To authenticate a Shopify element instance you must set up a store and be a Shopify Partner. If you are a developer building a store for a client, then you will need to acquire the shop name from your client
To set up the API provider:
- Via a web browser, go to: http://www.shopify.com/, and then sign up for a store.
- Go to: https://accounts.shopify.com/signup to become a Shopify Partner. It's free to sign up.
After you sign up, from the Dashboard > Apps, click Create App.
Fill out the App Information. In the App URL enter your application callback URL, and then click Create App.
App Credentials, copy the API key and API secret key.