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Learning the basics of Liquid can help you stay out of the dark and be unafraid to touch code.

After all, your theme and all the code in it are also part of your business. This guide provides an overview perfect for non-tech-savvy merchants and beginners.

Discover how Liquid can be used to customize your store’s design and functionality without needing to know how to code. Read now and take your Shopify store to the next level.


When I’m drafting something up or even creating an entire custom Shopify theme, I’m often asked to include an Instagram feed.

While installing some app is the go-to answer for many developers, it is not without its drawbacks

It hurts site load speed

It’s usually inconsistent with the rest of the theme

Advanced customization is usually not possible

You can’t customize directly from the theme editor


If you’re running a Shopify store, you know how important it is to have fast load times. Slow websites can result in lost sales and frustrated customers.

Fortunately, with the release of Shopify 2.0 came the added feature of rendering sections using the AJAX Cart API, which (with some clever engineering) can be used to improve your store’s server response times.

In this article, I’ll share how I use the AJAX Cart API to create fast Shopify themes for my clients.

Have an interesting Shopify project in mind? Have an interesting Shopify project in mind?