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Shopify App: Adding A New Shipping Address Via Webhook

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I'm planning to create a simple app using Django/Python that shows a nice button when installed by the store owner on user's account.

Clicking on that button should trigger a webhook request to our servers that would send back the generated shipping address for the user.

My questions:

  1. Is it possible to create such button through shopify API or this something the store owner must manually add?
  2. Is it possible to add a shipping address upon user request?

Thanks

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Answer

Here is the recipe:

  • create a Proxy in your App to accept incoming Ajax call from customer
  • create a form and button in customer liquid that submits to your Proxy
  • in the App Proxy, validate the call from Shopify and when valid, look for your form params.
  • open the customer record with the ID of the customer you sent along with the form data, and add an address to their account

Done. Simple.

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source: stackoverflow.com
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