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Guidelines for success within the App Store

By following these guidelines, merchants are more likely to install and keep using your app. The Shopify Apps Team also picks the best apps to be featured to our merchants, so by following these guidelines carefully, your app could potentially be featured on the App Store.


This document is to encourage the following best practices. When choosing apps to feature on the App Store, the Apps Team may check for these features before choosing an app for promotion.

This checklist can be printed or saved as a PDF file:




Merchant Onboarding



Submitting your app

If you can confidently check off each item in the checklist above, then you're ready to submit your app for review by Shopify's Apps team.

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