Introducing: Shopify 2

Shopify 2 is a major update and redesign to your store’s admin panel. In addition to a new look and feel, we’ve added over 60 new features and enhancements to help you run your store.

After several months of beta testing, we're proud to announce the release of Shopify 2 to all stores.

After you upgrade, your store will look exactly the same to your customers – only your back-end admin will be different. And Shopify 2 comes at no extra cost to you, even though you get more features.

What are some of the new features in Shopify 2?

  • Our new “Live theme preview” allows you to change colors, fonts and other settings and immediately see the results without having to publish your changes.
  • Meta descriptions for SEO can easily be edited on every product, page, collection and blog post. You can also set your store’s general SEO title and meta description.
  • In-line editing means you can now easily make changes to your inventory or product variants without navigating to another page.
  • New filter and search options let you easily and quickly find products, orders or customers anywhere in your admin by typing a keyword or two into the new search bar.
  • Your admin dashboard has been completely redesigned to make it even easier to track trends and gain insights from your traffic and sales reports.
  • Abandoned checkouts are now listed on their own page. You can review the information about each potential customers and email them a link to continue their checkout process.
  • Order editing lets you partially charge or refund an order without having to cancel it. You can also easily edit a customer’s shipping address from the Orders page.
  • Shopify 2 includes Asynchronous Google Analytics code, and support for Google Analytics Remarketing.
  • We’ve added the option to uncheck the “ship to billing address” option found on your store’s checkout page.
  • A barcode field has been added to products.  You can use this to integrate with our Google Shopping App.

What has changed?

  • In your Shopify 2 admin, what used to be called “Promotions” is now called “Discounts.”
  • With Shopify 2, we wanted to make your uploaded files as easily accessible as possible, so they now exist in their own tab in the “Settings” section called “Files.” To learn more about file uploads, check out this article.
  • We’ve built a brand new app that will automatically list your products on Google Shopping. Find out more about the app right here.

Where can I get help using Shopify 2?

  • For more details about Shopify 2, check out our FAQ.
  • We have brand new documentation specifically for Shopify 2. Find everything you need in The Shopify Manual.
  • You can also contact our support team 24/7 – they’ll be happy to help you out!

In addition to all the features described above, Shopify 2 includes platform updates that will let us release improvements at a faster pace. In the next few months you’ll see some very exciting new features in your Shopify admin.

Thank you for supporting Shopify, and enjoy the new platform!

11 comments

  • Tory
    Tory
    June 04 2013, 10:34AM

    Awesome news!!!

  • John Saddington
    John Saddington
    June 04 2013, 10:59AM

    congrats guys!

  • Al Herrington
    Al Herrington
    June 04 2013, 11:00AM

    YYYYYIIIIIIISSSSSSSSSSS! :)

    High fives all around! Been using this beta for weeks now and love it.

  • Patrick Perreault
    Patrick Perreault
    June 04 2013, 11:07AM

    Any multi-language support? We’ve been waiting for this one for a while.

  • Chris Kukshtel
    Chris Kukshtel
    June 04 2013, 06:20PM

    “With Shopify 2, we wanted to make your uploaded files as easily accessible as possible, so they now exist in their own tab in the “Settings” section called “Files.”

    Although the files still can’t be sorted or put in folders. :(

  • Japh
    Japh
    June 04 2013, 09:37PM

    Wow, Shopify v2.0 is looking incredible! Really stellar work. Will be interesting to see shop owners taking advantage of these new features :)

  • Lauren
    Lauren
    June 05 2013, 01:46AM

    On ya guys! Nice work!

  • jorge
    jorge
    June 07 2013, 05:52AM

    next update please fix the shipping admin… there is no easy way to add whole europe or continents other than by hand one by one… which sucks…

    thanks for the update..

  • Ajay Prasad
    Ajay Prasad
    June 12 2013, 08:50AM

    This looks a great start! Thanks for the update.

  • owais
    owais
    June 15 2013, 06:29AM

    If we get one more feature in shopify, then it will be more effective online store. And that feacture is navigation within search results. I request to all shopify team. Please introduce this feature in shopify. So that, visitors can navigate within in search results. Link next and previous products should be on every product. As well link to search result button will enhance visotors visits to shopify store.

    Thanks

  • doli g
    doli g
    July 11 2013, 11:10PM

    i am new here. i liked the support. i am selling digital products only. i am learning a lot. i am on trial now. i want to see how much they give me support or i can sell my products or how much expose i can get about store and product.

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