Retail Barcode Labels app

You can use the Retail Barcode Labels app to design and print barcode labels from within Shopify. You also need to have a supported label printer that's connected to your computer.

The Retail Barcode Labels app can be used to print labels from Shopify and the Shopify mobile app, but not from Shopify POS.

Supported label sizes

The Retail Barcode Labels app supports the following label sizes:

  • Dymo - 30252 Large (1 1/8" x 3 1/2"), maximum of 40 digits
  • Dymo - 30336 Small (1" x 2 1/8"), maximum of 22 digits
  • Dymo - 30332 Square (1" x 1"), maximum of 6-8 digits
  • Dymo - 30299 Price Tag (3/8" x 3/4"), maximum of 8 digits (not available in the United Kingdom)
  • Avery Standard - 5160 (2.63" x 1")

Set up the Retail Barcode Labels app in Shopify

You can set up the Retail Barcode Labels app in a few steps.

  1. Install the Retail Barcode Labels app from the Shopify App Store.
  2. Create a barcode label template in Shopify.
  3. Create barcodes to your products.

Create a barcode label template

Barcode templates define the product information that your barcode labels contain. Smaller template sizes have fewer customization options because of the limited space on the label.

Steps:

Steps:

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Apps.

  2. Click Retail Barcode Labels.

  3. Click Create template. If you haven't created any templates yet, then click Get started and select one of the following options in the Getting started dialog:

    • Skip: Skip creating barcodes and go directly to the template creation view.
    • Create barcodes: Create barcodes for your products.

    Retail Barcode Labels - create template

  4. Enter a template title.

  5. Select a label type from the Popular label types section, or select Other label types and then choose a paper brand and code.

    Retail Barcode Labels - edit template

  6. In the Label attributes section, select the information that you want to include in the label. Click and drag the dots beside an item to change its order on the label.

  7. Click Create template.

Create barcodes for of all your products

You can use the Retail Barcode Labels app to automate the creation of unique barcodes for all your products. The app generates 8-digit barcodes. You can edit a barcode from the product details or variant details page, or by using a bulk action.

Steps:

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Apps.

  2. Click Retail Barcode Labels.

  3. Click Create barcodes and then select Create barcodes for all products.

  4. In the Create barcodes for products dialog, choose one of the following:

    • Create barcodes only for products or variants that don’t have barcodes yet: This generates barcodes for any of your products that don't already have barcodes.
    • Replace any existing barcodes with new ones. If a product or variant doesn’t have a barcode yet, create a new barcode: This creates a new barcode for all the products in your catalog. You can't undo this action.
  5. Click Create barcodes.

Create barcodes for a specific product

You can use the Retail Barcode Labels app to create unique barcodes for specific products. The app generates 8-digit barcodes. You can edit a barcode from the product details or variant details page, or by using a bulk action.

Steps:

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Apps.

  2. Click Retail Barcode Labels.

  3. Click Create barcodes and then select Create barcodes for specific products.

  4. In the Add products dialog, select the products that you want to create barcodes for and then click Add.

    Retail Barcode Labels - create specific label

  5. In the Create barcodes for products dialog, choose one of the following:

    • Create barcodes only for products or variants that don’t have barcodes yet: This generates barcodes for any of your products that don't already have barcodes.
    • Replace any existing barcodes with new ones. If a product or variant doesn’t have a barcode yet, create a new barcode.: This creates a new barcode for all the products in your catalog. You can't undo this action.
  6. Click Create barcodes.

Steps:

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Products > All products.

  2. Select the products that you want to create a barcode label for.

    Retail Barcode Labels - select product list

  3. Click Actions, and then select Print barcode labels.

  4. Select a label template.

    Retail Barcode Labels - print label for a single product from the product details view

  5. In the Products section, click the product name and then enter the number of labels that you want to print for each variant.

  6. Optional: Click Preview labels to view a preview of each product label.

  7. Verify your printer settings displayed in the Print job section.

  8. Click the Print labels button.

  9. Optional: To save a PDF copy of the barcode labels, set Destination to Save as PDF.

  10. Update your printer settings according to the recommended settings, and click Print.

Steps:

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Apps.

  2. Click Retail Barcode Labels > Print labels.

  3. Select the products that you want to print a barcode label for, and then click Add.

  4. Optional: Click Preview labels to view a preview of each product label.

  5. Verify your printer settings displayed in the Print job section.

  6. Click the Print labels button.

  7. Optional: To save a PDF copy of the barcode labels, set Destination to Save as PDF.

  8. Update your printer settings according to the recommended settings, and click Print.

Follow these steps to help make sure that your barcode labels print correctly.

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