Shopify Plus

This category features a wide range of guides focused on the Shopify Plus platform.

  • Building an In-House Shopify Team – Internalising Development for Shopify Plus

    Introduction Over the past 12-18 months, as Shopify Plus has continued to grow for bigger and more complex retailers, I’ve had a number of clients that have decided to take their development in-house, for a variety of reasons and with varying impacts in different areas. This seems to be a bit of a trend with…

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    Category / Visual Merchandising with Shopify Plus – Solutions & Providers

    With Shopify Plus being such a popular choice with fashion and lifestyle retailers, one of the questions I get asked most commonly is how the platform can be improved for visual merchandising of collections. Different retailers have different requirements here, but overall most are trying to achieve a similar end goal, to reduce manual effort…

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  • Using a PIM with Shopify Plus – Benefits & Solutions

    Over the last year or so I’ve worked on a few different projects that have involved a PIM (across Magento and Shopify Plus), which has helped to make data migration much easier, allow for more complex logic, add a layer of data governance, take various things out of the eCommerce platform and generally make managing…

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  • Creating breadcrumbs in Shopify Plus without using collection path in URLs

    This is something that a lot of Shopify Plus stores either seem to get wrong or they prioritise journey-based breadcrumbs, in my opinion – so I decided to write up what I consider to be best practice, from both an SEO and usability perspective. Although the ideal scenario would be that product URLs would remain…

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  • Reporting on sales and returns against sizes or variants in Shopify

    I was recently asked to look at how different sizes perform (against a number of metrics, that would then be cross-referenced against availability) for one of our paid media clients – with the objective of then looking at how the availability of items impacts Google Shopping performance. Although this is a relatively quick and easy…

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    Activating Accounts When Migrating to Shopify Plus – Handling of the Activation Process

    When migrating customer accounts from an existing platform to Shopify Plus, these account holders will need to reactivate their account in order to log in and make use of their account information. This is pretty standard practice for a migration process and it removes any security issues with trying to migrate passwords etc. The activation…

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  • Shopify Plus vs Shopify & Shopify Advanced – When to Use or Upgrade to Shopify Plus

    Shopify Advanced and Shopify Plus are versions of Shopify platform, offering different levels of flexibility and feature-sets for different sizes of business. Lots of retailers will start on a lower plan of Shopify and then gradually upgrade as their turnover or requirements change, getting to a point (which is different for different retailers) where Shopify…

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    Shopify Plus Multi-Currency vs Setting Up Multiple Stores

    Over the last few weeks, I’ve been asked for advice on structuring international setups by a number of Shopify Plus retailers – with that advice differing depending on objectives and operational restraints.  What is Shopify Multi-Currency Earlier this year, Shopify released a multi-currency feature for Plus users, which allows retailers to display multiple currencies on…

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