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BigCommerce for WordPress & Commerce-as-a-Service Tutorial :)

Everyone so I’m here representing Bigcommerce and I’ve got a couple of compatriots in the room so I got Topher DeRosa he’s I butchered your last name didn’t I yeah he’s our WordPress developer evangelist and Karen white who’s one of our developer advocates and Jason Flagg who I don’t even know what your title […]

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Edit Theme Files – Bigcommerce Tutorial :)

In this tutorial we’ll look at the Edit theme files feature which allows you to make changes to a stencil themes files from within the stores control panel we’ll cover how to access the editor its features how to make edits and how to preview those edits. The Edit theme files feature will allow more […]

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Theme Editor Customization Bigcommerce Tutorial :)

In this tutorial we’ll explore the stencil theme editor the two main files will work with our config.json which we’ve seen in earlier posts and schema dodging schema dodging declares which theme settings are editable in the theme editor while config.json assigns and updates a default value for each of these editable settings first you’ll […]

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Customizing a Theme (Part 3) – Custom Pages, Fonts, and Icons – Bigcommerce Tutorial :)

In this tutorial we’ll look at some examples that tie together directories we’ve already looked at we’ll add a custom page template custom fonts and icons. First we’ll create a custom page stencil supports custom templates for brands, categories, products and web content pages before creating custom pages you must create the appropriate subdirectories in […]

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Customizing a Theme (Part 2) – Lang and Assets Directories – Bigcommerce Tutorial :)

In this tutorial we’re continuing the series on customizing a stencil theme using the stencil command-line interface this time we’ll focus on the Lang and assets directories as always you can find full documentation on the files we’re about to see at stencil.bigcommerce.com/docs. Once again I’ve got my locally installed theme open in my IDE […]

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Customizing a Theme (Part 1) – Config.json and Templates Directory – Bigcommerce Tutorial :)

In the next few posts we’ll go over customizing a stencil theme using the stencil command-line interface we’ll start by focusing on the config.json file in the templates directory you should already have the stencil CLI and the cornerstone base theme installed here. I’ve got the locally installed cornerstone theme up in my IDE which […]

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Installing Stencil CLI for Windows – Bigcommerce Tutorial :)

In this tutorial we’ll walk through a basic stencil CLI installation on Windows downloading the base theme cornerstone and initializing and launching the CLI full documentation on these installation instructions can be found on our stencil developer portal. Before you can install the stencil CLI there are some dependencies you must have first you do […]

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Installing Stencil CLI for Mac – Bigcommerce Tutorial :)

In this tutorial we’ll walk through a basic stencil command-line interface installation on Mac OS downloading the base theme cornerstone and initializing and launching the CLI full documentation on these instructions can be found on our stencil developer portal. Before you can install the stencil CLI there are some dependencies you must have on Mac […]

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Installing Stencil CLI for Linux – Bigcommerce Tutorial :)

In this tutorial we’ll walk through a basic installation of stencil command-line interface on linux using ubuntu 16.04 we’ll also cover downloading the base theme cornerstone and initializing and launching the CLI full documentation on these instructions can be found on our stencil developer portal. Before you can install the CLI there are some dependencies […]

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Stencil and the BigCommerce Control Panel Tutorial :)

In this tutorial we’re gonna walk through the basics of finding and using a stencil theme from the marketplace. We’ll also look at how app installations may differ on the new platform and what settings may have changed or moved if you’re trying to access the new stencil themes prior to the marketplace swapping over […]