One of the advantages of Shopify is that it allows you to establish your online store in a short time and without the need to know about programming. Hence, it is a friendly platform for anyone who has in mind to create this type of business.

In the previous sections, I shared with you how to open a Shopify account and how to add products and product collections to it, as well as some simple strategies to make the presentation of your products the most attractive and efficient. In this section, I will tell you about the aspects necessary to design your store, how to configure the theme -or what is the same, choose optimum7 Shopify development service. We go step by step.

Buy domain with the name of your store
The domain refers to the "name" of the page, in this case,

Although Shopify gives you that initial domain so that you can get your store up and running as quickly as possible (your, if you already have your own custom domain or plan to purchase it, you have the option of connecting it, through the option of " Connect existing domain ”or to buy it through the same platform.

Main customization elements

Create Pages
You already have your domain connected, now is the time to create your menu pages. That is, the menu sections that will allow you to navigate your page, such as "About us", "Product catalog" and others.

Go to the menu on the left and look for the option “Pages”, in the window that opens select the purple button to (“Add Page”) “add a page”.

Once you do this, open a new window where you can add the necessary information: title, description and photo.

The information is prepared as if it were a Microsoft Word document. Also, by pressing “View page” you can also see how that page looks on Google. You can edit that content to your liking and save it.

In the navigation section, there are two ready menus: “Main menu”, which is the main menu that you see at the top of your page 'and the “Footer menu”, which is the menu that appears at the bottom of the page. page. This is the way your customers find the products and other relevant information on your page.

To edit the main menu, select "Main menu" and you will see two default options: main page ("Home") and the product catalog.

Press the purple button to add a new menu. When you open the window, it gives you the option to choose between the pages you had previously created and where to direct them: main page, to a search (“Search”), collection, to a specific product, to a page, to the list of blogs on the website, a specific blog post or privacy policies, for example. The system automatically updates the link and you're done.

Change page language
To change the language of your page, go to the "Actions" menu, select "Edit languages" and then "Change theme language".

If you want your page to be available in two or three languages, there are additional applications that allow you to do so. Most of them are free.

Once you have worked on all these details, you are ready to work with the design of your page, choosing a theme.

How to choose a theme for your store

To simplify the process, Shopify has its own theme store for which you will have the support of the platform. The most interesting - and fun - is that it offers a fairly comprehensive list of modifications that you can make without knowing to program.

To choose a theme (there are over 70 options, some of them free), go to the Shopify theme store at There you can filter them by categories such as: free, paid, by price, by popularity or the most recent. You can also access them from the administration panel of the platform.

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