WooCommerce Integration


  • This article outlines how to integrate Starshipit with WooCommerce so you can import WooCommerce orders.
  • Also find out how to disable email notifications in WooCommerce.

1. Generate your API key in WooCommerce

In order to import orders from your store, Starshipit needs some information which can be found in your WooCommerce dashboard.

  1. From your WooCommerce dashboard, select WooCommerce > Settings.
  2. Click the Advanced tab.
  3. Select REST API near the top of the screen, then click Add Key.
  4. In the Description field, enter 'Starshipit Integration'.
  5. Select a user.
  6. In the Permissions menu, select Read/Write.
  7. Click Generate API key.
  8. Copy the Consumer Key and Consumer Secret. You will have to paste this in the Starshipit integration settings.

Note: If you want to use the Legacy Version 1 or Legacy Version 2 integrations, you will need to enable the Legacy API on WooCommerce. Using the legacy integrations is not recommended.

  1. From your WooCommerce dashboard, select WooCommerce > Settings.
  2. Click the Advanced tab.
  3. Click Legacy API near the top of the screen.
  4. Tick Enable the legacy REST API.
  5. Click Save changes.

2. Add WooCommerce as an integration in Starshipit

  1. In your Starshipit account, go to Settings, then select Integrations.
  2. Click Add a new integration, and select WooCommerce from the list.
  3. Select the Enable WooCommerce checkbox.
  4. Under WooCommerce API version, select Latest Version 3.
  5. Enter your store URL.
    If you do not know your store URL, check your WooCommerce dashboard > Settings > General > Site Address (URL).
  6. Paste your Consumer Key and Consumer Secret copied from WooCommerce.
  7. Enter or select your Status to import.
  8. Fill out any other details as required. 
  9. (Optional) Select Enable writeback to the customer instructions field. Starshipit will write-back the Tracking Number, Carrier Name and Tracking URL in the instruction field.
  10. (Optional) Select Enable customer notifications when creating order note on writeback. Customer notifications will automatically be sent when Starshipit writes back the tracking details in a note.
  11. Click Save.

3. Import WooCommerce orders

  1. From the Starshipit Main Menu, select Orders.
  2. Click Import at the top right of the screen, and select Import Orders from the dropdown menu.
  3. Select WooCommerce, and enter the number of days you want the importer to check for orders.
  4. Click Import. Starshipit imports the orders based on your Status to import selection for WooCommerce e.g. Processing.
  5. Click Close once importing is complete.

(Optional) Disable email notifications in WooCommerce

  1. From your WooCommerce dashboard, select WooCommerce > Settings.
  2. Select the Emails tab.
  3. Select the order email template you would like to disable. e.g. Completed order.
  4. Clear the Enable this email notification checkbox.
  5. Click Save changes.

Partial Shipments are not supported with this integration. 

What's next?

If you're having issues with the integration, see WooCommerce - troubleshooting.

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  • What is the reasoning for disabling Woocommerce Processing emails? What examples could be given in this circumstance?

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