Shopify Theme Customization with Liquid

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Shopify Theme Customization with Liquid

Shopify Theme Customization with Liquid

person icon Ivan Djordjevic

ebook icon Packt Publishing

language icon Language - English

updated on icon Updated on Jan, 2023

architecture icon Shopify,Shopify Dropshipping,Design


This eBook includes

Formats : PDF (Read Only)

Pages : 338

ISBN : 9781801815116

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

Discover how to customize Shopify themes for your eCommerce websites with powerful tools and Liquid templates

Key Features

  • Get to grips with the Liquid core to build a solid foundation for working on any Shopify theme
  • Use JSON to create Shopify's famous modular sections with powerful and complex functionalities
  • Utilize the Shopify Ajax API to implement advanced functionality and make your eCommerce stores more dynamic

Book Description

Shopify is one of the fastest-growing eCommerce platforms, which means developers familiar with the Liquid concept are needed now more than ever. This book will help you to build a solid foundation by enabling you to develop your skills from the ground up by gaining essential theoretical knowledge of Liquid and putting that knowledge to use through hands-on projects.

Shopify Theme Customization with Liquid begins by helping you get to grips with basic Shopify information, its interface and theme structure, setting up your Partner account, and creating a child theme, which is essential when preparing for any future work on Shopify. You'll then explore Liquid core features that will provide you with a basic understanding of the Liquid programming logic needed to develop any feature. As you advance to the latest and advanced features, you'll learn about JSON settings, allowing you to create any type of static or dynamic section - a must-have for becoming a competent Shopify developer. Finally, the book takes you through the Shopify Ajax API to gain the necessary skills needed to create a variety of dynamic features and content.

By the end of this Shopify book, you'll be able to take on challenging projects to showcase your theme customization expertise to your future employer.

What you will learn

  • Discover how to use logic and data comparison operators for various types of data within Liquid
  • Use Liquid core features such as objects, tags, and filters
  • Find out how to customize themes using JSON settings
  • Use metafield objects to generate unique content on any page
  • Understand how to output the local or external media content
  • Use Shopify's famous drag-and-drop feature to rearrange sections on a storefront
  • Take Shopify's dynamic functionality to a whole new level using REST API endpoints

Who this book is for

This book is for beginners and experienced CMS developers who want to learn about working with Shopify themes and customizing those themes using Liquid. Web developers designing professional e-commerce websites will also find this book useful. Besides familiarity with standard web technologies (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript), this book requires no prior knowledge of Shopify or Liquid. The book covers everything from Shopify fundamentals and the core of the Liquid and REST APIs, all the way through to the latest Liquid features that may be new to even proficient developers.

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