Mechanic

Workflow Automation & Development Platform: Save Time, Grow!

From $9/month. 15-day free trial.

For developers and agencies.

Solve real problems and build reusable tools. Write tasks in Liquid; we’ll handle the GraphQL and REST APIs, the scaling, and the uptime.

For all merchants.

Speed up your workflow with automation. Draw from our library of 300+ automations, and let your Shopify store start working the way you do.

Shopify Flow integration.

Trigger Shopify Flow with a time delay! Run flows on existing customers, orders, or products. Supercharge your existing flows :)

Mechanic

Mechanic

Mechanic is a development and automation platform, for unlocking the full potential of Shopify.

Each business is unique. Apps can fill in the gaps, when Shopify itself falls short.

Mechanic is here for all those situations where an app doesn't exist, when developing an app would be too expensive, or (honestly) when you'd like to replace many of your existing apps with just one.

You're a merchant?

Excellent. :) Our library contains more than 300+ automation tasks that you can plug into your store today. Feel free to experiment – your monthly subscription includes unlimited tasks, which you may run an unlimited number of times.

When you need something new, we've got a helpful community of developers in our Slack workspace, available for help and for hire. And because Mechanic tasks use Liquid, folks with any level of Shopify experience can get started quickly.

You can get started immediately with these tasks, and hundreds more, from our task library:

  • Email customers when tagged
  • Ask for reviews a week after order fulfillment
  • Cancel and close unpaid orders after x hours/days
  • Auto-tag customers when they purchase a matching product
  • Hide out-of-stock products
  • Maintain inventory for a product bundle
  • Accept a maximum number of orders per day
  • Auto-fulfill items that don't require shipping

You're a developer or agency?

Us too. :) We made Mechanic because too many merchant problems required spinning up an entire app. And scaling it. And monitoring it. And keeping the code healthy.

Now, any developer can (a) write some serverless code in Liquid, (b) allow merchants to configure it, using a UI that we automatically generate from your code, and (c) trust us to keep it running.

Developer features:

  • Free Slack workspace to learn, to get help, and to find development opportunities with merchants in our community
  • Rich documentation, hundreds of open-source tasks (everything in our library), and a YouTube channel of task development videos
  • All of standard Liquid, with extensions for building complex objects, and a bunch of useful filters
  • Receiving email, sending transactional email
  • Reading from and writing to the Shopify API, via both REST and GraphQL
  • Webhooks, for receiving data and triggering tasks; proper CORS support allows calling these from online storefronts
  • Sending requests to external HTTP APIs
  • Uploading files to external FTP/SFTP servers
  • Caching data locally, within Mechanic, to be used during future task runs
  • Generating PDFs from HTML
  • Generating ZIP archives of PDF or text (e.g. CSV) files, to be uploaded or emailed

Much has been done; there is much to do.

Find out more inside the app, or by clicking "Developer website" on the right. Email us with questions. We're here for you. :)

Integrates with

  • webhook
  • zapier
  • ftp
  • email
  • sms
  • flow
Mechanic

Mechanic

Mechanic is a development and automation platform, for unlocking the full potential of Shopify.

Each business is unique. Apps can fill in the gaps, when Shopify itself falls short.

Mechanic is here for all those situations where an app doesn't exist, when developing an app would be too expensive, or (honestly) when you'd like to replace many of your existing apps with just one.

You're a merchant?

Excellent. :) Our library contains more than 300+ automation tasks that you can plug into your store today. Feel free to experiment – your monthly subscription includes unlimited tasks, which you may run an unlimited number of times.

When you need something new, we've got a helpful community of developers in our Slack workspace, available for help and for hire. And because Mechanic tasks use Liquid, folks with any level of Shopify experience can get started quickly.

You can get started immediately with these tasks, and hundreds more, from our task library:

  • Email customers when tagged
  • Ask for reviews a week after order fulfillment
  • Cancel and close unpaid orders after x hours/days
  • Auto-tag customers when they purchase a matching product
  • Hide out-of-stock products
  • Maintain inventory for a product bundle
  • Accept a maximum number of orders per day
  • Auto-fulfill items that don't require shipping

You're a developer or agency?

Us too. :) We made Mechanic because too many merchant problems required spinning up an entire app. And scaling it. And monitoring it. And keeping the code healthy.

Now, any developer can (a) write some serverless code in Liquid, (b) allow merchants to configure it, using a UI that we automatically generate from your code, and (c) trust us to keep it running.

Developer features:

  • Free Slack workspace to learn, to get help, and to find development opportunities with merchants in our community
  • Rich documentation, hundreds of open-source tasks (everything in our library), and a YouTube channel of task development videos
  • All of standard Liquid, with extensions for building complex objects, and a bunch of useful filters
  • Receiving email, sending transactional email
  • Reading from and writing to the Shopify API, via both REST and GraphQL
  • Webhooks, for receiving data and triggering tasks; proper CORS support allows calling these from online storefronts
  • Sending requests to external HTTP APIs
  • Uploading files to external FTP/SFTP servers
  • Caching data locally, within Mechanic, to be used during future task runs
  • Generating PDFs from HTML
  • Generating ZIP archives of PDF or text (e.g. CSV) files, to be uploaded or emailed

Much has been done; there is much to do.

Find out more inside the app, or by clicking "Developer website" on the right. Email us with questions. We're here for you. :)

Integrates with

  • webhook
  • zapier
  • ftp
  • email
  • sms
  • flow

Pricing 15-day free trial

See all pricing options

Basic Shopify

$9/month

  • Pay what feels good — see lightward.com/pricing. This is our suggested price for merchants using the Basic Shopify ($29/mo) plan.

Shopify

$29/month

  • Pay what feels good — see lightward.com/pricing. This is our suggested price for merchants using the Shopify ($79/mo) plan.

Advanced Shopify

$99/month

  • Pay what feels good — see lightward.com/pricing. This is our suggested price for merchants using the Advanced Shopify ($299/mo) plan.

Shopify Plus

$199/month

  • Pay what feels good — see lightward.com/pricing. This is our suggested price for merchants using Shopify Plus.

* All charges are billed in USD.
** Recurring charges, including monthly or usage-based charges, are billed every 30 days.

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Yun Hai Taiwanese Pantry

Probably the most powerful app on Shopify. Mechanic is a tremendously amazing workflow automation app that we can't live without. It allows for all sorts of tasks (e.g. Tag an order if a discount code is used, send out a discount code if an order contains X, change a fulfillment location based on customer address). There are templated tasks that are also infinitely customizable for your needs. On top of that, there's an incredible Slack community to support it, with super fast response times and contractors who can help develop tasks for your shop at very good prices (+1 Brad as well). Thanks Mechanic for being so amazing.

CurrentBody AU

Simply brilliant. Extremely powerful, great support and a very good network of developers to create custom tasks (I highly recommend Brad - he was superb). I'm looking forward to what we create for our next task.

The School of UX

Absolutely loving your service so far — an excellent all-in-one platform that extends standard Shopify functionality. It comes with 100+ templates which help complete various tasks: from automatically emailing customers with invite to create an account, to auto-tagging orders and customers. And you can freely modify/customise these or write your own tasks using Liquid code. There's a good documentation and code versioning available too — what not to like. Big thanks Isaac and team!
Sergei from The School of UX

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