Shopify App CLI

Shopify App CLI helps you build Shopify apps. It quickly generates Node.js and Ruby on Rails apps and automates many common development tasks.


Shopify App CLI helps your app development process in the following ways:

  • Creates an app in the Partner dashboard
  • Populates test data for your app, including products, customers, and draft orders
  • Generates new webhooks for your app
  • Deploys your app to an external platform, such as Heroku


Refer to Install Shopify App CLI to learn how to install Shopify App CLI on Windows, macOS, or Linux.

Getting started

Refer to Getting started with Shopify App CLI to learn how to create and manage different types of projects with Shopify App CLI.



Refer to Troubleshooting Shopify App CLI to learn how to upgrade, migrate from a legacy version, and uninstall Shopify App CLI.

Contributing to Shopify App CLI

Shopify App CLI is open source and you can help contribute to the GitHub repository.

Where to get help

  • Open a GitHub issue - To report bugs or request new features, open an issue in the Shopify App CLI repository.
  • Shopify Community Forums - Visit our forums to connect with the community and learn more about Shopify App CLI development.