Connecting your Shopify Storefront to Diceblock
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 Private Apps
1. Enable Private App Development
Make sure your store has Private App Development enabled. Follow this link to verify.
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 "Diceblock Connector"
For the emergency developer email, put your own email.
Allow the following permissions:
Products: Read and write
Fulfillment Services: Read and write
Inventory: Read and write
Locations: Read access
Orders: Read and write
Click Save at the bottom of your app
4. Plug your app into Shopify
Navigate to the Seller App Settings on your seller dashboard.
Plug in the url of your Shopify store in the following format:
<mystorefront>.myshopify.com, i.e. diceblocktestfront.myshopify.com
For API Key, copy the API Key from the Admin API section of your Private App.
For Secret Key, show and copy the Password from your Private App.
If you are using a 3rd party drop-shipping app like Oberlo, select
Click Save. Confirm a success message popped up, otherwise double check all information. If you can't get this to work, contact us.
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 types. Navigate to Map Product Types.
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 Type.
For "PRODUCT BRAND NAMES OF YOUR STORE", enter the text name of that type. For " select from the dropdown which Diceblock type best fits.
You must do this for every unique product type you plan to import into Diceblock.
6. Import Products
Navigate to Import Shopify Products.
You have 3 options to select which products to import:
Click Import Products
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
If you can't get this to work, contact us.
7. Make sure everything looks right
We will import your products automatically in the background. It might not be instant to see your products pop up.
Browse through your products. Make sure that everything looks correct!