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Use your Shopify theme's signup forms and popups to build your email list

Use your Shopify theme's signup forms and popups to build your email list

by Michael P. Hill December 06, 2016

Along with blazing fast speed , the new Turbo Shopify theme introduces key new features that let you easily integrate email newsletter signup forms in eye-catching ways to expand your marketing efforts. Plus, get pro tips on how to best gather emails from customers.
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Using your Shopify theme's password page as a marketing tool

Using your Shopify theme's password page as a marketing tool

by Michael P. Hill November 30, 2016

Building and setting up your Shopify theme and store can often be a long, strategic process, but there are some ways you can put your Shopify theme to work before you even launch by using the built in password page feature that comes with the Shopify platform.
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One page wonders: Building smaller stores with full featured Shopify themes

One page wonders: Building smaller stores with full featured Shopify themes

by Michael P. Hill November 25, 2016

While most Shopify stores offer a wide selection of products, sometimes your store might only offer a handful of items — or even just one — and the most flexible Shopify themes on the market include the features needed to “shrink down” to a store that has a smaller inventory count.
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How to use your Shopify theme to showcase products on the homepage

How to use your Shopify theme to showcase products on the homepage

by Michael P. Hill November 16, 2016

Your Shopify theme’s homepage is a great place to showcase your best selling products, new items and other products you’re promoting — and the latest premium Shopify theme from Out of the Sandbox is packed with ways to present collections and products in new and exciting ways.
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How to best use infinite scrolling your Turbo Shopify theme

How to best use infinite scrolling your Turbo Shopify theme

by Michael P. Hill November 10, 2016

Infinite scrolling is a commonly requested Shopify theme feature — and many store owners are quick to implement it, but there’s also a lot of strategy to consider before adding infinite scrolling to the collection pages in your Shopify theme.

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Go big or go home: Using mega menus in the Turbo Shopify theme

Go big or go home: Using mega menus in the Turbo Shopify theme

by Michael P. Hill November 02, 2016

In addition to its blazing fast speed, the new Turbo Shopify theme boasts tons of other features designed to make it the most flexible and versatile Shopify theme out there. This post is the first in a series that will take a look at these features — one at a time — and how they can be used to create a successful Shopify store.

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Secrets to creating exciting page layouts with Turbo Shopify theme

Secrets to creating exciting page layouts with Turbo Shopify theme

by Michael P. Hill October 25, 2016

Turbo, the latest premium Shopify theme to join the Out of the Sandbox family, already lays the groundwork for a great store design — but the theme’s plethora of options makes it easier than ever to create an almost limitless number of unique looks.

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Easy ways to break out of the mold with your Shopify theme

Easy ways to break out of the mold with your Shopify theme

by Michael P. Hill October 18, 2016

Using a pre-designed premium Shopify theme is a great way to get your online store and up running fast and affordably. But since there are likely many other shops using the same theme as you, how can you make your store look unique and stand out from the crowd?

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Tips on adding and managing product reviews on your Shopify theme

Tips on adding and managing product reviews on your Shopify theme

by Michael P. Hill October 12, 2016

Adding product reviews to your Shopify theme is one the best ways to add a level of interactivity to your store that can also boost conversions and increase sales — but it’s a feature that’s not without challenges.
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Under the hood: Why the Turbo Shopify theme is designed for speed

Under the hood: Why the Turbo Shopify theme is designed for speed

by Michael P. Hill October 05, 2016

Turbo, the newest premium Shopify theme from Out of the Sandbox, comes packed with features that make it one of the fastest Shopify themes around — but many of the features that give Turbo its vim and vigor are actually behind the scenes.
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Turbocharge your store in time for holiday sales with our newest Shopify theme

Turbocharge your store in time for holiday sales with our newest Shopify theme

by Michael P. Hill September 28, 2016

Time has flown by and the holiday season is fast approaching! What better way to skyrocket your store’s sales and performance with Out of the Sandbox’s latest premium Shopify theme, Turbo?
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Farewell to out of date Out of the Sandbox themes with our new Shopify Theme Updater app

Farewell to out of date Out of the Sandbox themes with our new Shopify Theme Updater app

by Michael P. Hill September 21, 2016

If there’s one necessary evil when it comes to Shopify themes, it’s theme updates.  You can almost hear the collective moan of store owners when you say “theme update.”

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Turbo most wanted: Shopify theme feature requests that came true

Turbo most wanted: Shopify theme feature requests that came true

by Michael P. Hill September 13, 2016

Every week, Out of the Sandbox gets numerous feature requests for our award-winning Shopify themes — and some of the most popular ones have been included in our brand new theme release, Turbo.

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Announcing the Turbo Shopify theme: High performance ecommerce

Announcing the Turbo Shopify theme: High performance ecommerce

by Michael P. Hill September 06, 2016

After thousands of hours of development, design and testing, it’s finally here.... The biggest, baddest and, most importantly, fastest Shopify theme in the Out of the Sandbox arsenal!

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46+ exciting features: A Turbo Shopify theme feature overview

46+ exciting features: A Turbo Shopify theme feature overview

by Michael P. Hill September 06, 2016

Turbo, the newest member of the Out of the Sandbox Shopify theme family, is packed with features that have either never been seen in our themes before, or which have been enhanced significantly.
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How the latest innovation from Out of the Sandbox is going to change Shopify themes for good

How the latest innovation from Out of the Sandbox is going to change Shopify themes for good

by Michael P. Hill September 03, 2016

Launching soon: a new offering from Out of the Sandbox that will give your shop a boost and help you take things to the next level.
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Taking off soon: Something big is coming from Out of the Sandbox

Taking off soon: Something big is coming from Out of the Sandbox

by Michael P. Hill August 31, 2016

Since launching in 2011, Out of the Sandbox has revolutionized the landscape of Shopify themes — and we’re about to do it again.
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The Shopify themes most wanted list: What features do you want to see in Shopify themes?

The Shopify themes most wanted list: What features do you want to see in Shopify themes?

by Michael P. Hill August 25, 2016

Shopify themes have grown in leaps and bounds in the last few years; here are some of the most requested features that today's merchants now look for.

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See the latest upgrade to the Mobilia Shopify theme

See the latest upgrade to the Mobilia Shopify theme

by Michael P. Hill August 22, 2016

Just a few weeks ago, Out of the Sandbox released version 5.2 of the iconic Responsive Shopify theme — and now it’s Mobilia’s turn for an upgrade! Get all the details about the latest changes and new features in Mobilia.

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Get your Shopify theme ready for back to school and fall

Get your Shopify theme ready for back to school and fall

by Michael P. Hill August 09, 2016

As August winds down, the back to school shopping season (which can be quite lucrative for all types of Shopify stores) is quickly approaching — but how can you take advantage of this busy season and make sure your Shopify theme is ready?

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How to use your Shopify theme's advanced homepage settings

How to use your Shopify theme's advanced homepage settings

by Michael P. Hill August 05, 2016

One of the biggest updates in our update to the Responsive Shopify theme is a dynamic new approach to controlling the layout and content of the homepage — but this new feature, which is also available in the Parallax Shopify theme, does require a few extra steps to use effectively on your Shopify store.

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Responsive 5.2 update packed with new features, improvements

Responsive 5.2 update packed with new features, improvements

by Michael P. Hill July 27, 2016

This week, Out of the Sandbox is excited to introduce Responsive 5.2, the latest version of this acclaimed and iconic Shopify theme — an update that’s packed with improvements and new features.

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How to make the most out of your Shopify theme's navigation

How to make the most out of your Shopify theme's navigation

by Michael P. Hill July 26, 2016

Navigation menus are one of the most important elements of your Shopify theme because they help orient and guide the user throughout your shop. These menus affect how shoppers discover your product offerings, as well as any other info they may be seeking.

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Make yourself at home: Making your Shopify theme homepage shine (and why you actually have more than one)

Make yourself at home: Making your Shopify theme homepage shine (and why you actually have more than one)

by Michael P. Hill July 19, 2016

Shopify theme's homepage is, rightfully, the pride and joy of many store owners. But how much impact does the homepage actually have? Does investing hours of fine tuning your homepage actually help sales that much or are there other areas where your time is better spent?

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