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Deprecating custom and standardized product type in favor of product category; will be used for sales tax purposes
Effective October 12, 2022
We’ve added a new
productCategory field to the
Product object. The product category specifies a category in the Shopify Product Taxonomy.
We’re deprecating several fields:
standardizedProductType field is deprecated in favor of
customProductType field is deprecated in favor of
Previously, the product category data was not powering any platform features. Now, the product category will be used to determine the rate at which a product is taxed in the US. In the future, it will apply to how products are taxed in other regions/markets.
For more information, refer to the
Product object or learn more about Product Tax Codes here