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Use the CData ODBC Driver for Shopify in Microsoft Power Query

You can use the CData Shopify ODBC Driver with Microsoft Power Query. In this article, you will use the ODBC driver to import Shopify data into Microsoft Power Query.

The CData ODBC Driver for Shopify enables you to link to Shopify data in Microsoft Power Query, ensuring that you see any updates. This article details how to use the ODBC driver to import Shopify data into Microsoft Power Query.

Connect to Shopify as an ODBC Data Source

If you have not already, first specify connection properties in an ODBC DSN (data source name). This is the last step of the driver installation. You can use the Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to create and configure ODBC DSNs.

To make use of all the features of the data provider, provide the AppId, Password, and ShopUrl connection properties.

To obtain these values, see the Getting Started section in the help documentation to register the data provider as an application with Shopify.

Import Shopify Data

Follow the steps below to import Shopify data using standard SQL:

  1. From the ribbon in Excel, click Power Query -> From Other Data Sources -> From ODBC.

  2. Enter the ODBC connection string. Below is a connection string using the default DSN created when you install the driver: Provider=MSDASQL.1;Persist Security Info=False;DSN=CData Shopify Source
  3. Enter the SELECT statement to import data with. For example:

    SELECT FirstName, Id FROM Customers
  4. Enter credentials, if required, and click Connect. The results of the query are displayed in the Query Editor Preview. You can combine queries from other data sources or refine the data with Power Query formulas. To load the query to the worksheet, click the Close and Load button.