I'm quite new here, i'm wondering how does API Integration works here in Shopify?
Can we integrate into our existing system with the Shopify API externally, or is it mandatory to build a Shopify app for that?
Example where we'll use Integrations:
1. automatically upload new products on our system
2. get orders from Shopify and process it on our system
3. automatically update stock levels
Hopefully someone can enlighten me on these concerns as i'm not getting any clear response from the Guru team.
Thank you in advance!
As per your integrations given ie. if you need to "automatically upload new products on our system" then you need to create an application and save it on some server. Then you need to set a CRON which will be working after a time interval. ie. CRON will run after a specified time and it will fetch the products from the local application database an update it in the shopify.
In short we need to create an application for implementing the below given functionalities
Its not necessary to use shopify app every time. You can also use customized application.
As you are already having external app, so if its a customized app then you can use the same app to work for this also by using API or by making API call from your default application.
Hey there, noticed this question never received a proper answer.
If it's still relevant, and you can elaborate more on your use case, I'd be happy to try and whip up an example for you to play with.