Shopify 2.0 Upgrades

Shopify 2.0 (or Online Store 2.0) offers more opportunity for customisation, better app integrations and more besides. While the process of upgrading can be performed by most Shopify store owners, if you have a custom theme or unique integrations, our experts can help you make the transition seamlessly.

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What is a Shopify 2.0 upgrade?

As mentioned above, Shopify 2.0 is the better integrated successor to the original Shopify Online Store. A lot of work has been done to improve performance metrics and to make it much easier to use in partnership with the Shopify App Store to build out the functionality you need while retaining the levels performance your customers expect.

Shopify 2.0 upgrading is simply the migration of your site from one code-base to another and making sure your theme and page templates migrate seamlessly to the new architecture, allowing you to take full advantage of the improvements that have been made (not just since Open Store was released, but also in the interim period since the launch of 2.0).

Our Shopify 2.0 upgrade service

Beginning with a thorough review of your current site, to make sure all page and theme templates are able to be upgraded without loss of functionality or styling, our development team will make the necessary changes to your site - including rebuilding and restyling any templates with issues - to make sure your upgrade goes off without a hitch!

Our Shopify 2.0 upgrade specialists

Our Shopify development experts have decades of experience implementing bespoke Shopify solutions for brands big and small. If you want your 2.0 upgrade to go off without a hitch (or to discuss at length the relative benefits of React for front end development versus Remix or Next.JS), then this is the team for you.

Vince Hollywood Head of Engineering
Barry Goffett Head of Development
Liam McKenna Senior Front End Developer
Matt Bevan Senior Front End Developer
Josh Oakes Front End Developer
Steven Henderson Front End Developer
Matty Johnson Front End Developer
Jamie Baker Front End Developer
Michael Gainford Front End Developer
Richard Parnaby-King Back End Developer
Nathan Hogan Project Executive

Front End Development Services

With FED touching almost every nook and cranny of your website (we’ve asked them to stop, but they don’t listen), the number and reach of services is extensive - but all of them contribute directly to the functionality and usefulness of your site, and by extension it’s visibility in search.

Theme Development

Whether you’re looking for a custom Shopify Plus build from the ground up which properly reflects your brand and the lifestyle of your customers, or to take your next steps in commerce by customising a premade theme to better suit your needs, our Shopify accredited team can make sure the platform delivers what you need to succeed.

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Site Speed Development

Over the last few years, Google has been nudging webmasters to improve site speed - and so far they’ve done that with the carrot of a minor boost to rankings (though they won’t say much - thanks Google - it is likely to be a ‘deciding factor if all other things are equal’), but while a ranking bump is all well and good - the positive impact it has on conversion rates is far more important.

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Development Retainer

Whether it’s the result of a CRO experiment, a UX or UI review, your site has just hit the limits of its functionality and you need more, or any of a host of other reasons, it often pays to have development talent that you can access quickly to make the changes necessary to continue the growth of your brand.

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Shopify Checkout Customisation

While Shopify sites have always been customisable to an extent, there was a time in the pretty recent past when a Shopify site was more recognisably Shopify than any particular brand. The last area where that was the case was the checkout - but, for Shopify Plus customers, it doesn’t have to be anymore! Brands can now customise their checkout to better represent their brand and better suit their needs.

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Shopify App Development

Need to create Shopify functionality which can be implemented on your own, or multiple branded sites? Our experts can make sure there’s an app for that. Shopify's APIs allow the freedom and flexibility to create truly bespoke functionality outside the "standard" Shopify offering - that’s where Shopify App development comes in.

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Migration & Replatforming

Migration and replatforming is a lot like upgrading the location of your flagship store - you could be looking for more footfall, a location with a little more prestige, or a better return on your business rates - our team makes sure that everything moved to your new store, ready, gleaming and welcoming for the grand opening.

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Bespoke Tracking

Our commitment to the Shopify platform has many benefits for our clients - not least of which is our ability to wrestle the platform, and your analytics platform of choice, into submission to provide you with the data you need to make smart choices and grow your business.

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CRO

Imagine you have a bricks-and-mortar store, maybe you even have a bricks-and-mortar store. Now imagine you have a Keith - Keith knocks items out of the hands of every third customer and nobody knows how to stop him. Don’t you want to get rid of Keith? That’s conversion rate optimisation.

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Inhousing Functionality

During the lifespan of a Shopify site, there’ll be times when growing and scaling a brand leads to you outgrowing some of the apps that were essential during your formative years. Whether that’s because it isn’t capable of scaling with you, or the need for other, more important features are beginning to cause performance issues, inhousing functionality can be the answer.

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UX & UI Development

From site navigation to all the fun things you can do with buttons, user experience and user interface development plays a vital role in how every single customer experiences your website (and interacts with it, to be fair). Providing the best customer experience isn’t just a ‘nice-to-have’, it can be the difference between a sale and an abandoned basket.

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Front End Development Success Stories

We've had the privilege of working on the Front End Development of exceptional digital interfaces, elevating user experiences, and crafting future-proof designs.

Your partners for Shopify 2.0 upgrades

Let’s take this journey together and make sure your site has all of the latest functionality to give your customers the best possible experience.