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Online Store 2.0

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Table of contents:

  1. What is a Theme?
  2. online store 2.0: the benefits
  3. theme app support
  4. sections everywhere.
  5. Ensuring User Safety & Security
  6. collection updates
  7. dynamic data
  8. added flexibility
  9. a push towards speed

What is a Theme?

The theme is the mobile-friendly, responsive design that is used to customize your storefront. It can be found in Shopify admin under themes and then clicking on 'add new theme.'

The theme is the mobile-friendly, responsive design that is used to customize your storefront. It can be found in Shopify admin under themes and then clicking on 'add new theme.'

Themes provide different layouts and designs for your online store. Each layout has its own benefits and disadvantages. It's important to research each one before committing to a certain design.

online store 2.0: the benefits

Upgrading to Online Store 2.0 themes can provide many features

theme app support

Now, you can install or change apps without touching any code.

The concept of app blocks, A section can have a block that is delivered directly from an app, allowing you to seamlessly add functionality anywhere within your theme.

sections everywhere

With Online Store 2.0, you can now customise the content across the majority of your store’s pages. This includes adding, rearranging and removing sections to create unique page layouts.

collection updates

collection updates

dynamic data

Meta fields have been one of Shopify’s best kept secrets. However, the only way you could really do anything with meta fields was through an app.

This is where dynamic content and the ability to directly integrate with meta fields comes in. you can add dynamic information to any setting in your theme by connecting it to a dynamic source. A dynamic source could be a resource attribute or a meta field value.

added flexibility

Offering the ability to have a component library where you can drag and drop different page elements, page builders put a lot of control into the hands of the site owner. But using a third-party tool has its pros and cons.

Offering the ability to have a component library where you can drag and drop different page elements, page builders put a lot of control into the hands of the site owner. But using a third-party tool has its pros and cons.

a push towards speed

With the release of Online Store 2.0 there has been a focus on speed. This has presented new opportunities including the chance to build some of the functionality into an existing theme and the ability to reengineer a theme to take advantage of those speed benefits.

For clients using page builders at the moment, the biggest limitation is usually speed as you are loading in resources from a third-party server. Other tasks currently limiting your site performance could be access to meta fields or certain filters for image processors.

For clients using page builders at the moment, the biggest limitation is usually speed as you are loading in resources from a third-party server. Other tasks currently limiting your site performance could be access to meta fields or certain filters for image processors.


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