The admin graphql API is returning an error message "THROTTLED"

The admin graphql API is returning an error message "THROTTLED"

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Hi all,


I am developing an app with the graphql admin api, everything was going well until last night the api started returning an error message "THROTTLED" and will not return any information.


Any suggestions will be much appreciated!

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Shopify Staff
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Hey @Sam_itz ! It sounds like you're hitting an API rate limit. You can review our documentation here to get more information and some steps to help prevent this! 


Hope that helps


- Kyle G.

Developer Support @ Shopify
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Shopify Partner
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Hi @Sam_itz ,


Did you ever figure this out? We built an app that displayed our order info in the easiest way possible for our farm to process orders but it crashes every time we try to lift the limit of ~100. Please let me know!