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Why does the Fera app need these permissions for my Shopify store?
Why does the Fera app need these permissions for my Shopify store?

Learn why each permission is needed to use Fera on your Shopify store.

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Written by Jameela G
Updated over a week ago

This is a question that many of our merchants have asked in the past and we understand the need to have all the information when using a new app!

Fera asks for 11 different permissions when being installed on your Shopify store.

Though it may seem like a lot, these permissions are needed on your store because each has a direct benefit to you as a feature in Fera.

When you install Fera on Shopify, you will see this permission details before clicking to install the app:

Here are all the permissions needed and a short explanation of why.

View Customers

  • View_customers: to link reviews to customers and let you request reviews from customers who have not reviewed anything yet.

Edit Orders

  • Read_all_orders: for requested reviews from past orders.

  • Read_fulfillments: for triggering review requests after fulfillments.

  • Read_shipping: to ensure we are triggering review requests upon shipment.

Other Data

  • Read_price_rules: to sync coupon incentives for review, photo and video submissions.

  • Write_price_rules: to create discount rules.

  • Write_resource_feedbacks - Merchant scan connect Facebook/Google/etc to Fera and sync reviews to display them on their site. If the connection fails we need a way to notify the merchant.

Edit Products

  • Write_products: to store Shopify standard review count and average rating metafields.

  • Read_inventory: to avoid showing reviews on out of stock products.

Edit Your Online Store

  • Write_content: to let merchants add custom review widgets in custom pages.

  • Read_content: for supporting merchants that add Fera review widgets in custom pages.

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