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Shopify API Release: April 2021


The 2021-04 API release is here. Learn what’s part of this release, including the Price List API, duties through the Storefront API, and Discount Code API improvements.More

Beyond the Build: How Klaviyo Built Their Business


Beyond the Build is a brand new developer interview series from Shopify where you’ll discover the real stories behind top developers and entrepreneurs in the Shopify ecosystem. In this first episode of Beyond the Build, Andrew Bialecki, co-founder and...

9 Pro Tips to Create a Stellar App Customer Experience


Creating a positive and engaging customer experience for your app users is one of the most critical cornerstones of any successful app. Get the nine pro tips you need to know to create a stellar customer experience that will help you build a base of l...

How to Sell Vintage Clothing Online: The Ultimate Guide


If you live for the thrill of scoring a really sweet vintage dress at your local thrift store and bragging about how little you paid, you might be able to turn that passion into your own business. Learn how to sell vintage clothing online, with tips f...

How One Company Scaled by Not Scaling at All


Longtime friends Ethan Frisch and Ori Zohar joined forces to create the public benefit corporation, Burlap & Barrel. Inspired by Ethan’s humanitarian and aid work in Afghanistan, Burlap & Barrel brings single-origin spices directly to consumer...

SEO Is About Humans First, Search Engines Second


New to SEO? Getting your online store on the first page of Google is a lot simpler than you think. No matter what stage you’re at in your business, our ultimate SEO guide will walk you through how to whip your website into Google-friendly shape.More

Women Entrepreneurs We Love


Did you know that at Shopify, more than half our customers are women? In this roundup, we shed a light on some of the most inspiring, women-owned business stories from the past year. More

How to Build a Shopify App as a Front End Developer


Moving from front end development to app development can be hard, but comes with lots of benefits: in addition to diversifying your portfolio by building apps for the Shopify App Store, it also means you can offer additional services to your clients. ...

8 Growth Metrics Every App Developer Should Track


Tracking the right growth metrics will help you make better decisions for your app business. In this article, you’ll learn the top eight app metrics you should be tracking, why they’re important to grow your business, and how to use them.
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The Founder’s Zodiac: Are You Entrepreneur Material?



What does it really mean to be an entrepreneur? The conventional definition of entrepreneurship ignores the more nuanced aspects—the passion, the grit, the desire to bring ideas to life, the drive to solve a problem. Learn how to achieve an entrepren...

Everything You Need to Know About Development Stores


Development stores are the perfect test environment for your app projects. As a Shopify Developer, you need to be familiar with development stores. You can use them for testing and installing your apps, providing example stores running your app, and f...

5 Community-Built API Tools Developers Should Check Out


One of the big advantages of developing apps for Shopify is that you can build with the tech stack of your choice and rely on your existing development process. Because of this flexibility, some Shopify app developers have built open-source libraries,...

6 Principles of Effective Interaction Design


In this article, developer Nick Babich shares the six principles of effective interaction design that make the biggest difference in user experience. Read on to learn more about how these principles work as a system to help you improve usability and b...

The Ultimate Guide to Selling Globally on Shopify

Creating a storefront that serves a global audience is more important than ever, and Shopify makes it easy for you to take your business from local to global all within a single store. We break down down exactly how you can do that and make sure you do...

How to Build a Shopify App: The Complete Guide


More than 1.7 million merchants use Shopify to power their businesses, and apps play a critical role in their success. Apps empower merchants to meet their unique challenges and needs. While there are limitless opportunities to build an app, if you ha...

How to Optimize Ads in the Shopify App Store


Buying ads on the Shopify App Store is a great way to accelerate your business growth, by advertising directly to merchants looking for apps. In this article, we take a deep dive into how to optimize your ads, so you can improve your overall marketing...

API Deprecation at Shopify: 2021-04 Edition


On April 1, 2021, the 2021-04 API version will become stable and ready for general usage. At that time, private apps will start to follow the same API version deprecation schedule as all other apps, and will no longer have access to unsupported versio...

Dear Entrepreneurs: We Build for You


Shopify’s mission is to make commerce better for everyone—you’ve likely heard us say it a million times. But what does that really mean? Shopify President Harley Finkelstein shares why Shopify exists.More