An introduction to the ShipStation platform including basic navigation, where to find help and how to get started.
Welcome to the ShipStation online help guide!
This section of our help centre is all about how to use the latest version of ShipStation. The navigation on the left side of this page will help guide you through the ShipStation features, accomplish specific tasks, and make your shipping workflow as efficient as possible.
If you're using the previous version of ShipStation, which we are now calling ShipStation Classic, click the ShipStation Classic Help Guide section in the left-hand sidebar to view articles for your version of ShipStation.
Start with the Quickstart Guide to help complete your initial setup, print your first label, and learn about common post-shipping tasks, like tracking.
The articles in the Manage Orders, Ship Orders, and Manage Shipments sections provide instructions for most of the daily tasks you'll perform in ShipStation.
The left side of this page provides quick access to view all of the sections within our help centre and all fo the article within each section.
The sections Manage Orders through Manage Account include fundamental features all ShipStation users are likely to use. The sections Automation through Branding include advanced features that will help you do your work more efficiently.
Check the glossary for definitions of terms used frequently throughout this help centre.
Finally, review the ShipStation Classic FAQ, as it includes many questions applicable to both the new and the classic version.
If you are looking for instructions on how to do something specific, use the search bar to search for terms, phrases, or even full questions.
Additionally, articles with multiple sections start with a This article contains section so you can see at a glance what information is in the article and can click to jump directly to the information you need.
For assistance with one of your store or carrier integrations, go to the Integrations Help Guide. The help articles about stores and carriers should provide you all you need to know to integrate successfully and get ship done!
The ShipStation Mobile section includes articles on how to use the ShipStation mobile app and the Troubleshooting section includes articles to help resolve potential issues or errors you may come across while using ShipStation. Each integration article also includes a Troubleshooting section for issues unique to each integration, if there are any.
To contact our support team, click the Get Help link available on any of the help centre pages and ask a question in the widget. If our online guide doesn't provide the answer, the widget will give you the support options available to you - email, chat, or phone - based on your ShipStation plan level (this will require you to log into your ShipStation account).
For more details on how ShipStation's support options work, details on using the chat widget, and best practices for submitting a ticket, review our Contact ShipStation Support article.