How to view the raw JSON data of a Shopify order

The order JSON is the plain text version of a Shopify order. It allows you to view data that's not easily visible when looking at an order via the Shopify Admin.

If you want to create Order Tagger workflows to tag orders when certain data attributes or values are present or not present, then you may need to look at the raw JSON data of an order to configure the workflow criteria.

This short video will show you how to view the raw JSON data of a Shopify order:

Viewing the order JSON

To view the JSON, all you need to do is add .json to the end of the URL in the browser when viewing the order in your Shopify admin area:


Follow these simple steps to view your orders JSON:

  1. Log in to your Shopify store.
  2. In the Shopify Admin, select the order you wish to inspect
  3. Once the order page has loaded, simply add .json to the URL in the address bar of your web browser and hit enter

You will then see something like this:


The data shown is in raw JSON format, which is the same data that you would retrieve if you looked up the order using the Shopify REST API. 

Making the JSON data easier to read

We recommend using a browser plugin, such as Google Chrome JSON Viewer to help prettify this data, making it a lot easier to read and navigate through!


That's it, you will now be able to take a closer look at the information within the order!


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