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Customizing Shopify Themes

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E-commerce intermediate, Shopify and Ruby on Rails newbie.

How does one go about customizing Shopify files? I have a purchased a theme but want to make some changes to the .liquid files.

Do I have to I unzip, edit, re-zip and upload in the Shopify admin section? is this supported? What are best practices for customizing themes?

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Answer

You can get started with the instructions here, which can be done straight from the admin interface.

Once you've gained some experience there (try some of the shopify/liquid tutorials), you can take a more comprehensive/custom approach. And btw, you don't need to know Rails, just the Ruby language. In fact, you can even hack away at the liquid codebase if you want.

Good luck!

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