Shopify Theme Blog

Great Google Fonts to use on your Shopify theme

Great Google Fonts to use on your Shopify theme

July 28, 2015

For years, Web designers, including those working onShopify themes, were stuck with using only a handful of fonts on websites because, in order to ensure pages were displayed consistently, it was vital to only uses fonts that users would be likely to have installed on their computers.

7 fresh color schemes for your Shopify theme

7 fresh color schemes for your Shopify theme

July 21, 2015

Color is one of the most important elements of designing your Shopify store. It has a huge influence on your shopper’s perception of your brand, company and products and, when used correctly, can also help boost sales.

Ecommerce Search Engine Optimization: How to write SEO-optimized product descriptions

Ecommerce Search Engine Optimization: How to write SEO-optimized product descriptions

July 14, 2015

Getting your online store found is one the biggest challenges in running an ecommerce site, but thankfully the Shopify platform already includes a suite of tools for search engine optimization, or SEO.


Ecommerce Search Engine Optimization: URLs and image alt tags

Ecommerce Search Engine Optimization: URLs and image alt tags

July 07, 2015

You’ve worked hard to create a great online store with your Shopify theme — not it’s time to make sales! However, in order to get the cash rolling in, you need to make sure customers can find you.

Ecommerce Search Engine Optimization: The basics

Ecommerce Search Engine Optimization: The basics

June 30, 2015

Having a great looking Shopify store (thanks to a killer Shopify theme) is one thing, but what if no one can find your online store? That’s where on page SEO comes in.

Secrets for taking great product photos for your Shopify theme

Secrets for taking great product photos for your Shopify theme

June 16, 2015

When offering products and services for sale online, one of the best ways to showcase your products within your Shopify theme is to use eye-catching, quality photography.


What is responsive design and why is it important for your Shopify theme?

What is responsive design and why is it important for your Shopify theme?

June 09, 2015

The phrase “responsive design” seems to be all the rage in the Web design world and it’s no doubt it should be a key part of any Shopify store owner’s strategy — but what exactly is it and why is it so important?

Tips for customizing your Shopify ecommerce themes in non-destructive ways

Tips for customizing your Shopify ecommerce themes in non-destructive ways

June 02, 2015

Shopify themes from Out of the Sandbox already come packed with tons of great features that are easy to configure using the built-in configuration panel — but there comes a time in many online store’s lives when a more advanced customization is needed.

Perplexed by parallax? What are parallax backgrounds and how can they enhance your Shopify theme?

Perplexed by parallax? What are parallax backgrounds and how can they enhance your Shopify theme?

May 26, 2015

Besides being the name for the newest of Out of the Sandbox’s premium Shopify themes, parallax is also a broader term used to describe a popular visual effect in website design.