Glossary

Action
Incoming connection. See Connection Types.
Application Password
App-specific password feature built-in to WordPress 5.6 and later.
Connection
An actual communication between your WooCommerce store and a Zapier Zap. In this documentation we are using a couple of related terms of connection.
Connection Types
Incoming or Outgoing. Describes the direction of the data flow observed from the WooCommerce store perspective. Incoming connections are referred to as Actions, outgoing connections are referred to as Triggers.
Resource
Represents a specific type of WooCommerce data. For example, an Order, a Product, a Customer.
Trigger
Outgoing connection. See Connection Types.
Trigger Rule
A rule that defines an event (or multiple events) that will cause WooCommerce data to be sent to a Zapier Zap.
WooCommerce Extension
Part of the integration which lives inside a WooCommerce store. This it the WooCommerce Zapier plugin that you have installed on your WooCommerce store.
Zap
Zapier Zap is a connection configuration between Zapier and other service, including your store. See Connection.
Zapier App
Part of the integration which lives inside the zapier.com. This is the interface you see when using the WooCommerce app in a Zap. See Zap.
Zapier Feed
Legacy term used to describe a specific connection between Zapier and WooCommerce before version 2.

Last update: 2021-06-08
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