What you can build on Shopify's platform
Shopify enables you to create powerful e-commerce solutions for a variety of scenarios - from integrating your service into the Shopify admin, customizing any website, and more. Get familiar with Shopify's developer products below.
Build a merchant app
Build apps for more than 325,000 Shopify merchants. See our merchant apps Getting Started guide to get up-and-running quickly and make your first calls to the API.
The Embedded App SDK allows you to embed your app directly inside of the Shopify admin as well as manipulate the usability of online stores.
The Shopify POS App SDK allows you to embed your apps directly inside of Shopify POS. You can build custom solutions for different kinds of retail businesses.
Embedded App SDK
Embed your app directly inside of the Shopify admin.
Embed your web apps directly inside of Shopify POS.
Build a sales channel
Shopify integrations can be built as apps to connect Shopify merchants to your marketplace. We've already built integrations for selling on Facebook, Pinterest, and others. Build a sales channel app, and help merchants reach more customers on your platform.
Customize any website
You can also use the iOS or Android Buy SDK to embed a Shopify store's products and checkout into your mobile apps. You get access to native mobile GUI elements powered by Shopify's commerce tools.
JS Buy SDK
Build commerce into any website.
Mobile Buy SDK
Integrate Shopify checkout into your mobile application.
Where to get help
Visit our forums to connect with the community and find out more about the Shopify API and App development.
APIs & technology forum
Developing apps with the Shopify API? This is the place to talk to your peers.
Sales Channel SDK questions
Contact our team of developers who're building the infrastructure behind the Sales Channel SDK.