For sellers on Diceblock who already own and operate a Shopify store, we provide a method to automatically import
your products into Diceblock and sync orders and inventory back to your store!
We do this using a
The estimated end-to-end time for this tutorial is ~15-20 minutes.
1. Enable Private App Development
Make sure your store has Private App Development enabled. Follow
2. Create a Private App
Navigate to the
Apps tab of your Shopify admin panel. On the bottom of the page,
click Manage Private Apps.
On the top left of your page, click
Create new private app.
For the app name, it can be anything you want, but we recommend
emergency developer email, put your own email.
Allow the following permissions (note: click "Show Inactive Permissions to toggle):
Products: Read and write
Fulfillment Services: Read and write
Inventory: Read and write
Locations: Read access
Orders: Read and write
Save at the bottom of your app
4. Plug your app into Diceblock
Plug in the url of your Shopify store in the following format:
, e.g. <mystorefront>.myshopify.com
API Key, copy the API Key from the Admin API section of
your Private App.
Secret Key, show and copy the Password from your Private App.
If you are using a 3rd party drop-shipping app like Oberlo, select
USING THIRD PARTY APPS
FOR DROP SHIPPING.
Confirm a success message popped up, otherwise double check all information. If you can't get this to work,
5. Map your Product Types
Before you can import any products, you must first map your product types onto Diceblock's fixed set of product
Look at all the products you want to import into Diceblock. Look at the
Product Type, or
just Type, field you have entered in Shopify. For each of these types, click Map
"PRODUCT TYPE NAME OF MERCHANT STORE", select from the dropdown the Diceblock category which best
fits your product (e.g. in this case we're mapping Dice).
PRODUCT BRAND NAMES OF YOUR STORE", enter - in text - the name of that Product Type from your store. You can find
the Product Type for a Shopify product under the "Organization" section for that product (on Shopify)
must do this for every unique product type you plan to import into Diceblock.
6. Import Products
You have 3 options to select which products to import:
If you see a failure at this step, confirm that:
Your respective Product IDs or Handles are correct
You have mapped every single product type you are trying to import (this is the most common point of
7. Make sure everything looks right
We will import your products automatically in the background (it may take a few minutes)
Browse through your products. Make sure that everything looks correct!
As always, if you need help, don't hesitate to