Shopify is one of the most popular eCommerce platforms. There are over a million businesses that run their online shops using Shopify and this number is fast getting bigger. Consequently, the demand for Shopify developers is also growing.
The courses below range from teaching complete beginners the basics of setting up a Shopify store to courses that will help you master theme and app development so that you can help others with their Shopify stores.
Shopify has created some great free resources to get you started on their platform. Shopify Compass is their main online learning library with courses to get you started with Shopify, running your eCommerce business and mastering advertising and marketing. It’s a great introduction to the basics of setting up your Shopify store and getting it out to the world.
Shopify Partner Academy
If you want to go beyond the basics and learn how to develop more custom Shopify sites and applications, then Shopify’s Partner Academy provides free advanced courses, resources and certifications to help you train as a Shopify developer.
You will need a Shopify account to be able to view and access the courses available.
How to Build a Shopify Store – Adi Purdila
This free course available through the Envato Tuts+ platform teaches you how to build a Shopify store and customise the look and navigation. It’s great introduction that will get you up and running with your first Shopify store.
Shopify Theme Development – Code with Chris the Freelancer
This short YouTube video series gives you a crash course on how to start developing your own Shopify themes so you can make your store your own.
Diff University – or DiffU – is run by experienced Shopify developers with the aim of nurturing the next generation of Shopify experts.
Currently, they have made their beginners’ courses free with intermediate and advanced courses in the works.
Shopify theme development – SuperHi
If you need more support and structure, this course from SuperHi teaches you Shopify theme development by getting you to complete 3 substantial real-world projects. You’ll learn how to turn your designs into custom themes using Liquid, Shopify’s templating language. You’ll also get access to the SuperHi community to give you support.
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