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[Free Webinar] Prosper: How Getting Rejected From the Shopify Theme Store Inspired Our Best Work

[Free Webinar] Prosper: How Getting Rejected From the Shopify Theme Store Inspired Our Best Work

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In this free webinar hosted by Shopify Partners, Pixel Union's Emma Palm will discuss how getting rejected from the Shopify Theme Store inspired her team’s best work. Emma will explore her team's market-driven theme design process, and show why empathy is their greatest asset.

In this webinar, you'll learn:

  • How to play an active Partner role, and make yourself instrumental in the evolution of the Shopify platform.
  • Why resources spent on research, market analysis, and user feedback are never misspent.
  • How important it is to put yourself in your client’s shoes.
  • How to develop a theme that solves a client’s problem.

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[Free Webinar] Building Blocks: How to Create Custom Theme Sections and Blocks

[Free Webinar] Building Blocks: How to Create Custom Theme Sections and Blocks

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In this free webinar hosted by Shopify Partners, Liam Griffin — Partner Education and Front End Developer Advocate at Shopify — will walk you through how to get started with building sections and blocks, so you can empower your clients with exciting new ways to personalize their Shopify stores.

During this session, Liam will cover:

  • An introduction to sectioned theme layouts.
  • How to create static and dynamic sections for homepages.
  • What blocks are, when to use them, and how they relate to sections.
  • What type of elements you can add to sections and blocks.

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How to Build a Customizable Related Products Section

How to Build a Customizable Related Products Section

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Product pages can present unique opportunities and challenges when designing custom themes for clients. Intuitive product recommendations make it easy for customers to continue shopping, and drive conversions for your clients.

In this article you'll learn:

  • Why personalized product recommendations improve user-experience.
  • What options are available to optimize recommendations.
  • How to add a related products option to a Shopify theme section.

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How to Create Your First Shopify Theme Section

How to Create Your First Shopify Theme Section

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Giving your clients creative control is key when empowering them to customize their store, and Shopify’s section options are powerful tools for personalizing a site. By building different static and dynamic sections, you can produce huge opportunities for adding functionality to specific pages and reordering homepages.

In this article you will learn:

  • The difference between static and dynamic sections.
  • How to build static and dynamic sections, as well as how to add them to your theme.
  • What kind of elements you can add to a section.

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How to Manipulate Images with the img_url Filter

How to Manipulate Images with the img_url Filter

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As Liquid evolves, more options are becoming available that will allow developers to unlock new potential for your custom themes. Liquid filters are simple but powerful methods for the output of objects and assets on a Shopify store. The img_url filter empowers you to manipulate images within Shopify in new and exciting ways.

In this article, you’ll learn:

  • How image URLs are structured on Shopify when using Liquid.
  • How to output your images in specific pixel size.
  • When the the crop parameter can be used to make your images look their best.
  • How to change the format your image will be outputted as.

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How to Use Alternate Templates in Shopify Theme Development

How to Use Alternate Templates in Shopify Theme Development

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If you’re new to Shopify theme development, your first impression might be that every collection, page, blog post, and product page is controlled by a single template. Luckily this isn’t the case, and there are a number of ways you can apply different, or ‘alternate’, templates to these various page types.

This Shopify tutorial will run you through the basics of creating your first alternate template, so that you can start customizing your clients’ themes even further.

In this article, you’ll learn how to:

  • Create alternative templates for pages, products, and collections
  • Use Liquid to set up conditional rules that apply to specific types of products
  • Use URL querystrings to apply alternative templates to themes

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14 Image Tools for Web Developers in 2017

14 Image Tools for Web Developers in 2017

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Images are often the most important elements on a page, meaning it’s crucial that developers make careful judgements when working with images for clients. Whether you’re creating visuals from scratch, or are editing existing images, there’s an ever increasing range of tools that can help you work with images.

In this article you will learn:

  • Which tools to use for reducing site loading time.
  • How to edit images for best use on the web.
  • Where to find artists if you want to outsource your design requirements.

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How to Customize Shopify Email Notifications for Clients

How to Customize Shopify Email Notifications for Clients

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Customizing emails can be a frequent request from clients who are looking to optimize their communications with customers, and are one of the easiest methods to personalize a Shopify store. Carefully designed emails are a powerful tool for communication, enabling clients to add a personal touch at different points of the purchase journey. By upselling a client on bespoke emails, you can add extra value to your project, in addition to developing custom themes.

In this article, you’ll learn:

  • Why customized emails are important for your client’s brand.
  • How to add conditional content to emails using Liquid operators.
  • How to apply discount codes to abandoned checkout emails.

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How to Improve Custom Search in Your Clients' Storefronts

How to Improve Custom Search in Your Clients' Storefronts

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Shopify’s online store search function is a fully featured, powerful tool for buyers to search across all of your shop's products, articles, and pages. As your clients’ stores become more complex, they may require a more nuanced search process to filter out certain results or prioritize products over regular pages.

In this article, we’ll look at:

  • The different Liquid objects that are related to search
  • How to hide sold out products from search results
  • How to filter out specific types of pages from search results

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