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Lists the available commands and describes what they do. The commands available will vary depending on whether you are inside a project directory, and what kind of project it is.

$ shopify help
$ shopify -h
$ shopify --help

You can also use the help command or options to get more detailed information about a specific command:

$ shopify help [command]
$ shopify [command] -h
$ shopify [command] --help


Connect an existing Shopify App CLI project with Shopify, such as a Partner account or a specific Shopify development store. This command re-creates the project’s .env file with your authentication tokens.

This is useful if you are working on one project across multiple computers, or collaborating with other developers using a version control system like git.

$ shopify connect


Create a new project of the specified type. The project will be created in a subdirectory of the current directory:

$ shopify create

When running the create command on its own, the CLI will prompt you to choose a project type:

$ shopify create
? What type of project would you like to create? (Choose with ↑ ↓ ⏎, filter with 'f')
> 1. Node.js App
  2. Ruby on Rails App

You can also specify the type of app you want to create using a subcommand:

  • For a Node.js app: node
  • For a Ruby on Rails app: rails

If you specify a type, then Shopify App CLI will skip ahead and prompt you to enter a name for your project:

$ shopify create node
? App Name


Log out of the currently authenticated partner organization and store. The logout command clears any invalid credentials. You’ll need to re-authenticate the next time you connect your project to Shopify.

$ shopify logout


Configure Shopify App CLI options. Currently there are two available options.


Configure anonymous usage reporting by enabling or disabling analytics

$ shopify config analytics [ --status | --enable | --disable ]


Configure active feature sets in the CLI. This command is used for development and debugging work on the CLI tool itself. Only alter it if you know what you’re doing. Check the Shopify App CLI development guide for more information.

$ shopify config feature [ feature_name ] [ --status | --enable | --disable ]