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Cart Migration Documentation

New to shopping cart migration? This documentation is designed to equip you for a seamless experience with us! Read on to get yourselves all the required knowledge about cart migration, including a demonstration of the migration process, what you need to prepare beforehand, and more.
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How to Get API Key from Shopify?

API is the acronym for Application Programming Interface, which is a software intermediary that allows two applications to talk to each other. The Shopify API is a powerful tool that lets you offer enhanced solutions to your Shopify.

To migrate from/to Shopify, you need API info to get your job done. During the migration process, API Password will be used to make data transfer possible. This guide shows you how to get API from your Shopify store through a few simple steps.

1. Log into your Shopify admin panel, go to Settings.

Shopify API  settings

2. Access the Apps and sales channels

Shopify API apps & sales channels

2. Click on Develop apps.

Shopify api  develop apps

3. Then click on Create an app and enter your App name. You also have to choose the “Allow custom apps” options.

Shopify api  create an app

4. Click on Configure Admin API scopes.

Shopify api  configure an app

5. Then scroll down and tick all permissions “Read_….” and “Write_…” (if any).

6. Click Save at the bottom of the page.

7. Scroll up and click Install app at the right corner of the dashboard to get your Admin API token.

shopify api  install app

8. Click Install to give this app access to your data.

Now, the Admin API access token is revealed, and you are ready to run your migration!

shopify api


Be noted that the Admin API token will only be revealed once due to data protection. Copy and save your Admin API access token in a secure place.

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