Workflow to Automate Adding New Products to a Shipping Profile

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Good day, 


I have a third party provider on my store that enables product customization out of the box for the customers (SPOD). Whenever this feature is enabled and a customer customizes an item, the app creates a new product on my store. Unfortunately, this does not automatically assign the product to the right shipping profile, as a result, the product cannot be checked out. 


I'm looking to build a workflow that upon each new product added to the store, I check if the product type and vendors match what the 3rd party app sets, and would like it to take as action to add the product to a specific Shipping Profile. 


I've got all my steps working until the point where I want to trigger the action to add the product to a shipping profile, I haven't found anything in the documentation and I'm a bit lost. 


Is this action supported? Anyone has experience managing which products are in a certain Shipping profile through Automation?


NOTE: I'm not looking to add any additional third party apps to solve this, if there's no way to auto-assign products to a shipping profile, I'll simply drop the feature until supported 🙂 

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Shopify Partner
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Hi @mdube-tcs ,

Unfortunately, there's no way to do this without a third party app.

Automate & bulk assign products to shipping profile: Auto Shipping Profiles: Shipr
Calculate accurate shipping rates: Shipping Calculator: ShipMagic
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Can you elaborate? Are mutations on shipping profiles only done by API calls?

If so, can you point me at some documentation?