Shopify Quick Start

Connect SlideRule Analytics with your Shopify store in minutes.

SlideRule Analytics uses a Shopify private app with read-only permissions to access your store’s data. Here’s how to set it up.

Enable private app development

If you haven’t already, you must enable private app development in the Shopify admin. To do so:

  1. Log in to your store as the store owner.
  2. From your Shopify admin, go to Apps.
  3. Click Manage private apps.
  1. Click Enable private apps.
  1. Accept the terms, and then click Enable private app development.

Create a private app for SlideRule Analytics

You should create a new private app specifically for SlideRule Analytics and grant it only the permissions it needs. To do so:

  1. If starting from your Shopify admin, go to Apps, click Manage private apps. Your account must have permission to create private apps.
  1. Click Create private app.
  1. In the App details section, enter “SlideRule Analytics” as the name of the private app and “” as the contact email address.
  1. In the Admin API section, click Show inactivate Admin API permissions
  1. Grant Read access to the following permissions:
  • Analytics
  • Assigned fulfillment orders
  • Customers
  • Discounts
  • Draft orders
  • Fulfillment services
  • Gift cards
  • Inventory
  • Marketing events
  • Order editing (note, this is still read-only. SlideRule Analytics will only be able to see edits to orders. Not make them.)
  • Orders
  • Price rules
  • Product listings
  • Products
  • Reports
  • Resource feedback
  • Shipping 
  1. Scroll to the bottom and click Save.
  1. Click Create app.
  1. When successful, you will see the following message.
  1. Scroll down to the Admin API section to see the API Key, Password, and Shared Secret Save these somewhere safe, like a password manager, and add them to your SlideRule Analytics account.

Add your Store Name, private app API Key, Password, and Shared Secret to your SlideRule Analytics account.

  1. Login in to your shopify store’s admin and copy your store name from the url (
  1. Enter your Store Name in the set up wizard.
  1. Add your private app API Key and Password in the setup wizard.

You’re all set. Your data will take a few minutes to load in SlideRule Analytics.