Get Started with the Shopify Connector

Connect your Shopify store (or stores) with Business Central and maximize your business productivity. Manage and view insights from your business and your Shopify store as one unit.

To use Shopify with Business Central, you have to do a couple of things first. This article serves as a guide to integrate your Shopify store with Business Central.

Prerequisites for Shopify

You must have:

  • A Shopify account
  • A Shopify online store

For more information on how to create Shopify trials and recommended settings, go to Creating and Setting Up Shopify Account.

Prerequisites for Business Central

Install the Dynamics 365 Business Central app to your Shopify online store

For existing Business Central, this step is optional and can be skipped.

  1. Locate the Dynamics 365 Business Central app on the Shopify AppStore

  2. Choose the Add App button. Sign in to your Shopify account if prompted. Select the required online shop if you've more than one.

  3. After reviewing privacy and permissions, choose the Install App button.

    You can find and open the installed Dynamics 365 Business Central app in the Apps section on the sidebar of the Shopify admin page.

  4. Choose Sign up now to start the Business Central trial or Sign in if you already have Business Central. You'll be redirected to your Business Central page.

  5. The next steps should be done in Business Central.

Connect Business Central to the Shopify online store

  1. Choose the Lightbulb that opens the Tell Me feature. icon, enter Shopify Shop and choose the related link.
  2. Choose the New action.
  3. In the Code field, enter the code that will make it easy to find in Business Central. For example, a name might reflect what a shop sells, such as "Furniture" or "Coffee", or the country or region it serves.
  4. In the Shopify URL field, enter your online shop URL, which needs to be connected. Use the following format: https://{shop}
  5. Activate the Enabled toggle, review, and accept the terms and conditions.
  6. If prompted, sign in to your Shopify account, review the privacy terms and permissions, then choose the Install App button.

Repeat steps 2-6 for all online shops that you want to connect.

Known issues

Next steps

Now your online shop is connected to Business Central. In the next steps, you'll define how and what to synchronize.

See also

Walkthrough: Setting Up and Using Shopify Connector