Shopify is a cloud-based SaaS shopping cart solution and no doubt it is better than any other platform used today. Shopify is continuously working to improve its platform so that merchants and all the partners can enjoy maximum benefits. So, here is Shopify with all its new updates.
Shopify upgrade is available if you are on the Shopify Plus plan and also use a customized checkout.
You can also preview the changes in order to make sure that your customized checkout template works with the recent upgrade.
You can preview, upgrade, and make necessary changes to your checkout from January 20 to February 20, 2020. If will not upgrade it before the given time, you will be automatically upgraded to the new checkout version.
Below are some of the latest features of the most recent update of the Shopify:
All new Shopify update- How to
New Shopify update is easy to start with. You simply have to follow the below-mentioned steps.
Step 1: Upgrade your online checkout:
So, are you preparing for this upgrade? You are required to do the following:
Step 2: Test for errors
Before you upgrade, make sure that you preview the changes and test checkouts properly. If you find any errors during testing, then it means that some of your checkout customizations are conflicting in the new version. In this case, as mentioned above that you have to make changes to your checkout.liquid file before you upgrade.
How to do this? Follow the steps given below:
For this, go to your Shopify admin’s checkout upgrade page. Then, click on the Preview checkout. Once you are done with previewing, choose the duplicated theme. After that complete the test orders.
If you find errors:
If you notice issues in visual checkout, all you need is to edit your checkout.liquid file to address them.
If you don’t find any errors:
If you don’t come across any errors during your tests, then it means that your checkout is well-matched to the new version of Shopify checkout.
You can now finally upgrade to the new version of Shopify checkout and after that, you can update your theme.
Step 3: Upgrade- the new Shopify checkout:
This process of upgrading your checkout is a two-step process. This will require you to upgrade the Shopify checkout. Once you upgrade it, start replacing the current, published theme with the duplicate copy that holds your changes.
Special Note: If you want to minimize the potential disruptions, always choose a slower time of day to upgrade.
Follow the steps given below:
Ta da!! Your checkout is now upgraded.
Shopify checkout- What’s new
Some changes have to add to the checkout page: These are:
i. The customer will not be able to change their contact information, shipping address, or shipping method.
ii. Additional line items are added which indicates the order total and the amount already paid for.
iii.The pay now button is added to the place of complete purchase. The total has been changed to the Amount to pay.
iv. And many more.
For additional authentication, some customers might be redirected to their bank’s portal when they will check out.