Hi all! I’m trying to retrieve data from the Admin API, and I was unsure if I understand the process for doing this. The docs were a little bit hard to follow and didn’t really explain what I need.
From my current understanding, I have to do the following:
1. Authenticate my app with Shopify through the backend (server.js)
2. In the server.js, I can write a function or have a script run that fetches data from the admin api (such as customers/orders/etc.)
3. in my frontent (index.js or _app.js) I can make an axios request to my apps backend (server.js) to call the function or request a variable I set with the needed data
Can anyone please confirm if this is correct?
Basically, I just need to generate current metrics for my app. It doesn’t save customer data or anything like that, all I really need is to access an array of ints containing the values I want to display.