Shopify API" retrieve a count of checkouts

Shopify API: Retrieves a count of checkouts

Retrieving a count of checkouts will tell you how many clients abandon the checkout after the first page. It will collect a count of checkouts from the past 90 days.

Today, I will show you how to retrieve a count of checkouts with Shopify API using Postman.

Step 1 : Generate API credentials from the Shopify admin

Generate API credentials from the Shopify admin
  • Click Create a new private app
  • In the App details section, enter a name for your app, and an emergency developer email
  • In the Admin API section, select the areas of your store that you want the app to access
Generate API credentials from the Shopify admin
  • Click Save

The Admin API section displays the app’s API key and password when you save the app’s details.

Step 2: Retrieve A Count Of Checkouts With Postman

Log in to your Postman and create new workspace

Create new request with this URL:

https://{username}:{password}@{shop}.myshopify.com/admin/api/{api-version}/{resource}.json
  1. {username} – The API key that you generated.
  2. {password} – The API password that you generated.
  3. {shop} – The name of your development store.
  4. {api-version} – The supported API version that you want to use.
  5. {resource} – A resource endpoint from the REST Admin API.

Or you can copy this example in the Shopify Admin, remember change {resource} to {checkouts/count}:

https://33a72f01e02987636e1c1a9a4e95c840:[email protected]/admin/api/2021-10/checkouts/count.json
Example URL
  • Paste the URL above and click Send
Get a count of checkouts

Response:

Number of checkouts from the past 90 days

Response

Explain parameters in the response:

  1. {Created_at_max} – Count checkouts created before the specified date.
  2. {created_at_min} – Count checkouts created after the specified date.
  3. {updated_at_max} – Count checkouts last updated before the specified date.
  4. {updated_at_min} – Count checkouts last updated after the specified date.
  5. {status}: default open – Count checkouts with a given status, count only open abandoned checkouts.

I have shown you all steps to retrieve a count of checkouts with Shopify API using Postman. If you have any questions please leave a comment below or refer to our Devdocs

If you still do not understand the tutorial’s content, you can watch the video below for a more overview.

Shopify API: Retrieves a count of checkouts

Hopefully you can do it!

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