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This page describes how to use Census with Shopify.

🏃‍♀️ Getting Started

In this guide, we will show you how to connect Shopify to Census.

Prerequisites

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Connecting Shopify

There is some setup that is needed to do on the Census side to setup Shopify, while this process is under construction
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, please contact us via email or start a conversation with us via the in-app chat with the topic: "Shopify Setup". In your communication please provide your Shopify Store URL so we can get started on your set up!

🗄 Supported Objects

Census currently supports syncing to the following Shopify objects (Contact us if you're looking for more!):
Object Name
Supported?
Identifiers
Customer
✅
Email
Inventory Level
✅
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Order
✅
Source ID
Product
✅
Tag ID, Handle
Product Image
✅ (via Product)
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Product Variant
✅
SKU
Census also supports Shopify's Custom Metafields on Customer and Product as well.

Updating Product Images

Census supports setting product images by passing a Arrays and Nested Objects Array to the images field on the Product. The images array needs to be a set of one more objects that contain URLs to each image you want to upload. It should look something like the following:
[
{
"position": 1,
"src": "https://via.placeholder.com/300.png?text=iPod%20Nano,%208GB",
"width": 640,
"height": 480
}
]
Only the src field is required. position, width, and height are optional.

🔄 Supported Sync Behaviors

Learn more about all of our sync behaviors on our Core Concepts page.
Behaviors
Supported?
Objects
Update or Create
✅
Customer, Inventory Level, Order, Product
Update Only
✅
Order
Mirror
✅
Product Variant
​Contact us if you want Census to support more Sync behaviors for Shopify.

🚑 Need help connecting to Shopify?

​Contact us via [email protected] or start a conversation with us via the in-app chat.