How to test shopify themes locally?

by elisha_langworth , in category: PHP CMS , 2 months ago

How to test shopify themes locally?

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by dalton_moen , 2 months ago


To test Shopify themes locally, you can follow these steps:

  1. Download and install a local development environment like Shopify Theme Kit or Visual Studio Code with the Shopify Theme Snippets extension.
  2. Clone your Shopify theme repository from your account on Shopify using the command line or a Git client.
  3. Create a new theme on your Shopify account and link it to your local development environment using the command line.
  4. Make changes to the theme files locally using your preferred code editor.
  5. Use the Shopify Theme Kit command line tool to upload changes to your Shopify store for testing.
  6. Preview the changes on your Shopify store and make any necessary adjustments.
  7. Repeat steps 4-6 until you are satisfied with the theme design and functionality.
  8. When you are ready, publish the theme to make it live on your Shopify store.

By following these steps, you can test Shopify themes locally before making them live on your Shopify store. This allows you to make changes and updates without affecting your online store's appearance or functionality.