Shopify Quick-Start Guide

Start using Confection with Shopify in a few simple steps.

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Step One

If you haven’t already, create a Confection account. If you already have a Confection account, log in.

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Step Two

Click “My Account” (or “Set Up My Account” if you’re accessing your account for the first time). Enter your contact information, the domain(s) on which you want to use Confection, and select one of our two data storage options. Then, click “Save Changes.”

Continue to Step 3

Step Three

Click "Install Confection" (If you're accessing your account for the first time, this will be the default screen.) Next, select "PHP" to download the relevant scripts.

Continue to Step 4

Step Four

First, copy the following code, and save it as a local file (eg., script.js).

Next, log into Shopify.

Perform three actions there:

1. Upload Script

  1. In Shopify, visit Content > Files, and upload the file you just saved.
  2. Verify that the script appears at https://your-shopify-url.com/cdn/shop/files/script.js Just replace your-shopify-url.com with your Shopify store URL.
  3. Make sure you copy this link.


2. Add Conversion Tracking Code

  1. Visit Settings > Checkout.
  2. Scroll down to "Order status page."
  3. Paste the following code in the "Additional scripts" textarea.
  1. Add your account number and cable script link where indicated.
  2. Replace https://your-shopify-url.com/cdn/shop/files/confection.js with the link to the script you uploaded earlier in this process.
  3. Click "Save."

3. Add Custom Pixel

  1. Next, in the settings menu, visit Customer events.
  2. Click, "Add Custom Pixel."
  3. Paste the following code in the code editor.
  1. Add your account number and cable script link where indicated.
  2. Replace https://your-shopify-url.com/cdn/shop/files/confection.js with the link to the script you uploaded earlier in this process.
  3. Lastly, click "Save" and then "Connect" to activate the pixel.

That's it. You're done.


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After installing Confection, start sending data to any number of different endpoints.

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