What you can build on Shopify's platform

Shopify enables you to create powerful ecommerce solutions for a variety of scenarios, including integrating your service into the Shopify admin, customizing any website, and more. Get familiar with Shopify's developer products below.

Build an app for Shopify merchants

Build apps for more than 500,000 Shopify merchants. See our Shopify 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.

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, and help merchants reach more customers on your platform.

Customize any website

Build an ecommerce storefront into any website with complete control over the interface and behavior using our JavaScript Buy SDK.

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.

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