• Integrating Shopify & Crafty Clicks Postcode / Zipcode Lookup and Address Auto-complete

    Integrating an address validation / lookup solution with an eCommerce platform is usually a really easy task, but I struggled with Crafty Clicks and Shopify Plus initially, so I decided to write a blog post about how I did it in the end. When integrating with Shopify and Shopify Plus, Crafty Clicks’ suggested approach for…

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    Getting around the Shopify Product Variants Limit – Workarounds & Approaches

    One of the most common frustrations for those using or considering using Shopify and Shopify Plus is the limit to 100 variants (and the limit to 3 options) on a single product. Although I’ve been told recently that, if you’re working with the right partner, the limit can be lifted – I decided to write…

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  • Shopify Google Analytics Integration Best Practice – with Ed Upton from Littledata

    Over the last year or so, I’ve worked on a number of Shopify Plus builds alongside Littledata, who have supported the client in achieving a ‘best practice’ eCommerce Google Analytics setup. Although Littledata works with all eCommerce platforms, they’re well-known for their Shopify app which automates a large part of the Google Analytics setup process,…

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  • Shopify Forms – Using Formstack for advanced forms in Shopify

    Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been working with a client and a couple of people from WeMakeWebsites (their development agency) to find (and validate) a solution to a requirement for advanced forms. The requirements for the forms are: The form must be in-line on the page to allow for email validation and address…

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  • Tags vs Metafields in Shopify & Shopify Plus

    Over the last couple of years we’ve been working with Shopify Plus a lot – be it via functional discovery, hands-on replatforming support or project managing builds. One of the biggest things that needs to be ‘discovered’ with Shopify is the architecture of product data, particularly when you’re migrating from a platform like Magento or…

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  • Setting up checkout goals & funnels in Shopify

    I was playing around with setting up a checkout funnel for a Shopify Plus client earlier this week and decided to publish a really quick blog post to save people making the same mistakes I made – wasting time and over complicating things. Essentially, I was looking to create a simple goal for the checkout…

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  • Content Management for Shopify & Shopify Plus – Review of Shogun CMS

    Over the last couple of years, I’ve been working a lot more with Shopify Plus – with a host of B2C brands. One relatively weak area of Shopify Plus is content management, with the core offering comprising of a standard WYSIWYG editor (for editing content pages and blocks) and sections, which provides a bit more…

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  • Examples of Complex Shopify Plus Stores & Feature Implementations

    I get asked for examples of stores that have achieved a specific area of complexity with Shopify and Shopify Plus all the time – so I decided to write a blog post on the examples I tend to give (that I can update over time as the platform and retailers develop). It’s worth pointing out…

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