Welcome to another edition of API deprecations at Shopify, where we dive into the breaking changes coming into effect for all supported versions. In this post, we’ll look back at the breaking changes shipped in January 2020, which becomes the oldest supported Shopify API version on October 1st, 2020.
Use this article as a guide to prepare for the coming changes, so your app continues to function properly for users ahead of Black Friday/Cyber Monday (BFCM).
If you’d like to see a live explanation and demo of these changes, you can check out the video below:
A quick refresher on versioning
Before we dive into the changes headed your way, let’s revisit how API versioning at Shopify works.
1. We release a version every quarter
Typically, these releases happen on or around January 1st, April 1st, July 2nd, and October 1st. Versions are named in a year-month format (e.g. 2020-01), ensuring that it will always be easy to identify the …