The Lyftron Provider for Shopify offers the most natural way to access Shopify data from Lyftron with ease and also enables to connect with BI, MDM & ML tools, Data warehouses, Databases and other SAAS based applications with zero code and zero infrastructure requirements. The provider wraps the complexity of accessing Shopify data into easy-to-integrate relational fully managed ANSI Sql format. Make faster and better business decisions with Lyftron’s Shopify data provider and automatically build your data migration pipelines in minutes, not months
The provider hides the complexity of accessing data and provides additional powerful security features, smart caching, batching, socket management, and more.
- Comprehensive Delta load mechanism.
- Real-time access to Shopify.
- Comprehensive full support of ANSI Sql to query data with ease.
- Collaborative query processing.
The user must have credentials for Shopify, Lyftron and your destination data warehouse, lake or database to perform the data pipeline operation with Lyftron
Connecting to Shopify
To make use of all the features of the provider, provide the AppId, Password, and ShopUrl connection properties.
Create a Private App
You can follow the procedure below to register an app and obtain the client credentials such as the AppId, Password, and ShopUrl:
- Log in to your Shopify from the admin page and go to Apps.
- Click Manage Private Apps.
- Click Create New Private App.
- In the Description section, enter the app name and contact email.
- In Permissions section, choose the areas of your store you want to grant to your app. (The permissions required by our provider to use all the tables and views are: read_customers, write_customers, write_draft_orders, read_draft_orders, read_fulfillments, write_fulfillments, write_inventory, read_inventory, write_marketing_events, read_marketing_events, read_orders, write_orders, read_price_rules, write_price_rules, read_product_listings, write_product_listings, read_products, write_products, read_shopify_payments_payouts)
- Go back to your private apps. The API Key (AppId) of your application and its password (Password) are listed for the app.
Authenticate to Shopify
After setting the following connection properties, you are ready to connect:
- ShopUrl: Set this to the full URL of your shop (https://yourshopname.myshopify.com).
- AppId: Set this to the API Key in your private app settings.
- Password: Set this to the password in your private app settings.
For more detailed information on service and user account connectivity click Shopify Advanced Settings
Establishing a Connection with Lyftron's Quickstart Steps
Create your Shopify connection with Lyftron by following the 5 easy steps show below:
Step1. Add your connection
Click on Connect section on the left panel → Click on Add Connection button
Step2. Select your connector
In the connector selection panel, search and click Shopify for your connection
Step3. Enter your connection details
In the Connection String section enter the values of the below parameters. The following connection string is required to establish Shopify connection with Lyftron.'ShopUrl=[your_shop_URL];AppId=[your_api_key];Password=[your_password]; Timeout=300;'
|Connection Name||Enter your connection details||Required|
|AppId||Enter the AppId||Required|
|ShopUrl||Enter the ShopUrl||Required|
|Password||Enter the Password||Required|
|Logfile**||Use the logfile option to debug your job and provide your connection name to generate the log file. [ConnectionConfigurationPath]\Connection_name_log.tx||Optional|
|Verbosity**||Choose verbosity 1-5 based on the severity of debugging||Optional|
** For more information, check the Lyftron logging and debugging section.
If you want more detailed information about how to establish a connection with Lyftron, click on Lyftron Connection Quick Start guide.
Step4. Test your connection
Once you are done entering your connection details, simply click on the Test Connection button to test the connectivity. In case your connection fails, add Logfile and Verbosity parameters and check the Lyftron logging and debugging section, to debug the error.
Step5. Save your connection
Hurray! Now you have successfully connected with the Lyftron Shopify connector and can utilize the connector to Extract, Warehouse, Analyze, Visualize and Share your data.
You can work with all the tables in your account using the provider. The provider connects to Shopify and gets the list of tables and the metadata for the tables by calling the appropriate Web services. Any changes you make to your Wasabi account, such as adding a new table, adding new columns, or changing the data type of a column, will immediately be reflected when you connect using the provider.
|CollectionListings||Tables||Query and delete information regarding different collects.|
|Collects||Tables||Query, insert, or delete information regarding different collects.|
|Countries||Tables||Create, select, update, and delete information regarding countries.|
|CustomCollections||Tables||Query, insert, update, or delete information regarding different custom collections.|
|CustomerAddresses||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query customer addresses.|
|Customers||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query customers.|
|DiscountCodes||Tables||Create, select, update, and delete information regarding discount codes.|
|DraftOrders||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query draft orders.|
|FulfillmentEvents||Tables||Create, delete, and query information regarding fulfillment events.|
|Fulfillments||Tables||Create, update, and query fulfillments.|
|FulfillmentServices||Tables||Query, create, update, and delete information regarding different fulfillment services.|
|InventoryItems||Tables||Query and update information regarding different inventory items.|
|InventoryLevels||Tables||Query, create, and update information regarding different inventory levels.|
|MarketingEvents||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query marketing events.|
|OrderRisks||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query order risks.|
|Orders||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query orders.|
|OrderTransactions||Tables||Create and query transactions.|
|PriceRules||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query price rules.|
|ProductListings||Tables||Query and delete product listings.|
|Products||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query products.|
|ProductVariants||Tables||Query and delete product listings.|
|Provinces||Tables||Query and update information regarding different provinces.|
|Refunds||Tables||Create and query refunds.|
|SmartCollections||Tables||Query, insert, update, or delete information regarding different smart collections.|
|AbandonedCheckouts||Views||Query abandoned checkouts.|
|Events||Views||Retrieve events which have happened in your shop.|
|Locations||Views||Retrieve information regarding store locations.|
|NoteAttributes||Views||Query note attributes belonging to an order or draft order.|
|OrderItemProperties||Views||Query order item properties.|
|OrdersItems||Views||Query order items.|
|Payouts||Views||Retrieves a list of all payouts ordered by payout date, with the most recent being first.|
|PayoutTransactions||Views||Retrieves a list of all balance transactions ordered by processing time, with the most recent being first.|
|ProductOptions||Views||Query product options.|
|RefundAdjustments||Views||Create and query transactions.|
|RefundsItems||Views||Get data on OrdersItems that have been refunded.|
|ShippingItems||Views||Query order shipping.|
|ShippingZones||Views||Retrieve information regarding shipping zones.|
|Shop||Views||Contains general settings and information about the shop.|
|TaxItems||Views||Query order taxes.|
To view a detailed advanced settings options, go to Shopify Advanced Settings. Complete list of the parameters you can configure in the connection string can be found by clicking Connection String Parameters.