Tag: shopify app

Choosing a server for your Shopify App

Is PaaS or a Bare Metal Server the Best Choice? It’s never a bad idea to find ways to reduce your overhead. As costs for website maintenance, apps, software, and other expenses stack up, it’s tempting to think that you can save some coin on a basic server and manage the upkeep yourself. Depending on …

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What to do when a Shopify app is uninstalled

A common problem that comes up with public Shopify Apps is knowing when your app is uninstalled. I’m not sure how I’m supposed to know if the user has installed the app or not. Why would you care if your app is uninstalled? If you’re trying to grab data from the store, these API requests …

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How to install a private Shopify app

One question that comes up often is: How do you install a private Shopify app? The thing is, you don’t actually install private Shopify apps. Since they are restricted to only one store, you don’t have to go through the installation process. This confusion happens because public and unlisted Shopify apps are installed. If you’ve …

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Dripify – Shopify app and case study

Shopify manages your e-commerce sales like a champ. Drip makes email campaigns a breeze. Merging the two for seamless sales funnels can create some pretty ugly hacks, so I built a custom app to smooth out a few rough spots. Here’s my case study on building a Shopify app called Dripify from scratch in only …

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