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Some quick thoughts on whether to simply migrate to Shopify or to use it as an opportunity for a design refresh

Once you have decided to make the move to Shopify, it’s worth thinking about your goals for the migration. Do you want to simply replatform with bare minimum changes to simply get up and running on Shopify as quickly as possible? Or do you want to use the migration as...

New "Conversion Rates Over Time" Report in Shopify

Shopify’s new "online store conversions over time" report will be tremendously helpful for merchants focusing on iterative, ongoing improvements to their stores.

How to best optimise your images for Shopify

Edit 22/06/2018: The maximum image size for Shopify is now 5760px. But we're keeping 2048px in this article as this is what the size calculations are based on. One of the things we've been doing a bit of recently is optimisation reports for Shopify stores. This is where we look at how a...

How to create multiple pages of nested collections in Out of the Sandbox themes on Shopify

Out of the Sandbox designs and builds some of the most beautiful themes in the Shopify Theme Store. On their support site, they document how to set up nested collection pages (which is natively supported in later versions of their themes). The way they have implemented it requires you to hardcode...

Things to look at when evaluating the best Shopify theme for your store

There are a lot of elegant, beautifully-designed themes in the Shopify Theme Store these days. One of the more important aspects of a successful online business is the look-and-feel of the storefront. This is the first thing your visitors will see and you need to make a lasting impression while...