Are only embedded apps listed in the app store?

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I'm building an app that is also a stand alone app that people can pay for outside of shopify, but I'm integrating it with shopify. Can we also sell it in the store even though customers go to another website to use it?

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Hi @NickApp,


Nick here from Shopify. 


One of the primary requirements for being listed in the Shopify app store is that your app must be using the Shopify Billing API to charge people for using the app. It's essentially the billing solution that enables app charges to be handled by Shopify's merchant invoicing system and thus recognizing the app is part of the Shopify app store and ecosystem. You can read more about charging for your app in the helpful guide the Shopify team made here


I hope this helps and answers your question. 


All the best, Nick

Nick | Social Care @ Shopify
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