Shopify Tip: How to Quickly Get a Count of Records in the Shopify Admin

When viewing records in the Shopify admin, you might notice that most of the pages don't show you how many total records are there.

One way to figure out the number of records is to do a CSV export, but this could be annoying as you usually have to wait for the CSV file in the email, unzip the attachment, open the file, and then look at the rows.

Luckily, there's a quicker and easier way to get this by ...

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EZ Inventory: Option to Specify the Minute in Hourly Sync Schedules

We've just pushed out an update to EZ Inventory to allow our users to specify the "minute" portion of the hourly sync schedule.

In the past, all inventory update jobs scheduled to run hourly will start at the top of the hour. However, we've seen a case recently where a supplier's feed also gets updated/rebuilt hourly at the same minute, which sometimes causes the job to fail as the feed wasn't yet ready and had incomplete data.

With this update, ...

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EZ Inventory: Quickly Export Your Shopify Product and Inventory Data to CSV

We've recently pushed an update to EZ Inventory to allow our users to export their Shopify product data to CSV.

This option allows our users to quickly do a bulk update of the inventory quantities of their product variants:

  1. In the Products page, click the "Export to CSV" button.
  2. Open the file in Excel or another spreadsheet app and update the quantities.
  3. Re-upload back in EZ Inventory for a bulk update.

You can of course do a product export from ...

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EZ Notify: Get Customer Event Notifications in Slack

In addition to Order Events, EZ Notify also now supports Customer Events!

This update allows our users to get notified in Slack whenever a new customer places an order, creates an account in the Shopify store, when a customer's data is updated, an account is disabled, or when the record is deleted.

Below is a list of all Shopify Customer Events that can be configured in EZ Notify:

  • Created (new customer record is created)
  • Updated
  • Enabled (customer activates their account) ...
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EZ Notify: Including Line Item Properties and Cart Attributes in the Slack Notification Message

Shopify provides a way for merchants to capture information entered by customers using line item properties and cart attributes. These data are stored as part of the order data in the Shopify store.

Line item properties are mainly used to provide line item/product-level customization for the customer. For example, if you're selling jewelry, you may provide an option to enter a custom engraving for each item purchased. There are apps out there such as ShopPad's Infinite Options and BOLD's ...

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