With the hobbyDB Shopify app, inventory can be synced and managed directly from the app in Shopify, making it easy to expand the reach of each sales listing by tapping into the hobbyDB marketplace ecosystem. Here's how managing products and inventory works on the app... 


Click Manage Products. 



This will take you to your list of products. 




Here you can:

  1. Set the quantity of each product you wish to list on hobbyDB

  2. Set the price you wish to sell the product for on hobbyDB

  3. Select the shipping group you wish to use for the product

  4. Set a custom title for the product listing on hobbyDB


You will also be able to see the quantity of each product you have in your Shopify inventory and the price set in your Shopify inventory. These are listed in the “Quantity” and “Price” columns respectively. You cannot edit these here.


To set the quantity of each product you wish to list on hobbyDB, go to the “hDB Qty” column, click into the textbox for the product and enter the amount you wish to list.


To set the price you wish to sell the product for on hobbyDB, go to the “hDB Price” column, click into the textbox for the product and enter the price you wish to list the item for. Note that you cannot yet set hobbyDB discounts on items via the app. However, you can do this via the hobbyDB Seller Dashboard and these will then be reflected in the prices you see in your app.


If you have a Default shipping group set, the app will choose these costs automatically. To change this, click the X and select a new group from the dropdown. Once an item is listed, you can also alter the shipping costs for that individual item on hobbyDB itself if you wish to set shipping costs which are not saved under one of your shipping groups. If you do this, the item record in your hobbyDB Shopify App will display the message “Custom hobbyDB Shipping” like this:



To set a custom title, click into the textbox under “hDB info” and enter your title. Custom titles are optional and for your convenience, the app will automatically set the custom title to match the name of the product you have set in Shopify.


Once you have set a hobbyDB Quantity, hobbyDB Price and shipping costs for a product, you can sync it to hobbyDB. Click the “Sync to hobbyDB” slider to set it to “Yes” and turn it green, then click the “Save” button. Your product will now be listed for sale on hobbyDB. If you wish to make any changes to the listing, just make your desired edits then sync again. 


If you wish to remove the product entirely from hobbyDB, just click the slider to set it to “No” and click the “Save” button again.


Note that when you save and sync your item, it will take some time to match against the catalog. The “Catalog Item” label and link will appear in the app later.




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How to Install the hobbyDB Shopify App

Benefits of using the hobbyDB Shopify app

Setting default shipping costs