Import Orders Using Our Prebuilt CSV Templates

One of the hardest parts about importing orders into Shopify using CSV files is the formatting of the file.  Our app, EZ Importer, has a flexible mapping system that works for the majority of use-cases (as long as the file's first row is a header row with column names and line items are on a separate row). Another big hurdle is getting started with a CSV file, especially if you're NOT importing orders from another Shopify store or platform.  …

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EZ Inventory Update: New Scheduling Option

In the vast majority of cases, users of our EZ Inventory app just use the Hourly or Daily scheduler to constantly keep their Shopify inventory up to date with their suppliers' feed or other external feeds.

However, we've had some users ask us if they can turn off the inventory updates on weekends or only run them on specific days of the week.

We've added an option in EZ Inventory so our users can now pick which days of the …

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EZ Exporter Update: Grouping and Aggregation Now Supports a LIST() Function

In addition to the MIN, MAX, SUM, MEAN, COUNT, and UNIQUE COUNT functions, EZ Exporter also now supports a LIST function.

This new function allows you to combine a group of field values in a JSON list/array.  If you're familiar with SQL, this is similar to MySQL's GROUP_CONCAT() function or PostgreSQL's STRING_AGG() function.

This enables creating summary reports where you can include a column including a comma-separated list of values from a grouped data.

Some examples:

  • Group orders by product …
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EZ Exporter Update: Shopify Fulfillment Orders Export Now Available

EZ Exporter has supported exporting fulfillment locations from the Shopify order for some time now, but they were only available for orders or line items that were already fulfilled.

In the last couple of months, we've gotten more inquiries from merchants on how to export and filter based on the assigned/allocation location to fulfill the orders and line items from.

One use case for this is to allow merchants to create separate CSV exports to be sent to different warehouses for …

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EZ Exporter Update: Sort Data by a Custom Column and an Extra Option to Exclude Specific Columns

We've just pushed 2 additional options in the Data Settings configuration of EZ Exporter:

  1. Sort by a custom column.
  2. Extra option to exclude specific columns.

Both of these options are applied near the end of the export process, after Custom Fields and Calculated Fields have already been evaluated so they'll often be used together with these fields.

Sort by a Custom Column

This one is pretty straightforward.  You might want to sort the data based on the output of Custom …

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