Shopify App Installation Guide

This article describes the Shopify App setup within Stock&Buy

The Shopify App integration allows you to automatically sync your Shopify store data such as products, variants, sales and contacts with your Stock&Buy account. Before you install the Shopify integration, it is important to familiarize yourself with how Stock&Buy synchronizes data with Shopify first. 

Install the Shopify Integration

To install the Shopify App, follow these steps:

  1. Login to your Stock&Buy account
  2. Go to the Integrations page
  3. Lookup the Shopify Integration tile
  4. Click on Install
  5. Click Install my store now
  6. A dialog will popup where you to enter your Shopify store name. Remember to enter your Shopify store name without https:// and .myshopify.com parts
  7. You will be directed to your Shopify store in order to give Stock&Buy access to your Shopify account data
  8. Once the step above is completed, you will automatically be brought back to Stock&Buy to configure your Shopify installation

Configure your Shopify Integration

The configuration section is the last step in installing your Shopify Integration with Stock&Buy. If you have successfully completed the steps in the previous section, you will be shown as set of settings similar to those below:

The table below explains the settings above and their possible values:

Store InformationGeneral information about your store.
Store locationIndicates which warehouse location the Shopify store will be linked to. This setting is important when your business holds inventory in multiple locations.
Stock level updatesIndicates how stock level changes are synced with your Shopify store. This settings has two different values:
YES: Stock level updates in Stock&Buy will automatically sync to Shopify. Stock level changes performed directly in Shopify are discarded.

NO: Stock level changes performed in Shopify will automatically synced to Stock&Buy. Inventory level changes performed in Stock&Buy are discarded, they will be overridden by changes performed in Shopify.
Product synchronizationWould you like to automatically push new products created in Stock&Buy to Shopify?
Set this flag to Yes if you wish to automatically synchronize newly created products in Stock&Buy with your Shopify store.

Would you like to automatically publish newly created products on Shopify?
Set this flag to Yes if you wish to automatically publish products created within Stock&Buy and make them visible on your online store.

Would you like to Automatically synchronize language specific fields?
Set this flag to Yes if you wish to synchronize language sensible properties such as the product name, description, tags, product type, options and their values.

Would you like to manage your images within Stock&Buy?
Set this flag to Yes if you wish to automatically publish images uploaded in Stock&Buy to your store.
Pricing syncWhich pricing list would you like to assign to your store?
Select the pricing list to link your store with.

Would you like to push price changes performed in Stock&Buy to Shopify?
This settings has two different values:
YES: Price updates in Stock&Buy will automatically sync to Shopify. Price changes performed directly in Shopify are discarded.

NO: Price changes performed in Shopify will automatically sync to Stock&Buy. Price changes performed in Stock&Buy are discarded, they will be overridden by changes performed in Shopify.

Once you are done with configuring your integration, Click on Import products at the bottom of the page to start importing your products into Stock&Buy.

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