List of app extensions
App extensions relate to specific use cases and have varying requirements. This guide describes the available app extensions that you can use to surface your app's functionality to Shopify user interfaces.
The following table lists all of the available app extensions that you can build. For each app extension listed in the table, you can review the following information:
- The area of the Shopify interface the app extension is associated with.
- Whether the app extension requires review and approval from Shopify.
- The tool to use to create the extension.
- Links to detailed documentation.
|Shopify interface area||App extension||Requires review and approval?||Create using||Description|
|Shopify admin||Admin actions||No||Shopify CLI||Add custom modals to resource pages in the Shopify admin.|
|Admin blocks||No||Shopify CLI||Add custom cards to resource pages in the Shopify admin.|
|Admin links||No||Partner Dashboard||Add quick links to your app from any page in the Shopify admin.|
|Bulk action links||No||Partner Dashboard||Add bulk app actions to any resource page in the Shopify admin.|
|Navigation links||No||Partner Dashboard||Add navigation links to display your embedded app's navigation items consistently across devices.|
|Marketing activities||No||Partner Dashboard||Enable users to manage promotional campaigns and marketing automations from the Marketing page.|
|Product subscription||No||Shopify CLI||Add recurring billing options for users in the Shopify admin.|
|Subscription link||No||Partner Dashboard||Customize the link that allow users to see the subscription details in your subscription-enabled application.|
|Checkout||Checkout UI extensions||No||Shopify CLI||Add custom workflows and functionality at defined points in the checkout process.|
|Shopify Functions||No||Shopify CLI||Inject custom code into key areas of the Shopify platform, such as checkout or cart.|
|Post-purchase||Yes||Shopify CLI||Help users increase sales by adding products for purchase after checkout.|
|Flow||Triggers||No||Partner Dashboard||Connect your app to Shopify Flow so that events that occur in your app can trigger workflows.|
|Actions||No||Partner Dashboard||Connect your app to Shopify Flow so that your app receives data when a workflow action runs.|
|Lifecycle Events||No||Partner Dashboard||Improve efficiency by letting Shopify Flow notify your app when your triggers are in use.|
|Online store||Theme app extensions||No||Shopify CLI||Integrate with Online Store 2.0 themes. Theme app extensions act as a replacement for using the Script Tag or Asset resources to integrate apps with online stores.|
|Payments||Payments extension||Yes||Partner Dashboard||Allow customers to complete purchases using a payment method provided by your app.|
|Shopify Point of Sale (POS)||POS UI Extensions||No||Shopify CLI||Add custom functionality at defined areas in the POS app.|
|POS links||No||Partner Dashboard||Link directly to your app from pages in the Shopify POS app.|
|Cart app extension||No||Partner Dashboard||Add your app’s loyalty points or other promotional discounts to the cart in the Shopify POS app.|
|Product recommendations||No||Partner Dashboard||Show product recommendations in the Shopify POS app.|
- Learn how to deploy extensions to release changes to users.