Enabling app extensions areas

Before you can create an app extension, you need to enable the app extension area in your Partner Dashboard.

Choose the right app extension

App extensions relate to specific merchant use cases, so you should familiarize yourself with the different areas that you can extend your app into. The following areas are available for app extensions:

Enable an extension area for an app

Enable the app extension area in your Partner Dashboard, so that you can extend your app into Shopify.


  1. Log in to your Partner Dashboard.
  2. Click Apps.
  3. Click the name of the app that you want to change.
  4. Click Extensions:
    Screenshot of the Extensions links
  5. Click Manage extension areas.
  6. For the extension area that you want to add, click Enable extension area.
  7. Click Extensions to return to the Extensions page.
  8. After you've enabled these extension areas, you can configure them from the Extensions page:

Sign up for a Partner account to get started.

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