Shopify Summer 2023 edition brings a host of new features and improvements, in this article I’ve posted the keys from the update, let’s find out what’s new.
Table of content
- Sidekick — AI Commerce Assistant
- Shopify Magic
- Online Store Editor Flex Sections
- Shopify Collective
- Shopify Subscriptions App
- Improved Checkout
- New Developer Tools and APIs
- Other Updates
Sidekick — AI Commerce Assistant
Sidekick is Shopify’s AI-enabled commerce assistant that helps merchants start, run, and grow their businesses. Sidekick can answer queries, perform tasks, create discounts, redesign stores, and generate content.
Shopify Magic combines AI with Shopify’s data to help merchants work faster, smarter, and more creatively. It can generate blog content, optimize email campaigns, provide help center answers, and suggest Inbox chat responses.
Online Store Editor Flex Sections
The new flex sections feature in the Online Store editor allows merchants to easily create custom layouts using drag-and-drop blocks without coding. Merchants can add, remove, and rearrange sections and customize them with their own content.
Shopify Collective lets merchants sell new products from Shopify brands without managing inventory or shipping. Merchants can curate complementary products to expand their product range effortlessly.
Shopify Subscriptions App
The new Shopify Subscriptions app allows merchants to offer their products as subscriptions, increasing recurring revenue and customer loyalty.
Shopify’s checkout has been enhanced with a one-page checkout, checkout extensions, and integrations to help merchants customize checkout and drive higher conversion rates.
New Developer Tools and APIs
Shopify has released over 20 new tools and APIs to help developers build customized commerce experiences and extend Shopify.
This is the design of the admin panel before (2017):
This is the design in 2020:
And now Shopify changed a path and use black as an accent color. You are curious why? Take a look at their post.
New B2B features like volume pricing, PO numbers, and PayPal payments Custom email templates and high-volume pricing plans for Shopify Email Enhanced Shopify POS features for retail stores Streamlined order management tools like smart order routing and split fulfillments An updated visual design for the Shopify admin
These are just the key updates for my opinion, you can check the full list of updates if you are interested.