The Designer’s Shopify blog

Should Design Studios Move Their Websites to Shopify?

Should Design Studios Move Their Websites to Shopify?

Lately we’ve been asked a lot, “Should my design studio’s website be on Shopify?” After all, if you’re a Shopify designer, shouldn’t your own website be on Shopify as well? Not necessarily. Let’s break down...
Highlights from Shopify Editions Winter '24

What's New in Shopify Editions Winter 2024? Our Highlights

Shopify Product Updates 1. Flex Sections: New Section Blocks  In the last Editions, Shopify announced "Flex Sections" which will allow a drag, drop and resize experience. We've finally heard an update on this, marking the first step towards Flex...
How to use Shopify’s Search & Discovery app for more sales

Shopify Search & Discovery App: Optimizations for More Sales

An important of making sales is making it easy for customers to find what they’re looking for. Here’s where filtering comes in. It’s helpful for all catalog numbers to provide additional information to customers, but...
How do I make my Shopify store accessible?

Shopify ADA Compliance: How to Make Your Website Accessible

The below is not legal advice and we do recommend seeking the advice of an expert who specializes in web accessibility. What is web accessibility? Website accessibility refers to how easily websites can be used...
What to do when a client doesn’t have the budget to work with you

Low Budget Clients: How to Offer Ways to Work Together

Working with Low-Budget Web Design Shopify Clients When you go through a discovery call and even maybe the proposal phase and your lead tells you, “it’s out of my budget”, it can feel disheartening. You’re...
Best Podcasts for Shopify Web Designers (2024)

Best Podcasts for Shopify Web Designers (2024)

Learning Shopify Through Podcasts I’m a podcast junkie, and in my first year of working on Shopify, I listened to podcasts about it constantly, which taught me a lot about how to help store owners...
What is headless Shopify and when to use it?

Headless Shopify: What It Is, and When to Use It

If you’re into reading Shopify Partner updates, you’ll often hear about Headless websites, or the Hydrogen builder. Shopify often boasts about how some of the biggest brands are using Shopify for their headless websites, and...
Should you build a Shopify store from scratch?

Shopify Themes vs. Building a Custom Theme from Scratch

Has a client ever asked you for a totally custom Shopify website, insisting that they don’t want to use a template? Here’s a message we got from one of our followers: “I got myself into...
How to open external links in a new tab on Shopify

How to Open External Links in a New Tab on Shopify

You always want external links (any links that lead outside of the store's URL) to open into a new tab so that customers don’t completely leave the website and never come back. Most stores have...
How Shopify Website Designers Can Leverage Chat GPT

How Shopify Website Designers Can Leverage Chat GPT

Yes, it's all the rage these days: Chat GPT. Some love it and have quickly adopted it, while others are more skeptical and fear its potential impact on their profession. As a Shopify Certified Expert...
How to add different store languages on Shopify

How to Add Multiple Languages to Your Shopify Store

Why translate your store language? To put it simply, if people can’t read your website, they’re not likely to buy. Think back to a time that you were online shopping and landed on a website...
How to add different currencies on Shopify

How to Enable Multi-Currency Shopping on Your Shopify Website

What is Shopify Multi-Currency?  Shopify multi-currency means enabling shoppers to make purchases in their local currency, so that they know the final price upon purchase without worrying about foreign transaction fees.  When online shopping, one...