Shopify Cheat Sheet

A handy cheat sheet for all the awesome Shopify web designers/devs was posted on the forums

Mark Dunkley

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Building The New Shopify Website

During the past month Daniel and I (Mark) have been tinkering away at the new Shopify website. We thought it would be neat to share our design process with you. Step 1: Evaluate the current website We spent a day evaluating the current website, asking questions like “What do we want our clients to know about Shopify?”, “Does this element need to be here?”, and “What would new users find confusing?”. Step 2: Inspiration Pool & Mood Board We first talked about the essential things: fixed vs. flexible layout, interactivity, colors, navigation and flow. Then we looked at other websites...

Mark Dunkley

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Build and deploy a Shopify app in 8 minutes

Are you a developer with an idea for a Shopify app that’s been buzzing around in your head for a while but haven’t known what would be involved in implementing it? Here’s a screencast we just uploaded that shows you each step involved in the process of getting a Shopify app online for anyone to use. After signing up as a Shopify Partner, you’ll need Rails, Git, and a free Heroku account to follow along at home. Update: The process for using API credentials in production have changed since the screencast was recorded. Instead of running shopify.yml through ERB, the...

James MacAulay

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Lance Loveday Answers Your Questions!

Happy Monday! To start your week off right, I am extremely pleased to bring you our Feature Interview with the co-author of Web Design for ROI, Lance Loveday. Many thanks to Lance for taking the time to do this for our Shopify community. I provided him with several questions, and in addition he answered almost all of the submitted questions – the couple that weren’t answered were Shopify specific, and you can look for an answer from our team shortly. Read on for the virtual interview. At the end, find out the recipients of the two books we gave away...

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Designer Interview: CouldBe Studios

This is the second interview in our Talking To Designers feature. While we’ve worked hard at making Shopify easy to use and quick to set up for everyone with or without technical know-how, we also built it to be easy to modify the interface and make it look unique and slick. Many shops choose to customize their interfaces either themselves or by engaging with a web designer. We’ve built relationships with many of these design folk and all of them have incredible creativity, insight and wisdom on web design concepts and life in general. We’re undertaking a series of interviews...

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Lance Loveday Feature Interview: Submit your Questions

Great news, Shopify users! Web Design For ROI: Turning Browsers into Buyers & Prospects into Leads is a fascinating new book written by Lance Loveday and Sandra Niehaus. The book is filled with useful, practical advice on how to design your website to really give you results. And we’re bringing one of the authors to you! The co-author of the book Web Design for ROI, Lance Loveday, will be doing a virtual interview right here on pixelSoup – and you’re invited to submit your questions. Anyone who submits a question will be eligible to receive one of two copies of...

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Designer Interview: Propeller Global

This is the first in a new feature on the Shopify blog: Talking to Designers. While we've worked hard at making Shopify easy to use and quick to set up for everyone with or without technical know-how, we also built it to be easy to modify the interface and make it look unique and slick. Many shops choose to customize their interfaces either themselves or by engaging with a web designer. We've built relationships with many of these design folk and all of them have incredible creativity, insight and wisdom on web design concepts and life in general. We're undertaking...

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