Make a Shopify App with Laravel Framework

Shamsul Alam Jewel
3 min readJul 19, 2020

First we are going to install a fresh laravel app, then we will install a laravel-shopify package that will take care of most of the shopify integration work for us. Then we will create a new shopify app into shopify partner dashboard. Then we will configure our laravel app with shopify app credentials to they can connect to each other. Once all setup then we will install our app into a test store. The purpose of this story is to install the shopify app developed with laravel and install it to shopify test store.

I am going to use laravel valet in Macbook computer, but you can use use your own environement as long as you can setup a virtual host and support ssl.

In this tutorial I will assume you have some knowledge of laravel framework.

Open your terminal and go to your Webroot and install laravel

composer create-project — prefer-dist laravel/laravel jewel-plugin-shopifycd jewel-plugin-shopifycomposer require osiset/laravel-shopifyphp artisan vendor:publish — tag=shopify-configvalet secure jewel-plugin-shopify

Now we have the laravel app that can run at the address


Now we are going to create a new shopify app from shopify partner dashboard

Login to shopify partner dashboard, if you don’t have you can immediately create one, it’s completely free.

Once on the partner dashboard create a new App name jewel delivery app, app url to https://jewel-plugin-shopify.test and white listed delivery url to https://jewel-plugin-shopify.test/authenticate

Once you created the app copy the api keys and secret, this we will use in your laravel app into the .env file

we need to setup the values according to this file config/shopify-app.php

we just need to create this line

SHOPIFY_APP_NAME=”Jewel Delivery App”SHOPIFY_API_KEY=38db7d21889f........SHOPIFY_API_SECRET=shpss_17ac059a57e........SHOPIFY_API_SCOPES=read_products,write_products,read_customers,write_customers,read_orders,write_orders,read_shipping,write_shipping,read_checkouts,write_checkouts,read_locales,read_script_tags,write_script_tags,read_locations,read_themes,write_themes

You can check the all access list by visiting this url

Also make a mysql database name jewel-delivery and fill up the database fields into the .env file

Now we will create a route in web.php file

Route::get(‘/’, function () {return view(‘welcome’);})->middleware([‘auth.shopify’])->name(‘home’);

Now replace the welcome.blade.php code with this below code

@extends('shopify-app::layouts.default')@section('content')<!-- You are: (shop domain name) --><p>You are: {{ Auth::user()->name }}</p>@endsection@section('scripts')@parent<script type="text/javascript">var AppBridge = window['app-bridge'];var actions = AppBridge.actions;var TitleBar = actions.TitleBar;var Button = actions.Button;var Redirect = actions.Redirect;var titleBarOptions = {title: 'Welcome',};var myTitleBar = TitleBar.create(app, titleBarOptions);</script>@endsection

Now in the User.php model add these

use Osiset\ShopifyApp\Contracts\ShopModel as IShopModel;use Osiset\ShopifyApp\Traits\ShopModel;

Next, modify the class line to become:

class User extends Authenticatable implements IShopModel

Next, inside the class, add:

use ShopModel;

Once its configured then run the migration

php artisan vendor:publish — tag=shopify-migrations && php artisan migrate

Now install the app in a test store. If all goes well you should be able to see your home page the shop user name

Thats it, we just successfully setup and install a shopify app in shopify test store

Next we will continue implement the functionality of our newly developed app.