Shopify - Allowing API Access

The Application Programming Interface (API) allows for automated communication between connected systems. In order to automate fulfillment, API Access must be enabled. Steps include:
  • Creating Shopify Staff Account
  • Entering API Credential in DropStream

Creating Shopify Staff Account

It is recommend that you create a separate Shopify staff account for your account manager. The following steps are required in order to enable access:
  1. ​Login to your Shopify administration panel

  2. From the left side menu, click Settings

  3. From the next menu, click Account

  4. Under the Staff members heading, click the Add a staff member button

  5. Fill in the staff member details and click the Send Invite button

Once you have completed these steps, your account manager will receive an invitation to your Shopify store allowing them access to complete the remaining integration steps.

Note: It is recommended the new Shopify staff member retain Full access at least until the integration process is complete.

Entering API Credential in DropStream

To enter the API Credential:
  1. Go to the desired Shopify Store in DropStream

  2. Click Actions > Settings


  3. Enter API Credentials in Connection Details


  4. Click blue Add Store / Save Changes button