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  • Changing your Locksmith version

    So, you've looked at the release notes, and you'd like to change your Locksmith version? Sounds good! :) Open Locksmith, click on Navigate and then Settings. Scroll all the way to the bottom to the

  • Locksmith isn't protecting product or variant data in a Liquid snippet

    In cases where a theme sets up a custom variable name for a product object, like this: <!-- templates/product.liquid --> {% assign thing_that_has_a_price = product %} ... and then includes a snippet

  • I switched themes, and Locksmith isn't working.

    The solution: Click the "Help" button, and then click the blue "Update Locksmith" button. This will trigger a full reinstall of Locksmith's code into your theme - this is important, because Locksmith

  • Removing Locksmith

    If you've been using Locksmith to protect your shop, uninstallation means two things: Removing Locksmith from your theme Removing Locksmith from your Shopify apps list The order is important!

  • Locksmith variables

    Locksmith comes with two opportunities for programmatic interaction: manual mode, and the storefront API. Both APIs expose a set of variables, representing Locksmith's understanding of the resource

  • Data

    Locksmith only accesses what it needs to, and only stores on its servers what it must. We work hard to make securing your content easy, while keeping our systems safe and efficient in the process.

  • An introduction to Locksmith

    Welcome! Locksmith is a simple yet powerful tool to help you make sure the right people see the right things in your Shopify store. Locks Locks are created using the search bar within our Locksmith

  • The Locksmith REST API

    Locksmith comes with a JSON API that you can use to read your account's configuration. Accessing the API There are three endpoints available: GET https://uselocksmith.com/api/:version/shop.json This

  • The Locksmith storefront API

    Locksmith includes an AJAX-friendly API, embedded in your online store. This API can be used to check the current visitor's current authorization status for the resources that you name. For example,

  • I'm the administrator of my site and I cannot access pages because of Locksmith locks

    Locksmith locks your customer facing website so that it can only be accessed under certain circumstances. Some merchants set up more nuanced conditions and Locksmith can get in the way as you

  • Why is Locksmith adding information to my orders?

    Why is this happening? For key conditions like passcodes, secret links, and country limits, Locksmith adds system information to the visitor's cart. (This is how we keep things fast – the cart is the

  • My account is suspended!

    When suspension happens Suspension can happen for two reasons: You've signed up for Locksmith, set up at least one lock, and let your free trial expire. Five days after that point, your account will

  • Usage agreement: The annotated edition

    There are a few things that are critical to understand when using an app like Locksmith. Our usage agreement, updated every so often, works to make sure these things are clearly communicated. Here,

  • Privacy

    Locksmith Privacy Policy Locksmith "the App” provides access control for online Shopify storefronts "the Service" to merchants who use Shopify to power their stores. This Privacy Policy describes how

  • Disabling Locksmith for certain theme files

    Locksmith does its work by adding its code to your theme's files. Sometimes you may want to keep Locksmith from modifying a file in particular, whether it's for a customization, or some other reason.

  • Configuring Locksmith for multiple price levels

    Many, many merchants use Locksmith for managing different price levels within the same store – frequently, this means wholesale and retail. Here's the simplest possible setup: Create a collection of

  • I have more than one store, and I'm seeing the Locksmith page for the wrong one.

    Sometimes, when working with multiple stores, caching on your browser can show you the wrong Locksmith admin area. This can be a bit confusing when you see locks for another store, and you're not

  • Server keys

    Most of Locksmith's keys work via Liquid code that we automatically bake into your shop's theme. This method is very efficient, because all the magic happens on Shopify's servers, using Shopify data

  • Selling content on Shopify

    This method requires you to have your purchase-required content stored or displayed in your Shopify store - common choices for this include pages and blog articles. Two quick notes about this: If

  • Creating private team areas

    Many merchants use Locksmith to set up separate areas of their store for different teams, clubs, organizations, or other groups. These areas are intended to be private, only for the eyes of those

  • Importing customers in bulk

    Just a quick note: Locksmith does not create a separate database of customers. Any customers that you import here are imported as regular Shopify customers and will appear in your Shopify Customers

  • Search engines and SEO

    Locksmith works hard to fully protect anything you lock, in as many ways as possible. This includes deep protection of meta content - the content that's read by search engines and other computerized

  • Locking products by tag

    Locksmith won't lock by tag using the Locksmith search bar. The good news is that you can make this happen with an automated collection in Shopify. 1. In your Shopify Admin, click on Products then

  • Locking files and other media

    Locksmith is a partial solution to this one - once you have your files uploaded to a storage provider, you can create a page in your shop to house the download links, then lock that page with

  • Approving customer registrations

    Shopify allows customers to register for accounts on your shop, and many themes place the account registration link within easy reach of new visitors. (Learn more about customer accounts in Shopify.)

  • My passcode, secret link, or newsletter key isn't working.

    You tested out your key, and it worked great. But now it stopped asking for verification. The easiest way to move forward is by opening a private browsing session (sometimes called "incognito mode"),

  • Customizing the registration form

    First thing to know is that Locksmith uses the built in customer account system that comes with your store! This means it doesn't create a separate registration form, sign-in form, or customer

  • I can't find what I'm looking for in the Locksmith search results

    Here are the types of resources that you are able to lock (and search for!) from within Locksmith: Products Collections Variants Pages Blogs Articles (blog posts): By article tag only! Tag an

  • Why are my customers seeing a reCAPTCHA when logging in?

    For security, Shopify may ask your customers to complete a Google reCAPTCHA task, verifying that a human user is present. This is an effective way to prevent bot submissions of orders and contact

  • Customizing the customer login page

    Whenever you use Locksmith to require your visitors to log in with their customer account, Locksmith will automatically pull in your theme's customer login form, with a message of your choosing added

  • Hiding out-of-stock products

    The best way to hide out-of-stock products is to create a automated collection containing these products, which is then protected with Locksmith. For more automation options around out-of-stock

  • Managing your shop's navigation links

    Note: This guide only applies if you're below version 4 of Locksmith. If you're on version 4 or above, you can find the "Hide links to navigation" option when editing locks individually. :) Locksmith

  • Improving collection filtering

    Locksmith supports hiding locked products across your shop, preventing them from appearing to unauthorized customers in collection listings, search results, and anywhere else product lists appear.

  • Hiding product prices

    Locksmith can be used to hide your product prices so that customers can still browse your shop, but can only see prices and purchase products if certain conditions are met. Here is an example of a

  • Restricting checkout from the cart

    Locksmith allows you to restrict checkout by using a lock on the cart page in your store. This is a good choice for merchants who want to allow customers to view all content in their store and browse

  • Manual mode

    Out of the box, Locksmith automatically protects all content between the header and footer, for everything covered by your locks. Sometimes this can be too aggressive - you might want to allow

  • How to clear cache for a single website

    When a visitor to your website opens a passcode, secret link, newsletter, or location key, Locksmith remembers the access via browser cache. Once the lock is open, the locked content will be

  • I'm seeing a "Liquid error: Expected handle to be a String but got ProductDrop" error as soon as I install Locksmith

    This error happens on the "Minimal" theme, and occurs because of the reuse of a variable name. First off, we can fix this on our end, so please get ahold of us if you would like us to make the edit!

  • Grow your subscriber lists with Klaviyo

    To get started, navigate to the lock you'd like to use in Locksmith, then add the Klaviyo key, like so: The first time you select this, Locksmith will prompt you for a Klaviyo API key: Use the link

  • What should do I do if my site is loading slowly?

    If your online storefront is showing poor performance, it's possible that an unintentionally aggressive Locksmith configuration is to blame. When options like "Hide any links to this product" are

  • Solving installation issues

    On very rare occasions, Locksmith runs into an issue processing a particular asset in your theme, and can't perfectly complete the installation. If this is happening, Locksmith will let you know

  • Liquid errors when using server keys

    For server keys - like passcode, secret link, Mailchimp, IP address, or geolocation keys - you might see an error like this one: Array 'collection.products' is not paginateable. This error appears in

  • Solving uninstallation issues

    Related article: Solving installation issues "We're having trouble uninstalling Locksmith." Locksmith was designed to integrate into your theme automatically, and pull out automatically as well.

  • Earn recurring revenue on your exclusive content using ReCharge

    You can use Locksmith alongside a dedicated subscription app to lock content so that the content can only be accessed by active subscribers. This guide covers how to use ReCharge, but it should be

  • Use Mailchimp to collect customer emails

    Mailchimp is a great way to stay in touch with your customers (and it's free!). Connecting it to your Locksmith account lets you grow your mailing list subscription base, by making sure your

  • My content isn't getting hidden from search

    If you are using the out-of-the-box search for your store From the Locks tab in Locksmith, just click on the lock you want to edit. Under settings, check the following box: “Hide this product from

  • Broken search results, collection filtering, or general theme display issues

    This guide applies to v4 and earlier.Using a passcode, secret link, Mailchimp, IP address, or geolocation key? These keys work a bit differently from all the rest - because they depend on information

  • Customer registration

    To try this out, open up Locksmith, and start typing "registration", like so: Click on the "Customer Registration" result and then click "Save." Locksmith will create a lock that covers your shop's

  • Variants

    Manage pricing and other options by creating multiple variants, and use Locksmith to manage access. In addition to managing access to your products and collections, Locksmith can protect individual

  • Making a product accessible exclusively from the direct product link

    This can be useful for merchants that don't need a product to be "secure", but still want to keep customers from finding the product by accident. Locksmith also has a secret link feature, which is