Shopify Essentials for Web Developers: From Store Setup to Custom Themes Free class

Kurt Elster, Senior Ecommerce Consultant

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17 Videos (3h 2m)
    • Introduction

    • Getting started with Ecommerce

    • Intro to Your Partner Account

    • Dev Walkthrough

    • Products and Variants

    • Collections

    • Pages and Blogs

    • Themes and Liquid Explained

    • Layouts, Templates

    • Filters and Loops

    • Product

    • Collection

    • Page

    • Alternate Templates and Snippets

    • Checkout

    • Theme Settings

    • Making Money with Shopify


About This Class

Join Shopify Expert and agency owner Kurt Elster to learn how to setup, design, build, and customise a Shopify ecommerce store.

Intended for web designers and developers, this course is a primer on the complete Shopify ecosystem, with a focus on how to get started with theme modification, a stepping stone to complete custom development. Whether you want to sell your own assets or add a new line of services to your existing web design business, this class will equip you with all the skills needed to get started with the Shopify commerce platform.

As a class project, you'll launch your first Shopify development store with a basic customizable theme, then modify that theme with a series of simple changes — all addressing the most common requests from real-world clients.

To open up your own development store, complete your class project, and try out the Shopify platform for yourself sign up for the free Shopify Partner Program.


57 of 57 students recommendSee All

Great Series, Thanks Kurt! Really lots of information!
This free class is great. It helped me to understand how everything fits together on any Shopify Theme. I had an understanding of html, but he really explains how and why using specific examples, how easy liquid is to use! I seriously wouldn't have known how to place and position images on my pages without learning how to do it here!
Kurt knows his stuff. I came to the course knowing Shopify quite well, and have learned a good bit.





Kurt Elster

Senior Ecommerce Consultant

Kurt Elster, MBA is a Senior Ecommerce Consultant who helps Shopify store owners uncover hidden profits in their websites. Kurt is the founder of ecommerce agency Ethercycle and helps Shopify store owners earn more money (and work fewer hours.)

Kurt is the author of Ecommerce Bootcamp, a book on marketing your Shopify store. His free podcast, The Unofficial Shopify Podcast, has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make the leap to self-employment while growing their stores. You can learn more and subscribe to Kurt's free newsletter at