Gatsby Shopify Starter

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Gatsby Shopify Starter

🛍 Simple starter to build a blazing fast Shopify store with Gatsby.

Overview

JamStackBox is a Gatsby starter for creating eCommerce websites. It is based on the default Gatsby starter and is easily modifiable. The starter includes features such as a cart, product grid, product page, dynamic inventory checking, image optimization with Gatsby Image, styling with Emotion styled components, Google Analytics, and SEO. It integrates with Shopify to fetch product data and manage inventory in real-time. JamStackBox also provides instructions on how to connect your own Shopify store and deploy your Gatsby site.

Features

  • Cart: Includes a shopping cart feature for users to add products and manage their orders.
  • Product grid: Displays products in a grid layout for easy browsing.
  • Product page: Provides a dedicated page for each product with details and options.
  • Dynamic Inventory Checking: Checks the Shopify product inventory in real-time, preventing the display of out-of-stock products.
  • Image optimization with Gatsby Image: Optimizes images for faster loading and better performance.
  • Styled Components with Emotion: Uses Emotion as the styling library, allowing for custom styling and easy customization.
  • Google Analytics: Integrates with Google Analytics for tracking and analyzing website traffic.
  • SEO: Includes built-in SEO optimizations to improve the website's visibility in search engines.

Installation

Here is a guide to installing the JamStackBox theme:

  1. Create a new Gatsby site using the Gatsby CLI:
gatsby new my-site https://github.com/username/repo-name
  1. Navigate into your new site's directory:
cd my-site
  1. Install dependencies:
npm install
  1. Rename the template.env file to .env.development and .env.production.

  2. Create a custom app in the Shopify frontend and enable the Storefront API and Admin API.

  3. Obtain your own Shopify Storefront API credentials.

  4. Open the .env.development and .env.production files in the root directory of your Gatsby site.

  5. Replace the placeholder credentials with your own Shopify Storefront API credentials.

  6. Save the changes and restart Gatsby for the store to be loaded.

Summary

JamStackBox is a Gatsby starter specifically designed for creating eCommerce websites. It offers features such as a cart, product grid, product page, dynamic inventory checking, image optimization with Gatsby Image, styling with Emotion styled components, Google Analytics integration, and SEO optimizations. By integrating with Shopify, it fetches product data and manages inventory in real-time. The installation process is straightforward, and the starter provides clear instructions for connecting your own Shopify store and deploying your Gatsby site. Overall, JamStackBox offers a solid starting point for building an eCommerce website with Gatsby and Shopify integration.

gatsby
Gatsby

GatsbyJS is a free and open-source static site generator based on React. It uses a modern development stack including Webpack, GraphQL, and modern JavaScript and CSS frameworks. It also provides a rich set of plugins, starters, and themes.

react
React

React is a widely used JavaScript library for building user interfaces and single-page applications. It follows a component-based architecture and uses a virtual DOM to efficiently update and render UI components

shopify
Shopify

Shopify offers headless commerce capabilities through its Storefront API, allowing developers to use their own front-end technology to create custom storefronts or sales channels while using Shopify as a back-end system

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Ecommerce

Ecommerce websites sell products or services to customers through an online storefront. These websites typically include features such as product listings, shopping carts, payment processing, and order management tools.