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?
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.”
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.
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!
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
A 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?
Generating quality content and placing it in an effective way throughout your Shopify theme has huge implications for the success of your store — not only can you use content marketing strategies to draw in new customers, but well-written content such as product descriptions and page copy are key in optimizing your conversion rates.
One of the great things about pre-built Shopify themes is that they are easy to get up and running in a short time — however, there are some cases when you may want to consider getting a custom Shopify theme.
Now that temperatures are rising and the sun is shining, many folks are looking to escape the office or malls and head outside for a little Vitamin D. But many will continue to shop online regardless so be sure to take advantage of the relaxed spirit and marketing opportunities that summer offers.
Imagery is one of the most important ways you can establish the look and feel of your brand and store with your Shopify theme, so it’s no wonder that it’s also a common area that store owners want to customize and tinker with. However, as we’ve discussed with both typography and color, there are some areas with imagery that can deliver much better returns on your time and energy.
The winners of Shopify’s sixth annual “Build a Business” competition have been announced — and among them is an Out of the Sandbox Shopify theme user whose success with a simple and straightforward use of a theme is worth noting.
Designing and setting up a new Shopify theme is exciting — and fun — but it’s also easy to get carried away with over-customizing your store — right down to the color of every button, border and bullet point. Over-customizing the colors in your Shopify theme can be time-consuming and complex to do right.
When setting up and managing your Shopify theme there are pretty much an unlimited number of options, settings and customizations you can do. However, with so many available to experiment with, it's easy to overdo it.