Using the Shopify API with WordPress
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Using the Shopify API with WordPress


WordPress is extremely popular with small businesses, but more and more product businesses are also opening up e-commerce stores using Shopify. It’s possible to keep an existing info site and use of the Shopify API with a custom page template to pull a feed of products from Shopify into a WordPress site.

In order to set up integration with Shopify, you’ll need to have a collection to pull into your WordPress page and a private app set up so that you can call into the Shopify API.

While you may be used to using the collection title or handle in Shopify templates, for integration purposes the primary identifier is the collection ID number. You can find the ID number for a given collection by editing the collection in the Shopify admin and looking at the end of the URL: