Shopify Dropshipping Integration Manual

This manual contains all the information in regards to Shopify integration, billing methods, product adding, and synchronization processes!

Updated over a week ago

You can begin dropshipping with Selfnamed! 🚀

Video tutorial

Adding a store

This part includes the integration process with API KEY!

First, you must log in to your business account - from which you are planning to do the dropshipping!

For Shopify, you must get the Selfnamed app from Shopify App Store.

You can get the app from HERE

Please follow the steps below, for the Shopify Dropshipping service integration!

  1. Log in to your Selfnamed account

2. Enter your email and password, then click SIGN IN

3. You will be taken to your Selfnamed profile.

To start the integration, you need to add your store!

Click on My Stores

4. Since you are going to do the integration with your Shopify store, you must click on the Shopify option, CONNECT NOW!

5. Before the integration, you must accept the dropshipping terms of service!

6. Once you have accepted the terms of service, you will be given the API KEY!

You can copy the key and enter it in your Shopify store!

How to add your API KEY in Shopify:

  1. You must Download the Selfnamed App from Shopify App Store!

  2. Open the Shopify App dropdown section, in your Shopify store

  3. Find the Selfnamed app and then click on Configurations

How to add your API KEY in Shopify:

4. Enter the API KEY (From the Selfnamed platform)

5. Click Save!

Once you have placed the API KEY in Shopify, you will find your store in Selfnamed profile!

Adding a billing method

After creating the shop, it is required to add a billing method for it!

This is the important part! As for every order that is going to be dropshipped - you will need to pay for the products that are included in the order, and the shipping!

Please note! You can assign only one payment method to one store!

Please see the following steps to add a billing method for your store 🧾

  1. Click on your Selfnamed profile

  2. Click on Billing, to add the information!


4. You must enter the name of the billing method

5. Choose the shop you would like to apply the billing method

6. When done, press continue

7. Enter the billing information

8. Press continue, when done

9. Enter the payment information

10. When done, press Confirm preauthorization, and the payment method is added to your store!

In your profile, in the billing section, you will be able to see the added billing method for your Shopify shop!

Adding the products to the Shopify store

For this part you must prepare the designs, or you can use the designs you have added on the products previously - on ordered samples!

This manual part includes:

  • how to add products from scratch;

  • how to add products from your previous orders.

! Please note - send your designs to your Selfnamed contact person or customer support, for design approval, before you start dropshipping!

It is not mandatory, if you have sent the designs previously!

Please see the following steps how to add product to your store 🎁

How to make and add a product to the store:

  1. Open My Store

  2. Click on ADD PRODUCT

3. A catalog of products will open, there you can choose any of the products!

4. Click on the product you would like to add to the store

5. Once you open the product page - click on CREATE DESIGN

6. You can upload your designs OR you can create the design for your product!

7. Do not forget to add the label and the box! You can switch the templates at the right side!

8. Once you created the designs, click on PREVIEW to see the mockups! This can help to understand how the design looks on the product!

This part can also be skipped, by clicking on CONTINUE

9. You can download the mockups (if needed).

10. Then click CONTINUE

11. The product picture will show up once more, for reassurance! If everything looks good - click CONTINUE

12. Choose which store to add the product to and press continue

13. Here the default product description will appear! However, you can change this information to your preferences!

14. you can write the product name, add your product price, include tags, and add product description!

15. When done, press CONTINUE

16. You must choose pictures for your product! Do not worry, you can change the pictures afterward!

17. When done choosing - click CONTINUE

18. You have successfully added the product to the store! As you can see, you can duplicate the product and delete it.

Most importantly, the product information and design can be changed!

How to add existing product to the store:

  1. Click on My Designs

  2. There you will be able to open two design types ORDERED DESIGNS and DESIGN DRAFTS

  3. Choose which product you want to include in the shop!

  4. Clicking on “three dots” and ADD TO STORE

  5. Then you will be brought to the design studio, where you will be able to re-touch the design (if necessary), add the product information and add it to your Shopify store!

Synchronizing the products, order, and delivery information

Final step in finishing the integration process is synchronizing the products, orders, and delivery information in your Shopify store with Selfnamed!

The part will ensure all the information synchronization with Selfnamed!

If there are any updates from Selfnamed part regarding the product prices, shipping costs - the information will be updated on your shop!

For example, shipping costs for every product is automatically calculated based on the Selfnamed prices!

Please note, if you ever add new products to an existing product range (regarding Selfnamed products), make sure you synchronize the information once again!

Please see the following steps of synchronization 🔧

How to synchronize the product information:

Shopify store -> Selfnamed App dropdown -> Section “Products”

  1. Make sure you have included all the necessary information for the products

  2. If yes, click Synchronize

  3. The status of the products should turn to “Synced”

How to synchronize the order information:

Shopify store -> Selfnamed App dropdown -> Section “Orders”

This is the most important part! The orders won't be synchronizing automatically. Therefore, you must Synchronize the orders regularly (every day)!

  1. Click Synchronize

How to synchronize the delivery information:

By thoughtfully choosing your shipping profile, you can create a smooth and efficient shipping experience for both you and your customers.

Click here to learn how to select Shipping profiles

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