Shopify Theme Programming: Liquid, JSON and Javascript

Christopher Dodd, Web Developer / Educator

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11 Lessons (4h 6m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:19
    • 2. Required Tools & Knowledge

      2:21
    • 3. Theme Programming Overview

      19:35
    • 4. Programming Layouts and Templates

      28:56
    • 5. Sections, Snippets and Locales

      26:26
    • 6. JSON Schemas

      24:48
    • 7. Programming custom sections

      35:27
    • 8. The Shopify AJAX API

      35:49
    • 9. Advanced Liquid Patterns

      39:48
    • 10. Bonus: The Storefront API

      30:54
    • 11. Conclusion

      0:49
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About This Class

This course is the sequel to my previous course ‘Shopify Theme Development: How to Build and Customise your own Online Store’.

My first class on Shopify theme development covered topics like creating a development store, using Themekit and understanding theme structure. These are all important fundamentals for Shopify theme development but in this class, we’re going to go deeper into the actual theme code and gain a better understanding of how themes are programmed.

We’ll take a closer look at the templating language behind Shopify themes (Shopify Liquid), discuss how to create your own customisations using JSON schemas and learn about a few APIs that help you access store data without having to reload the page.

By the end of the class, you’ll have a solid understanding of how to program Liquid themes and the ability to create your own sections and snippets to access the full scope of what can be achieved with Shopify theme development.