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Shopify Integration - Inventory Sync

Shopify is an eCommerce platform that enables you to create an online store where you can sell your products. In this article, you will learn about the configurations needed to keep inventory between MyTime and your Shopify store in real-time sync without the need for manual intervention.  

Things to know:

  1. You must have an active Shopify plan. Learn more about Shopify's plans here
  2. The SKU number serves as the sole identifier linking Shopify and MyTime products. Neither the product name, SKU name, nor any other information about the product establishes a connection between the items.
  3. Once the Shopify configuration is completed, here's how the inventory sync works:
    • When a product is purchased in MyTime's POS, the quantity will be updated in MyTime and Shopify
    • When a product is purchased from the Shopify online store, the quantity will be updated in MyTime and Shopify
    • When you manually alter a product's inventory on MyTime, the quantity will be updated in MyTime and Shopify


Enable Shopify Integration

To enable the hidden setting for the Shopify integration, please reach out to our Support Team at support@mytime.com. Once the setting has been enabled, an engineer will initiate the authorization process and arrange a meeting with the merchant to ensure a smooth integration experience.

Define SKUs on MyTime and Shopify

Once the shopify configuration is complete:

  1. On MyTime, navigate to POS > Inventory  
  2. Click +Add Product button at the bottom-right corner of the page Inventory-MyTime__2_.png
  3. Create a new SKU AND SKU#  Inventory-MyTime__3_.png
  4. Click Save when you have added all the new product details
  5. Add your cost, price, quantity 
  6. Save
  7. Login to your Shopify store
  8. Select Products from the left panel                                                           mytimesync-_-Home-_-Shopify.png 
  9. Select Add Product button to manually add each product    mytimesync-_-Products-_-Shopify__1_.png
  10. Ensure the following information is added:
    • Title - Enter the product name
    • Pricing - Price the client will pay for the product
    • Quantity - Current retail stock
  11. Scroll down and check the box "This product has an SKU or barcode" and assign the product the same SKU # as the one in MyTime. The SKU# in MyTime and the SKU in Shopify MUST be the same       mytimesync-_-Products-_-New-_-Shopify__1_.png
  12. Save

Refresh Products & Push Quantities

Once you've added all of your products to MyTime and Shopify, you'll need to refresh the products and push the quantities to initiate the sync. This can be accomplished by:

  1. Logging into your MyTime account
  2. Navigate to Business Setup > Settings
  3. Select the Partners Integration tab
  4. Expand the arrow Business-Settings__17_.png
  5. Select the Refresh Quantities hyperlink
  6. Then the Push Quantities hyperlink  Business-Settings__18_.png
  7. Save

Congratulations on successfully configuring the Shopify integration (Inventory Sync).


If you have any questions, please contact our Support Team at support@mytime.com. 

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