Export Import Blogs Shopify API

This tutorial explains how to export import blogs shopify API. Using Shopify API data can be export from one store and import to another programmatically.

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Step by step explanation

  • Shopify API Connection
  • Export Shopify Blogs
  • Import Shopify Blogs

Shopify API Connection

Establish shopify API connection and build the base url.


Export Shopify Blogs

The following code export the blogs from the store.

 * Get base url and access the blog data
 * @return type

public function getBlogs() {
    $api = 'blogs.json';
    $baseUrl = $this->objauth->getApiUrl();
    $blogs = $this->objaccess->getContent($baseUrl.$api);
    return $blogs;

 * Get Data using api
 * @param type $url
 * @return type
public function getContent( $url ) {
    $response = file_get_contents( $url );
    $data = json_decode( $response, true );
    return $data;

Import Shopify Blogs

This step create the blog data array as shown below.


public function postBlogs() {
    $api = 'blogs/2234777628/articles.json';
    $baseUrl = $this->objauth->getApiUrl().$api;
    $blogs = $this->blogData();
    $response = $this->objaccess->postContents( $blogs, $baseUrl );
    return $response;

public function blogData() {
    $blogDataArr = array(
        'article' =>array( 
            'title' => 'Blog Created',
            'body_html' =>'Test Blog Content',
            'tags' => 'Blog Created',
            'published_at' => date('Y-m-d H:i:s'),
            'author' => 'barbflies Admin'
    return $blogDataArr;   

Post Shopify API

public function postContents( $dataArray, $postUrl ) {

        $requestJson = json_encode( $dataArray );
        $postlength = strlen($requestJson);
        $ch = curl_init();
        curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true);
        curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, array("Content-Type: application/json"));
        $response = curl_exec($ch);
        return $response;

    } catch (Exception $ex) {
            echo 'Post data error: ' . $ex->getMessage();

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