DBSync's Shopify connector is highly customizable that has the ability to connect your Shopify instance with additional applications like CRM software and various other systems. As a Shopify user, you can also use this connector to integrate Shopify with another On-demand, On-premise or SaaS-based applications such as MSCRM, Salesforce, SkuVault, and databases. The connector uses the SuiteTalk web service REST API to move data in and out of Shopify platform. Integrating with Shopify consists of web service calls using a JSON request/response made over an HTTPS connection.
The Shopify connector exposes all standard objects available within Shopify instance of the connected user through Trigger/Rule section of DBSync iPaaS. So while reading/ writing the data, the Shopify connector passes the data for all fields that are mapped within the project.
To establish a connection to Shopifyvia DBSync Shopifyconnector, a user has to do the following steps.
Have a valid license to DBSync Shopifyconnector, username and password to connect to DBSync iPaaS platform.
Should have a valid username, password, account ID to access Shopify.
Be sure that Shopify instance has privileges to connect to Shopify APIs.
The Shopifyconnector instance represents a single Shopify account, including login credentials. If a user wishes to connect to multiple instances of either sandbox/production, create a separate connection for each and configure the URL accordingly. The below table represents parameters required for opening the connection to the Shopify user instance.
The username to login to Shopify
The password to login to Shopify
Steps for Quick Setup
Login to your DBSync iPaaS with your user credentials
On the connector detail page of your Shopify connector, you will find the "Connect" button and clicking will redirect the user to Shopify popup
Enter your email/Userid and password of your Shopify instance to authenticate your user credentials. The steps to authenticate your user account is self-explanatory.
After successful authentication, your Shopify username will be displayed on the connector settings page which clearly indicates Shopify is connected to your with DBSync.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How does DBSync connect to NetSuite?
A: DBSync connects to Shopify platform through connector called Shopifyconnector which has inbuilt API methods that open a connection to Shopify application for reading and writing data in and out of the platform.
Q: When do we need additional integration coding?
A: DBsync has a standard template built in for the clients of Shopify if the scope of work involves other than standard data flow supported by our standard template than additional integration should be written.
Q: Does DBSync need to be installed on the same machine as that of NetSuite?
A: The answer is No, as both of DBSync and Shopify platforms are available through the cloud and if required can also be installed on-premise.