Online Store 2.0 is here!

Online Store 2.0 is here!

What is Online Store 2.0 and what does it mean for me?

At long last Shopify's updated Online Store 2.0 is finally here - perhaps the most highly anticipated update ever! Here at Blue Horizons we are genuinely excited about this and have been utilising the new theme builder on new client stores for a few weeks now. But what does it mean for you and your store? Here's a brief overview of what the update entails.

The background

You may have noticed your theme editor change over the last couple of months with a new interface and editor options. This is all part of Shopify's recent upgrade to Online Store 2.0. Launched at the recent Unite Conference, Shopify have rolled out a bunch of new options and features for app and theme developers to use, culminating with a brand new theme editor and some great new features. The aim is to help create amazing experiences for merchants and shoppers.

The benefits:



What do I need to do? Should I upgrade?

Upgrading or changing your theme isn't critical. Your store will still function just as well as it did before and will still look great and be easy to manage. So if now is not the right time to invest in a revamp, refresh or an upgrade to get the new features, or you've recently just done this or just launched your new site, then don't worry, you don't need to do anything.

But, if you were thinking of having a redesign, adding new features or apps or making lots of custom changes, then now might be the perfect time to upgrade to 2.0!

Please do get in touch for any advice or any questions you have or if you'd like a quote for moving to 2.0 - every client is different, so let us tailor a quote to you.

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