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Highlights from Shopify Editions Summer 2024

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

Shopify Product Updates  The theme of this season’s Editions is “Unified” and it’s all about making it easier for brands to expand and manage sales between regions, retail locations and B2B using Markets. Since the theme...
15 Reasons Why Shopify is the Best Ecommerce Platform

15 Reasons Why Shopify is the Best Ecommerce Platform

Shopify powers 10% of all ecommerce in the US (Source), a number that’s increasing annually. While 10% might not sound like a lot, 10% is an enormous quantity of websites, especially when considering the number...
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...