Using bulk actions in your Shopify admin

You can perform actions in bulk in the Shopify admin. For example, you can fulfill many orders, delete many files, or publish many products in one action.

You can use bulk actions on many pages of your Shopify admin, including Orders, Products, Customers, and Discounts.

Select items to edit in bulk

You can select items to perform bulk actions on your Orders, Customers, and Products. You can also perform bulk actions on Discounts from your Shopify admin, but you can't perform bulk actions on Discounts in the Shopify app.

Steps:

  1. From your Shopify admin, do one of the following:
    • Click Orders
    • Click Products
    • Click Customers
    • Click Discounts
  2. Do one of the following:
    • To select items one by one, click the checkbox for each item that you want to select.
    • To select a range of items, click to select an item, and then hold the shift key and click another item. This selects the first and last items that you clicked, and all items in between.
    • To select all items on a page, click the checkbox at the top of the item list.
    • To select all items from your store, click the checkbox at the top of the item list, and then click Select all in this store.

Choose a bulk action

  1. Select the list items that you want to perform a bulk action on.
  2. Select the bulk action in one of the following ways:
    • Click the name of the bulk action, and then take the necessary steps for completing the action.
    • Click , then click the name of the bulk action, and then take the necessary steps for completing the action.
  3. Optional: If you're deleting list items, then confirm your choice by clicking Delete.

List of bulk actions in your Shopify admin

Bulk actions can be used on the following pages of your Shopify admin, and each page has its own set of available actions:

Available bulk actions in Shopify
Admin pageBulk actions for desktopBulk actions for mobile
Orders
  • Create shipping labels (requires Shopify Shipping)
  • Fulfill orders
  • Capture order payments
  • Print orders
  • Print packing slips
  • Archive orders
  • Unarchive orders
  • Add tags
  • Remove tags
Orders / Drafts
  • Delete draft orders
  • Add tags
  • Remove tags
Orders / Abandoned checkouts
  • Archive checkouts
  • Unarchive checkouts
Products
  • Make products available
  • Make products unavailable
  • Delete selected products
  • Add tags
  • Remove tags
  • Add to collection
  • Remove from collection
  • App functions (depending on installed apps)
  • Run an automated workflow (requires Shopify Flow)
  • Make products available
  • Make products unavailable
  • Delete selected products
  • Add tags
  • Remove tags
  • Add to collection
  • Remove from collection
Products / Transfers
  • Archive transfers
  • Unarchive transfers
  • Add tags
  • Remove tags
Products / Inventory
  • Continue selling when sold out
  • Stop selling when sold out
  • Create transfer
  • Update quantity
Products / Collections
  • Make collections available
  • Make collections unavailable
  • Delete selected collections
Products / Gift cards
  • Deactivate selected gift cards
Customers
  • Delete selected customers
  • Add tags
  • Remove tags
  • Run an automated workflow (requires Shopify Flow)
  • Delete selected customers
  • Add tags
  • Remove tags
Discounts
  • Activate discounts
  • Deactivate discounts
  • Delete discounts
Content / Files
  • Delete selected files
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