Integrate PostgreSQL with Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart)

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About PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is a robust, open-source database engine with a sophisticated query optimizer and a slew of built-in capabilities, making it an excellent choice for production databases.

About Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart)

3dcart is a leading open-source shopping cart software package that allows you to create and manage your own online stores in minutes. It is easy to install, use, and manage.

Want to explore PostgreSQL + Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart) quick connects for faster integration? Here’s our list of the best PostgreSQL + Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart) quick connects.

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Connect PostgreSQL + Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart) in easier way

It's easy to connect PostgreSQL + Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart) without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

  • Triggers
  • New Column

    Triggered when you add a new column.

  • New Row

    Triggered when you add a new row.

  • New Row (Custom Query)

    Triggered when new rows are returned from a custom query that you provide. Advanced Users Only

  • New Customer

    Triggers when a new customer is created.

  • New Order

    Triggers when a new order is placed.

  • Product New

    Triggers when a new product is created.

  • Actions
  • Create Row

    Adds a new row.

  • Update Row

    Updates an existing row.

  • Create Customer

    Creates a new customer.

  • Create Order

    Creates a new order.

  • Create Product Simple

    Creates a new product.

How PostgreSQL & Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart) Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose PostgreSQL as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart) as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from PostgreSQL to Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart).

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of PostgreSQL and Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart)

PostgreSQL

Postgres is a popular SQL database system that runs on multiple platforms. It is developed by a community of developers and is released under the PostgreSQL License. The latest version, 9.5, was released in September 2017.

Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart)

Shift4Shop is a commerce platform that allows you to add a shopping cart, checkout, and other e-commerce features to your website. It also offers inventory management, order management, multi-currency support, and much more. The latest version of the software, 7.0, was released in November 2017.

Integration of PostgreSQL and Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart)

PostgreSQL is a popular open source database that can be integrated with many other applications. It focuses on standardization, reliability, and performance. This makes it ideal for data storage. It is essentially a top used by businesses to store user information.

Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart. is a multi-tenant commerce platform that was created for use by online retailers. It offers an easy way to manage inventory, orders, customers, and more. It also includes several built-in features that allow users to create their own e-commerce website without any technical knowledge or programming experience. These features include shopping carts, checkouts, payment gateways, and more. However, as a multi-tenant system, it also comes with its own limitations that are explained below.

Integrating these two platforms allows you to take advantage of the strengths of both systems. By using PostgreSQL to store your data, you gain access to its benefits such as standardization and reliability. And by using Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart. to create your online store, you gain the ability to create your store without technical knowledge or programming experience.

Benefits of Integration of PostgreSQL and Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart)

PostgreSQL has several benefits over other database systems such as MySQL that include greater security, better documentation, high scalability, better support for window functions, multi-version concurrency contrp (MVCC), and concurrent index creation.

However, one drawback of using PostgreSQL is that it does not support transactions. This means that if you attempt to update a database record and encounter an error during the process, the database engine will discard all the changes made before the failure occurred instead of rpling back the transaction which would allow you to resume the transaction at the point of failure if possible. In some cases, this behavior may be undesirable. For this reason, many programmers choose to use a separate database engine such as MySQL for their transactions and then use PostgreSQL for data storage. However, if you would like to use PostgreSQL for both its advantages and disadvantages, there is no need to switch between database engines while coding; you can simply disable transactions when using PostgreSQL with PHP. For example:

$dbh = pg_connect("hostname=dbname=localhost port=5432 dbname=mydb"); $dbh->setAttribute(pg_attribute_server_version, '9.5'); pg_query($dbh,"SET SESSION TRANSACTION ISOLATION LEVEL READ UNCOMMITTED"); // Or READ COMMITTED or REPEATABLE READ or whatever you prefer. pg_close($dbh); pg_connect("hostname=dbname=localhost port=5432 dbname=mydb"); $dbh = pg_connect("hostname=localhost port=5432 dbname=mydb"); $dbh->setAttribute(pg_attribute_server_version, '9.5'); pg_query($dbh,"SET SESSION TRANSACTION ISOLATION LEVEL SERIALIZABLE"); // Or READ COMMITTED or REPEATABLE READ or whatever you prefer. pg_close($dbh);

Though this may seem too simple to be true, it will work very well within your application as long as you only attempt transactions within the scope of your application and never use transactions while accessing the database from outside of your application through a web browser or other application code which could potentially include malicious code from an attacker trying to cause havoc on your system or steal your personal information stored in the database. To learn more about how to disable transactions in PostgreSQL using PHP code (either using the built-in PDO extension or another third-party extension for PostgreSQL), please see the fplowing article. https://www.askmaclean.com/2015/02/disable-transactions-php-postgresql/.

The process to integrate PostgreSQL and Shift4Shop (formerly 3dcart) may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.

Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on November 09,2022 06:11 pm