Searching in your Shopify admin

Use the in-admin Search to find information quickly within your Shopify store, from specific products, orders, and customers, to blog posts, online store pages, and collections. You can find the search field at the top of the Shopify admin.

Search

There are a few ways that you can use Search to find what you're looking for.

Search your Shopify store

To search your Shopify store:

  1. Enter a keyword in the search field. A search box will appear in the admin after you start typing:

    Search box 1
  2. If you want to filter your search results, then select a specific category:

    Search box 2
  3. If you find what you're looking for, then click on it to open the corresponding page in your Shopify admin. If not, then you can try searching the admin again, or you can refer directly to Shopify's Help Center for answers.

Use advanced search operators in your Shopify admin

You can use search operators within the search field to narrow down your results.

Operator For example...
OR If you search for artichoke OR hearts your results will contain at least one of artichoke or hearts.
NOT If you want to omit items containing a certain keyword from the results of your search, prefix that keyword with a minus sign. For example, if you search for artichoke -hearts your results will contain artichoke but not hearts.
AND When searching for multiple terms, you don't need to enter AND to combine them. This is enabled by default. For example, if you search for artichoke hearts each of your results will contain both artichoke and hearts.

Search within specific fields in your Shopify admin

You can prefix a search term with a field name and colon to narrow your search to the specified field. For example, searching for title:artichoke returns results that have artichoke as the title (it will be an exact match).

If you want to use the search operators to find a partial match, you must add an asterisk (*) to the end for the search term, for example title:artichoke*. When you do this, the search will return any results that contain the word artichoke as part of the title field.

You can search within the following specific fields:

Order fields

title
email
first_name
last_name
discount_code

Shipping addresses

city
province
country
address1
zip

Product fields

title
handle
body
vendor
product_type
tag
variant
sku

Page fields

title
handle
body
author

Blog fields

title
handle

Article fields

title
body
author

Customers

first_name
last_name
email

Collection fields

title
handle
body

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