Shopify’s CLI (Command Line Interface) is one of the best tools for building Shopify apps.
Shopify CLI helps Shopify Partners with several important application-building tasks. This includes creating Node.js, PHP, and Ruby on Rails apps, as well as developing app extensions, themes, and Shopify Scripts (currently in beta).
This article will show you how to build an app with php (Laravel Framework)
Requirement For Installation
At first, you need to repair:
- Ruby or Ruby+Devkit using RubyInstaller for Windows 2.7 or higher
- A Shopify Partner account
- A Shopify development store to install and test app
For PHP, you have to prepare PHP, composer, npm
Step By Step
Step 1: Open your terminal and run the command
gem install shopify-cli
Step 2: Run the command to verify the shopify version:
Step 3: Run the following command to log in shopify account:
Step 4: Create new project
shopify app create php
Step 5: Start a local development server:
shopify app tunnel auth <token>
Please go to ngrok, login into your account, or sign up if you do not have an account, then click on your authentication, copy the code, and paste it to the token part.
Step 6: Start the server
shopify app serve
Bellow is the specific guidelines for installing Shopify cli. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.