Using Shopify SDK to let users log into their store to retrieve access token?

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I see a lot of information about creating your own app for your own personal Shopify store. But this requires the owner/developer of these stores to create their own apps.


Is it possible to let the store owners sign into their Shopify account and thereby grant read/write access to specific resources?


Something like when using the Dropbox SDK to sign in and then being able to do whatever with their account.

Shopify Staff
Shopify Staff
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Apps created using a partner account rather than private apps created in the admin authenticate with oauth access tokens:


If you don't have one already, you can create a partner account at


Let me know if I'm misunderstanding anything.