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Shopify Theme Development

In this course aimed at beginners, we'll cover the basics of Shopify and how to get started with designing and building completely custom e-commerce websites using HTML, CSS, Sass, Javascript and Shopify's templating language Liquid.

Shopify is great for multi-page e-commerce sites for your own business, side project or to hand off to clients. Learn how to build your own themes from scratch, customize them around your features, and implement cart and payment functionality. You'll learn how to build a full e-commerce website with homepage, collection page, product page, blog and search.

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What you'll get…

  • 3 projects over the course of 4 weeks, and you can take as long as you want to finish the course
  • 4 hours of learning a week, fit around your schedule
  • Homework to test your knowledge and expand your learning
  • Access to the SuperHi community on Slack and our super secret Facebook group
  • Continued help post-course, from what to code next to how to freelance questions


weeks of Shopify coding fun


large, real-world projects


hours of work a week, you decide when


1:1 sessions with our expert instructors

What you'll learn

Basics of Shopify's ThemeKit, online Theme Editor and templating language Liquid

Build a full e-commerce website with homepage, collection page, product page, blog and search

How to turn your designs into custom themes

How to work with collections of products with multiple variants

How to set up a standard cart, a quick mini-cart with live updating using Ajax and checkout functionality

Advanced functionality including site search, currency switching, color swatch selection, and Shopify Theme Sections

Here’s how we’re different...

Support that actually helps.

1:1 sessions and forever-access to our online Slack community of creative students from around the world, learning to code together. With our team based worldwide, we can support you whether you're coding early in the morning or late at night.

You’ll make 3 real websites in 4 weeks.

Our course is practical, unlike other programs that take a month or more before you make your first website. We care about design and focus on creative industries — you're not learning computer science, you're learning to make websites you'd want to make.

Structured, yet flexible.

Our course is set-up to deliver 3 real projects — no bullshit — and we designed it so it’s totally flexible. While you can learn at your own pace, we’ll be here to guide you each week.

Design focused.

You don't need to be creative to take our courses, but everything we do is focused on making beautiful sites you actually want to make. This isn't your average online school — we focus on the practical aspect of learning.

What to expect

In reassuringly linear chronological order, here’s what will happen after you sign up.

Before the course
During the course
After the course

The course will be unlocked and available for you to start your learning and go at your own pace. As you complete each lesson, your progress will trigger course emails, which include the next lesson's project, video tutorials, and extra resources.

There will be around 4 hours of lessons a week – split into 5–30 minute long videos. It’s up to your schedule when you do the videos – there’s no live streaming as we cater for a worldwide audience.

Have a question or get stuck? Just ask us in our help center or on our Slack group! We try to get back to you in real time!

Have more questions?

Head over to our FAQ page or chat to us.

Who is the course for?

Anyone who is looking to build e-commerce platforms for themselves, friends, clients or for their job using the amazing Shopify platform.

We would recommend a little knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript before starting this course. Reading our Learn To Code Now book or taking either Foundation HTML, CSS + JS will be sufficient.

What do I need?

A computer (Windows, Mac or Linux) with the latest version of Chrome installed and a broadband internet connection. That’s it!

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Join thousands of students from over 90 countries and in 16 time zones worldwide also learning with SuperHi.

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Meet your instructors

Our non-nerdy instructors have decades of professional experience, spoken at international conferences and have won countless web design awards.

Joseph Bergdoll

Joseph Bergdoll

Joseph is the designer + developer behind Extended Play — a New York City graphic design studio for culture and commerce. When he’s not designing and building interactive projects, he’s likely surrounded by cats, watching basketball or soccer, making pasta.

Rik Lomas

Rik Lomas

Rik is the founder and CEO of SuperHi, previously co-founder of code school Steer and first instructor at General Assembly London. He has taught several thousand people over the last 8 years.