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Shopify API Release: January 2021

The 2021-01 API release is here. Learn what’s part of this release, including all the updates related to the launch of the Subscription APIs, and the highlights of the platform changes coming with this API.More

How to Use GraphQL Fragments

In today’s article, Chuck Kosman, a Launch Engineer at Shopify Plus, continues our GraphQL series where he’ll walk you through how to use GraphQL fragments. You’ll learn about what they are, why they’re useful, and how to utilize them to optimize effi...

How to Find and Plug the Leaks in Your Conversion Funnels

Your conversion funnel, a path your visitors take from arriving at your store to making their purchase, is a leaky bucket. Before you pour more water into the leaky bucket, learn how to patch the holes. Here's how to find and plug leaks in your conver...

Learnings from Hidden 6-Figure Manufacturing Costs

Stay Sixty is the maker of stylish reusable water bottles created by Kirpal Bharaj. Driven by the environmental cause of reducing single-use plastic water bottles, Stay Sixty combines the ritual of hydration with thoughtful design. In this episode of ...

7 Web Design and Development Awards You Should Apply For

When you go beyond the call of duty and create something that surprises and delights your clients or users, it should be celebrated! In today’s article, we highlight seven web design and development award competitions, how to enter them, and the deadl...

What Makes a Great Business Idea?

You probably have a business idea or three rattling around in the back of your mind. Whether it’s monetizing a jewelry-making hobby or selling to a growing niche market, you’ve probably flirted with the idea of starting your own full-time business or ...

5 Things That Made Us Happy in 2020 (Yes, Really!)

We at Shopify found moments of joy this year thanks to a strong community of small businesses owners who helped each other succeed, the impact we made together to fight climate change, and the stories of resilient founders finding silver linings. As we...

The 15 Best App Development Books of 2020

Developers are spoiled for choice when it comes to tools and technologies, and it can be difficult to decide which ones to use for your projects. In this article, we compiled our picks for the 15 best app development books of 2020 to help you make tha...

How to Use GraphQL Aliases

In today’s article, Chuck Kosman, a Launch Engineer at Shopify Plus, continues our GraphQL series where he’ll walk you through how to use GraphQL aliases. You’ll learn about what they are, why they’re useful, and how to utilize them to optimize effici...

For the Fans: How to Make and Sell Your Own Merch

If you're lucky enough to have a loyal fanbase—whether you're a business owner or content creator—chances are you've at least thought about making and selling merch. But a successful merch strategy involves more than just slapping your logo on a t-shi...

How to Prepare for Shipping Rate Changes in 2021

Every year, carriers like USPS, UPS, DHL Express and Canada Post evaluate their services and prices to adjust for the upcoming year. Here’s an overview of what’s changing for each carrier in 2020—and what you can do to prepare.More

How to Use GraphQL Operation Names and Variables

In today’s article, Chuck Kosman, a Launch Engineer at Shopify Plus, walks you through an introduction to using GraphQL operation names and variables. You’ll learn about defining names and variables, using them in an app, and more.More

The Formula for Building a Cult-Favorite Skincare Line

Julie Clarke wanted to find a natural solution for her eczema, so she invested time into learning about holistic health and natural ingredients. What began as an experiment with home remedies grew into a fan-favorite skincare brand. In this special ep...

Tips for Using Snippets in Your Shopify Theme Work

While snippets might at first seem to be just another tool you can use, it’s possible to turn them into a very powerful part of your theme work, allowing you to create reusable markup that can be applied in a variety of contexts. We’ve put together a ...

Using Animation to Improve the Mobile App User Experience

Our experience with a product is shaped by a combination of factors, with interaction playing a key role. In fact, interaction design and animation can make a fundamental difference in how your app is perceived by your user base. In this article, we l...