up for your account, applications can access and read your data, like adding new products, updating orders, and more.

This article will show you how to find your Shopify API Key for starting the migration.

Getting API key from Shopify Admin panel

  • First, log into your Shopify admin panel, go to Apps Menu. Then click Settings button.

  • Now just click Apps and sales channels then Develop apps for your store button.

  • Click Allow custom app development button

  • Choose Create app button

  • Click Configure Admin API scopes button, then select all below listed Permissions “Read” and “Write” and save it.

Make sure to check the following:

  1. read_analytics

  2. write_assigned_fulfillment_orders

  3. read_assigned_fulfillment_orders

  4. write_customers

  5. read_customers

  6. write_discounts

  7. read_discounts

  8. write_draft_orders

  9. read_draft_orders

  10. write_inventory

  11. read_inventory

  12. write_metaobjects

  13. read_metaobjects

  14. write_orders

  15. read_orders

  16. write_price_rules

  17. read_price_rules

  18. write_products

  19. read_products

  20. write_content

  21. read_content

  22. write_translations

  23. read_translations

  24. write_themes

  25. read_themes

  • In this area click API credentials then Install app button

  • Finally, all process is completed, now just click Reveal token once button, copy the API key then paste it into the necessary field.

  • Congratulations, the connection has been established successfully with the Shopify store.

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