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How to Connect your BigCommerce store to Printful?

Last updated: December 01, 2023
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Are you looking for an app that could print on your demands for your online business? Are you seeking a dropshipping app that could help you establish a business with little overhead? If yes, Printful is an ideal choice for you that can fulfill all your printing and shipping risk-free.

In today’s post, we will show you how to connect your BigCommerce store to Printful.

Let’s get started!

About Printful

Printful is a dropshipping platform that lets you upload your designs and put them on a modest (but growing) selection of products like t-shirts and mugs.

When you use Printful, there are no upfront, monthly, or yearly costs.

You only have to pay for the things that the platform personalizes, and you choose the price at which they’re offered, giving you complete control over your profit margins.

Some notable features of Printful include free design templates, warehousing & fulfillment, discounted samples, and 24/7 customer support.

Benefits of connecting BigCommerce to Printful

There are six notable advantages of connecting BigCommerce to Printful:

  • Responsible fulfillment: you order just what you require and only when you require it.
  • There are no minimum order requirements, so you don’t have to stress about meeting them.
  • Custom branding: Upload your designs, and they’ll be branded as your goods.
  • Free to use: You don’t have to pay anything up ahead or on a monthly basis to utilize Printful.
  • Complete automation: Printiful can quickly and easily integrate with your BigCommerce store.
  • Great shipping rates: you can choose from some of the most cost-effective shipping companies.

How to connect your BigCommerce store to Printful?

Make sure to sign up/ log in to your BigCommerce store and your Printful account before following six below steps.

Step 1: Click on Get this app button

Follow this link to go to BigCommerce Marketplace where you can find Printful. Then click on the button Get this app. step 1

Step 2: Click on Log in button

Because you have already logged in to your BigCommerce account, here you just need to click on the button Log in. After that, you will be directed automatically to your BigCommerce Control Panel. step 2

Step 3: Click on Install

step 3

Above is what your BigCommerce Control Panel will look like and at this step, you just need to click on the button Install to start the Printful installation.

Step 4: Click on Confirm

It will take a few seconds to finish the initial installation. After that, you will need to click on the button Confirm to update Printful’s access to your BigCommerce store.

By clicking on the Confirm button, you officially allow Printful to view your store’s content, customer information, store configuration settings, as well as view and modify orders, products.

step 4

Step 5: Sign up for Printful

step 5

Here you will have to sign up to Printful in order to connect your BigCommerce store with Printful.

You have 3 choices available to sign up: sign up with Facebook, Google, or Apple. Click on one of those choices to start signing up.

It’s worth noting that this step is not needed if you have already signed up to Printful before taking step 1. But if you forget to sign up, don’t worry because you can still sign up right away as the above image shows.

Step 6: Answer a few quick questions

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After answering all the questions from Printful, you will have to confirm the connection between your BigCommerce and Printful account again by clicking on the button Connect store to …@gmail.com.

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After a few seconds, you will be directed to your Printful dashboard which means you have just finished connecting your BigCommerce store to Printful.

Here is the first look of your Printful dashboard: printful dashboard

And now congratulations! You have successfully connected an amazing app for your store.


With all the benefits of connecting your BigCommerce store to Printful, you should consider connecting Printful and start the connection as soon as possible. And it is also straightforward to connect the two platforms as we have just instructed you with six major steps.

Hopefully, you can successfully carry out the Printful BigCommerce connection and make the best out of it.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us via the comments section below.

Thank you for reading, and we’ll see you in the next post!

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