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Ship to customer orders in POS: Customer email now required
Ship to Customer Orders in POS now require a customer email address to submit the order.
Changes to how taxes and duties are presented in payouts on Shopify Markets Pro
Taxes and duties associated with orders will no longer appear as a fee in payouts from Shopify Markets Pro
Shopify Search & Discovery app updates: New tools for merchants with large product catalogs
Use the bulk editor tool to manage product recommendations and search boosts.
Tipping on Shop Pay
We’ve added a tipping option to Shop Pay checkout.
Changes to payout logic on Shopify Markets Pro for refunds
Taxes and duties associated with orders that are refunded to a buyer before fulfillment will no longer be withheld from Shopify Markets Pro payouts.
Improvements to bank account updates with Shopify Markets Pro
When bank account details are changed in Shopify Payments they will be automatically updated in Shopify Markets Pro.
Updates to address inflated checkout counts in Live View
We've made changes to the way we count distinct checkout session in Live View.
The Shop sales channel has been added to Shopify admin
The Shop sales channel is now available for all eligible merchants in the Shopify admin. This allows you to easily manage your native mobile brand presence, connect with customers, and grow sales.
Connecting Shopify Balance with QuickBooks
Merchants can now connect their Balance account with QuickBooks.
Discount display improvements for POS
Quickly access, apply, and view discounts in POS with the latest discount display improvements.
New navigation menu bar
Tap into the new home for the POS Menu bar.
Improvements to shipping profiles and checkout
When some items in a customers cart cannot be shipped to them, Shopify no longer blocks the checkout. Instead, non-shippable items are identified and removed from the cart.
Support for API version 2022-04 extended to June 30, 2023
Extending support for API version 2022-04 to June 30, 2023 (previously March 31, 2023). All apps using API resources that are no longer supported in API version 2022-07 will stop working as intended.
Removed default value from the `redirectNewHandle` field on the `ProductInput` object
Removed default value from ProductInput.redirectNewHandle field.
Google Analytics 4
Google Analytics 4 is replacing Universal Analytics, which will stop processing data on July 1, 2023. Upgrade as soon as possible to ensure continuity in your Google Analytics measurement.
Vaulted credit cards for B2B
Allow your wholesale customers to securely store credit cards on file for a seamless payment experience, and charge their credit card directly from the admin as payments become due.
Cross-device data now included in marketing reports
As of March 1, 2023, all online store data in your marketing reports will include cross-device data.
Improved Shop Promise limited guarantee claims process
We’ve introduced changes to the Shop Promise limited guarantee claims flow to make it easier for customers to receive their Shop Cash for a delayed delivery.
Shopify Payments available in Romania
Shopify Payments available in Romania.
Changes to Shipping and Markets settings
Countries and regions must now belong to a Market before being added to a shipping zone.
New rich text features in online store editor!
We've updated the rich text setting within the online store editor to allow configuring headings and creating ordered lists.
Fulfillment Holds heldBy field
Retrieve the name of the service responsible for holding a fulfillment order.
Improved variant display
The newly redesigned variant list display improves the speed and discoverability of variant configured products and inventory lookup.
POS printed receipts enhancements - custom QR code
Customize POS printed receipts with a custom QR code in the receipt footer
Poor connection mode for POS checkout
Complete POS checkouts with cash when connectivity issues are detected.
Direct customers to their country or region with deep links
When you want to send customers directly to the right experience for their country or region, but that country or region doesn't have its own URL, you can now use deep links.
Role provisioning through SCIM
Plus merchants can assign and update roles for users in Shopify from one of the supported Identity Provider (IdP) systems, using the updated Shopify SCIM integrations.
Shopify Scripts Deprecation
Support for Shopify Scripts will end on August 13, 2024. Merchants that leverage Shopify Scripts will need to migrate to apps powered by Shopify Functions before this date.
The checkout.liquid theme file is being deprecated
Checkout.liquid customizations will no longer work for the Information, Shipping, and Payment pages starting August 13, 2024. Shops using checkout.liquid need to upgrade to checkout extensibility.
Shop Promise available in early access
Easily communicate reliable and fast delivery to customers across your online store and the Shop app.
Search Settings are now available in the Shopify Search & Discovery app
Use the new Settings feature in the Shopify Search & Discovery App to customize search and predictive search results.
New On hand and Unavailable inventory states in POS
Shopify POS now displays On Hand and Unavailable quantities via Product details view or Checkout.
Increase conversion for free by enabling sign in with Shop
Allow your customers to sign into your online store with their Shop credentials. Customers signed in with Shop speed through checkout with billing and shipping information automatically filled in.
Shopify Editions Winter ’23 is live
Visit Shopify Editions to explore 100+ new product updates to help every business build for the long-term.
Control product publishing per market
Take control over what products you sell globally with the ability to publish or unpublish products per market.
More granular staff permissions for Products
10 new staff permissions give merchants more granular control over what product data and information staff members can access.
New: Marketing reports on channel performance and attribution
New marketing reports on channel performance and attribution that help you get more insights out of your session and conversion data.
Inventory dataset added to ShopifyQL Notebooks
ShopifyQL Notebooks now offers a new inventory dataset to allow merchants to track stock levels by variant across locations and better understand their inventory.
Automated collections with metafield conditions
Use metafield conditions to create automated collections.
Easily Extend your Theme with Custom CSS
Easily add custom CSS to your online store theme without editing any theme files. Merchants have more control and can preview changes. Bonus: themes are eligible for seamless theme version updates.
Bulk editing support for collection and customer metafields with definitions
Merchants can now edit their Collection and Customer metafields with definitions in bulk on Shopify.
Increased API rate limits for Shopify Plus
Shopify increased Admin API rate limits for Shopify Plus by 10x over standard limits.
Enhanced inventory tracking with On hand and Unavailable quantities
Have a real-time, accurate view of On hand and Unavailable quantities across your locations within Shopify to minimize lost sales, misplaced stock, and reduce excess ordering.
Shipping address flexibility for B2B buyers
Our new flexible shipping address setting allows you to choose whether your wholesale customers can enter a new one-time shipping address at checkout, so they can better self-serve their own orders.
Shopify launches a customer self-serve returns feature
Customers can now request a return through your online store
New updates to ShopifyQL Notebooks
ShopifyQL Notebooks now offer the ability for merchants to create references, reorder blocks, and retain previous executions of code blocks to allow for quick access and stable data stories.
Now launched: New customer accounts
Give your customers the power to review and manage orders with a customer account that doesn’t make them memorize another password.
Drive repeat orders for B2B
We’re making it easier for wholesale customers to self-serve their own account with easy reordering. Customers will now see the option to “Buy Again” on past orders within new customer accounts.
Shopify Collabs users can now directly invite creators to join a community
Shopify Collabs brand users can now send invites directly to creators to join their community. Invited creators will be able to bypass the application process, making community management easier!
SMS Order Confirmation available only for certain countries
Starting January 28th, Shopify is only sending Order Confirmation SMS on behalf of merchants whose billing address is in one of 13 countries.
Checkout extensibility is now available on all Shopify Plus stores
Stores on the Shopify Plus plan can customize their checkout with checkout extensibility—a faster way to make customizations in a way that’s app-based, upgrade-safe, and integrated with Shop Pay.
Enhancements to POS custom printed receipts
More ways to customize printed receipts, better suited for large, complex retailers
Oversell warning and confirmation
Added a new oversell warning to notify staff when an item is not available to sell.
Improved staff attribution visibility with new Staff on orders view
This update introduces two new views in POS where Staff who have been attributed on completed orders are visible.
Increase on-time B2B payments with payment reminders
Get paid on-time, every time. With payment reminders, you can now automatically send emails to your wholesale customers to remind them of payments as they become due or overdue.
Shopify scales to 1,000 locations
Merchants are now able to add and manage 1,000 locations on Shopify
Shopify Audiences is now available for Pinterest Ads
You can now use Shopify Audiences for your Pinterest advertising campaigns.
Improved backup shipping rates to avoid blocked checkouts
Improved backup shipping rates will be added to your checkout
Private apps are being automatically converted to custom apps
All private apps will be automatically be converted to custom apps. Custom apps support all the functionality that private apps did, and provide better security.
Shopify admin now lives at admin.shopify.com
A smoother, faster Shopify admin experience.
Live view now has refreshed look with better search and navigation using the interactive map
Visualize where your customers are coming from and which areas are driving the most sales.
New: Updates to B2B email templates
Merchants using payment terms or company locations will now see these variables included in customer-facing email templates.
Refunded Gift Cards are now auto disabled
We’ve improved Gift Cards and now when a Shopify Gift Card is refunded we will auto disable it for you.
Webhook topic for auditing the store admin
Monitor your store admin activity with the Audit Events webhook
Shopify Flow - New Scheduled time trigger, Get data actions, and tools for working with lists available
You can now run workflows on a schedule, get data from your shop, and run actions for each list item in Shopify Flow. These features together make many new use cases possible in Shopify Flow.
Your Average Order Value now has a new definition in Shopify
In order to better match with the way merchants run their business, we’ve updated how the Average Order Value (AOV) metric is calculated within Shopify Analytics.
View your customer cohort analysis report by sales and average order value
Your Customer Cohort Analysis is now updated with new metrics and more powerful drill down capabilities to help you get a better view of your customers.
It is now easier to take advantage of Shopify Balance Rewards
The Balance Rewards page has a fresh new look with new cashback insights enabling you to better take advantage of Balance Rewards and Partner Offers that will help your business succeed!
Removing lineItemsMutable connection from Order
This connection has been deprecated since 2021-04, and the lineItems connection should be used instead.
Tap to Pay on iPhone transaction counts in POS
Track Tap to Pay on iPhone transactions in POS to monitor usage that may result in additional fees.
Webhook topics specifically for activating and deactivating locations
Webhook topics have been introduced that will be sent out whenever a location is activated or deactivated.
Index Filtering & Search Redesign
Redesigned filters for all index pages.
Updates to Inventory Transfers!
We’ve released enhancements to the current inventory transfers feature including draft mode, support for transfers with thousands of line items, and performance improvements to bulk receiving actions.
Bulk edit your product recommendations and product boosts with Metafields
Use new standard metafields to edit discovery features from outside the Search & Discovery app.
Duplicate sections and blocks
You can now duplicate sections and blocks
Online store media localizable to different languages and markets
Cater to your international audience by uploading different images and videos for different languages and markets.
Unordered Lists are now supported in the Online Store Editor's rich text fields
You can now add static unordered lists to your rich text fields in the Online Store editor or connect them to text-based Metafield lists.
Eligible Plus merchants can start building custom promotions with Shopify Functions
Over the coming weeks, eligible Shopify Plus merchants, who are not leveraging checkout.liquid customizations, will start getting access to Shopify Functions.
Summarizing your store’s Black Friday Cyber Monday 2022 performance
The 2022 summary for Black Friday Cyber Monday is now available for Plus merchants in the ShopifyQL Notebooks app. You can compare your performance in 2021 and benchmark against merchants like you.
Governorates are now available for Kuwait shipping zones
Merchants based in Kuwait can now add governorates to their shipping zones.
Your Live View now has a lighter, brighter and fresher theme
Live View has been updated with a fresh style and layout in time for Black Friday Cyber Monday 2022.
Now measure your stores performance with analytics in the Search & Discovery app
Use data to improve your stores search and discovery experience
Grow your marketing list for free with Shopify Forms
Quickly and easily create on-brand email capture forms for your store, directly in Shopify.
Subscription Shipping Rate Names to No Longer Use Default Names
Merchants can now create selling plan specific shipping rates (for subscriptions) so that the names from those rates surface in checkout.
New improvements to staff attribution
New search bar capability makes it easier to attribute staff on orders.
Bulk editing support for product metafields with definitions
Merchants can now edit their Product metafields with definitions in bulk on Shopify.
Now manage discounts on sales channels in Shopify Admin
Use Shopify to manage discounts on different sales channels.
Now Launched: ShopifyQL Notebooks App
Available to all Plus merchants ShopifyQL Notebooks lets you explore, visualize, and analyze shop data to make better decisions.
Utilize “Due on Fulfillment” payment terms for B2B orders
“Due on Fulfillment” is now a payment term option for B2B orders. Include this payment term on orders automatically by assigning it on the company location profile, or add it one-time on draft orders.
Improvements to selecting date ranges within Shopify reports
The new improvements to date picker allow quick and easy access to pre-canned date ranges and makes comparison between time periods faster.
Branding customizations are now available for new customer accounts
Build brand loyalty and awareness with consistent checkout branding in new customer accounts pages.
Find out your most loyal group of customers with the new cohort analysis.
Get a snapshot of your customer retention rate over a period of time with the new cohort analysis report. You can also compare your average retention rate to a previous period for deeper insights.
Build customer segments based on product tags
Create segments based on customer engagement with products that have a specific product tag.
Easily Transfer money into Shopify Balance
We've added a new feature that will allow merchants to easily transfer money into Balance from external Bank Accounts
New marketing automation templates available
Automate emails to re-engage customers who browsed products, abandoned a cart, or abandoned a checkout
Introducing Shopify Tax
Shopify is bringing new features to merchants selling within the United States to help them collect the right amount of sales tax at the right time, and stay on top of state-level tax requirements.
Introducing Shopify Alerts
Never miss another important alert from Shopify
Tap to Pay on iPhone now available on Shopify POS
Tap to Pay on iPhone now available for US merchants using Shopify Payments and Shopify POS
Merge customer profiles
Maintain an accurate view of your customers by merging duplicate profiles.
Customize your B2B Checkout experience
Use our new order confirmation setting to select for each company location whether B2B orders are automatically approved for a streamlined order process or submitted as drafts for additional review.
Enhancements to POS staff permissions
More granular staff permissions, better suited for large, complex retailers
Introducing Local Delivery & Pickup for Subscriptions
Sell Subscriptions with Shipping, Local Delivery or Pickup.
Central and secure customer behavior analysis with pixels.
Pixels power your marketing and analytics with secure, accurate, privacy-conscious customer behavior data.
Early access to Shop Cash campaigns is open for Shopify Plus merchants
Visit the Marketing section in the Shop channel to apply for early access.
Derived compare-at prices are now hidden in Europe for compliance with the European Price Indication Directive
Compare-at prices not explicitly defined for a country in the European Economic Area (EEA) are now hidden for EEA markets by default. You can show them if you are in compliance with the directive.
New metafield definition types - collection_reference / list.collection_reference
As of API 2022-10, two new metafield definition types are available (`collection_reference` and `list.collection_reference`)
Shopify Payments now available in Portugal
Shopify Payments now available in Portugal
Build customer segments based on email-related events
Create customer lists based on engagement with your emails.
Shopify Payments for POS now available in Finland
Shopify Payments is now available for retail merchants in Finland, along with the fully integrated WisePad 3 card reader.
Shopify Payments now available in Switzerland
Shopify Payments now available in Switzerland
Access to your reports made simpler and faster
Check out the new look of the Shopify reports index. The new list view with categorizations will help you get to the data you’re looking for faster and with fewer clicks.
Shopify Search & Discovery app now supports complementary product recommendations
Increase cart size by surfacing complementary products on the product detail pages.
Shopify Payments now available in Czechia
Shopify Payments available in Czechia
Send invoice emails to multiple recipients
Merchants can now send invoice emails to multiple recipients using a CC field.
Custom pricing by market now available on all plans
Setting product prices per market is now available to all subscription plans. Shopify Payments is still required to use local currencies.
Updated POS gift card settings offer more flexibility
Improved gift card management settings offer flexibility to choose a gift card type for selling and refunds.
Inventory states in POS
In addition to showing Available inventory, Shopify POS will also display Incoming and Committed inventory for a store location, just like you see in Shopify Admin.
Metafield improvements: Money content type
A new metafield content type to track money related data.
Introducing the new Shopify Translate & Adapt app
Shopify's Translate & Adapt app automatically translates store content and helps tailor content for all markets.
Introducing Express Checkout Buttons in Shopify Email
Improve email performance and create a sense of urgency for your next product release with express checkout in email.
Sofort for Shopify Payments now available in the Netherlands
Sofort is now available for Shopify Payments merchants in the Netherlands.
Shopify Shipping in now available in Italy
Buy and print Poste Italiane labels right from your Shopify account—without external apps or extra fees. And manage it all from the same place you fulfill and track orders.
New: Chat with customers in the Shop App
Chat with 100+ million shoppers in the Shop app by adding the free messaging app, Shopify Inbox.
Automatic image optimization in AVIF
Shopify now supports automatically optimizing images using AV1 Image File Format (AVIF) to improve storefront performance.
Set shipping rates for international markets in local currencies
When creating international shipping rates, you can now use the local currency that you’ve chosen in Shopify Markets. This applies to the prices themselves and to cart price conditions.
Make the `Filed by Channel` column available to every merchant
In your taxes report, the "Filed by Channel" column displays. In this column you can find improved context, and an educational tooltip.
Shopify Payments available in Finland
Shopify Payments available in Finland
Shopify Collabs launches to help merchants connect with creators
As of August 16, 2022, Dovetale and all of its features are embedded right into your Shopify admin becoming the new and improved Shopify Collabs, giving merchants a new channel to reach consumers.
Now Launched: Shopify Search & Discovery App
Increase sales by customizing your search and discovery experience.
New permission to refund orders
A new permission to control staff access to initiating order refunds.
Shopify Flow - Use assign, capture, and map in Liquid
In fields that allow Liquid in Flow, you can now make full use of the tags assign and capture to set variables. You can use the map filter to create an array of values from another array.
Comparing performance across time periods is now simpler and faster
Shopify reports now come with enhanced capabilities to compare performance against different time periods. You can add custom date ranges and view these comparisons in a graph or table.
Copy a draft order checkout link
Merchants can now copy a draft order checkout link that accesses the checkout directly.
New default setting for shipping custom items for draft orders
Draft orders now only allow shipping fees to be added to orders containing at least some physical items. Orders containing no physical items can't have shipping charges added to them.
New Custom Fee options available for Point of Sale (POS)
Create and save unique Custom Fee tiles on smart grid for common line-item fees that can be added to a cart with one tap.
New ways to customize POS receipts
Get more customization options for receipts in Shopify POS, from SKUs to logos.
New customer profile gift card view within Shopify POS
Check balances and manage gift cards details from your customer's profile within Shopify POS.
Provide a better shopper experience with richer customer context in Shopify Inbox
Shopify Inbox now displays customer profiles, notes, and orders along with the conversation.
Improved analytics for Shopify Inbox
Enhancements to Shopify Inbox conversation analytics freshness and filtering
Improvements to POS remote login
Admins can now remotely authorize Shopify POS logins by scanning a QR Code or an 8 digit code. Learn more in the [help center](https://help.shopify.com/manual/sell-in-person/shopify-pos/login).
Upload your store to YouTube
Pin products next to your videos so followers can like, subscribe, and buy.
Shopify Payments for POS now available in Singapore
Shopify Payments is now available for retail merchants in Singapore, along with the fully integrated WisePad 3 card reader.
New marketing channel: Merchants can now advertise on Roku
The new Roku X Shopify marketing channel enables Shopify merchants who have stores located in the United States to easily build, buy, and measure TV streaming advertising campaigns directly on Roku.
Shopify Shipping is now available in France
Buy and print Colissimo and Chronopost labels right from your Shopify account—without external apps or extra fees. And manage it all from the same place you fulfill and track orders.
India Billing Compliance - Pay with UPI
The Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is a local payment method in India that merchants can use to pay their invoices. To use UPI, the store must be located in India with billing currency set to INR.
Changes to SMS Shipping notifications
Shipping notifications will only be sent to customers on the contact method used during checkout, which can be either SMS or email.
Shopify Payments for POS now available in Italy
Shopify Payments is now available for retail merchants in Italy, along with the fully integrated WisePad 3 card reader.
Use all-new B2B features in the Online Store
B2B on Shopify integrates essential wholesale features right into the core of Shopify. Run both sides of your business from one store.
Shopify Flow now available in the Shopify plan
If you are using the Shopify plan, you can now use Shopify Flow to customize your store through automation.
New sales channel: Merchants can now sell on Twitter
The Twitter sales channel integration allows merchants to easily manage and sell their products on Twitter.
Now Launched: Shopify Checkout-integrated pre-order and try before you buy apps
Find new ways to sell with pre-orders and try before you buy
Shopify Payments available in France
Shopify Payments is now available for merchants in France.
Increasing metafield definition limit from 100 to 200
You can now create up to 200 metafield definitions per store.
New Exchanges Workflow
Improvements to the exchanges workflow now allows multiple returns or exchanges on previously exchanged orders.
Shopify Protect for Shop Pay early access
Shopify Protect will protect eligible Shop Pay orders from fraudulent chargebacks.
Improved video support for the files page and metafields
The files page now supports longer videos. These videos have improved integrations with metafields and Liquid.
Shopify Balance low balance alerts
Shopify Balance merchants can now get notified when their account balance drops below a preset value.
11 New Staff Permissions
You can now assign permissions to staff and partners that were previously only available to the store owner. These include managing GDPR requests, collaborator requests, and editing billing payments.
Offer carbon-neutral shipping with Planet
Planet lets you offer carbon-neutral shipping and fund some of the most promising carbon removal technologies on earth, while also making it easy to share your commitment with buyers.
INR billing with local plan pricing via cards in India
We're launching INR billing with local plan pricing via cards in India, and reducing friction for paying your Shopify bills.
Dynamic checkout buttons now work with international pricing
Merchants using international pricing can now use dynamic checkout buttons on their product pages.
Connect your Balance account to Venmo, Wise, and other financial apps
Shopify Balance merchants can now easily and securely connect their favorite financial apps to their Shopify Balance account through our partnership with Plaid.
3 new Inbox features to help you better track important conversations
With a new menu, easily keep track of open conversations, closed, assigned to you. Manage them with new shortcuts, taps and swipes. Check your notification settings and send a test on your device.
Google local inventory sync
Help local shoppers find your in-store products by syncing local location and inventory levels with Google.
Export Shopify Balance transactions to a CSV file
You can now export your transactions from your Balance account to a CSV file for accounting purposes.
Shop adds 3D and augmented reality (AR) previews
Increase conversion rates with 3D and AR previews right from your product detail pages.
Shopify Audiences launches to help merchants find new buyers
Shopify Audiences is an app built by Shopify to help you find new buyers who have a strong interest in purchasing your products.
Show estimated delivery dates at checkout by enabling Processing Time
Provide transparency and build trust with your buyers by showcasing the expected delivery date on your checkout in a few clicks by enabling our new Processing Time feature.
Segment by customer metafields
Group customers using your customer metafields.
Searching for customers from the Customer page
Search for specific customers using the Customers page search bar.
GeoIP will be deprecated for Shopify Plus stores
GeoIP automatically changes a visitors currency based on their location. It was a feature for Shopify Plus which is being deprecated.
Subscription apps now support Google Pay
Subscription apps in the Shopify App Store collection now support Google Pay for merchants who use Shopify Payments.
Original Image Download
Merchants can now download their original image file, rather than the optimized image file, from their product media and Settings/Files page.
Turn direct messages into direct sales with Shopify Inbox’s new Instagram integration
Use Inbox to manage your Instagram direct messages so you can spend less time switching apps and close sales fast.
Increased number of sections and blocks within templates
You can now add up to 25 sections per template and 50 blocks per section in your online store.
Keep your inventory accurate from anywhere with committed quantities and inventory adjustments on the Shopify mobile app
We’re introducing a new inventory state called ‘committed’ to provide a more accurate foundation to your inventory management and inventory adjustments on the go.
Product metafields in Shopify POS
Additional product details are now available in Shopify POS by viewing metafields within the product description of an item.
Collated printing for shipping labels and packing slips
You can now print shipping labels, packing slips, and customs forms on a single print job. Documents are also organized by order when printing documents in bulk.
Two new free themes: Colorblock and Ride
Shopify’s latest free themes have industry-inspired layouts to help you get started quickly. In addition, an extensive suite of global theme style settings are included to support your unique brand.
Metafield improvements: metafield lists
Metafield lists allow you to store multiple values in a single metafield.
Make changes to your inventory faster with the improved inventory bulk editor
Edit more products at once, customize your columns, and manage inventory across locations more in one place with the inventory bulk editor