Shopify API: Retrieves A List Of Abandoned Checkouts

Shopify API: Retrieves A List Of Abandoned Checkouts

For all kinds of businesses selling on the internet, one of the biggest problems that make them lose a lot of customers is not retrieving a list of abandoned checkouts. Because this is data so important for all businesses to implement remarketing. 

For the reason above, today I will show you how to retrieve a list of abandoned 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 List Of Abandoned 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}:

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

Response

The API will return a list of abandoned checkouts. Includes all information about the customer, product, and many related elements of the buying process.

Response of get call

Explain parameters in the response:

  1. {Created_at_max} – Show checkouts created before the specified date.
  2. {created_at_min} – Show checkouts created after the specified date.
  3. {updated_at_max} – Show checkouts last updated before the specified date. 
  4. {updated_at_min} – Show checkouts last updated after the specified date. 

I have shown you all steps to retrieve a list of abandoned 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: Retrieve a list of abandoned checkouts

Hopefully you can do it!

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