How to add an Etsy store to ShipStation, what features are available, other need-to-know details, and troubleshooting tips.
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An active seller account with Etsy.
Etsy username and password (login is case sensitive in the ShipStation popup).
Order Import Requirements:
Include a Ship To address.
Be a non-wholesale order.
Follow the steps below to connect your Etsy store to ShipStation:
Connecting to multiple Etsy stores?
If you're connecting multiple Etsy stores to ShipStation, we recommend you log out of any active Etsy sessions before connecting the accounts.
Select the Etsy tile.
Enter your Etsy Username, then click Find My Shops. This field is case sensitive.
If you don't know your Etsy Username, perform a People Search on Etsy to locate yourself, then click on your name in the search results to pull up your Etsy user profile.
Alternatively, perform a Shops Search on Etsy to locate your store, then click the name of the Shop Owner to pull up your Etsy user profile.
Your Etsy username will be visible at the end of the profile URL:
Select the store you want to connect from the Available Shops dropdown.
At this point, you'll be redirected to Etsy to confirm access for ShipStation. If you're not already logged into Etsy, you'll be prompted to login. On the next page, click Allow Access to grant ShipStation access to your Etsy store.
After you've completed the connection steps, your store will be connected to ShipStation. You'll be taken to the store's Settings page to adjust the store-specific settings like branding, notification preferences, and product handling.
ShipStation's integration with Etsy supports the following standard features:
Common ShipStation Features
Sent with Shipment Update
Keep this in mind about ShipStation's integration with Etsy:
ShipStation cannot identify Gift orders from Etsy.
ShipStation cannot identify when Etsy orders are cancelled. If an Etsy order is cancelled, we recommend that you cancel the order in ShipStation as well.
If an order is Sold In Person, ShipStation will use the item's name as both the name and SKU for the product.
Etsy only accepts one tracking number per shipment.
Here are some common issues experienced by users, potential causes, and available troubleshooting tips.
How to troubleshoot or resolve
"(404) Not Found error" when trying to connect ShipStation to Etsy.
This error typically means that the username that is being entered into ShipStation is incorrect, or is incorrectly formatted. See our note in Step 5 of the Connect an Etsy store to ShipStation section for details on where to find your Etsy username.
This field is case sensitive, so make sure you're using the username exactly as it appears on Etsy.