This page was printed on May 20, 2019. For the current version, visit https://help.shopify.com/en/api/app-store/being-successful-in-the-app-store/offering-employee-discounts.
At Shopify, we encourage all of our employees to run their own stores so that they can better understand our products and the merchant experience. To help Shopify employees learn about your app, you can offer free or discounted plans (or tiers of service) to them.
Step 1: Identify stores run by Shopify employees
You can identify stores that are run by Shopify employees by their plan name: staff_business. To find a store's plan_name property, query the Shop resource:
Create a UsageCharge with custom description and price properties:
Step 3: Add your discount to our internal listing
After you've set up your free or discounted plan for Shopify employees, submit your app using this form. When your listing has been verified, it will be displayed to Shopify employees when they browse the App Store.