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Sanity The Ecommerce CMS Is On Shopify

Sanity The Ecommerce CMS Is On Shopify

On November 15th Sanity the ecommerce CMS announced the launch of its solution on Shopify, empowering merchants on the platform to build and implement unique shopping experiences into online stores.

This announcement marks the release of a set of solutions that will make the task of curating positive and seamless user experiences across Shopify easier.

We here at Karmoon think that it may interest you to know that many of these shiny new tools have been developed and built using the new developer preview of Hydrogen - Shopify’s latest front-end React framework.

Introducing Sanity - The Headless Ecommerce CMS 💻

According to Sanity, the solution’s customers reap tonnes of value from the platform and we guess that the company’s structured content philosophy is one of the main reasons why.

In a nutshell, structured content enables users to centralise data and get their business to market faster.

Since merchants will have a single source of truth for all of their product information, users will easily be able to sync and enrich that data across their ecommerce technology stack via API.

Operating within an efficient editing environment means that rapid iterations can be implemented so, merchants will have the ability to access; new product pages, flash sales and campaigns to get their online store to market in a shorter time frame.

Sanity’s Latest Developer Apps & Tools

With the new apps and tools that the ecommerce CMS has released, digital users on Shopify can excitingly make use of these new features.

The latest developer tools that were made available to Shopify’s merchants only yesterday which includes the; Shopify marketplace, a query connector plugin and a demo store app.

This toolkit provides Shopify businesses with a way to combine their products and marketing content so that unique shopping experiences can be built to convert browsers into buyers effortlessly.

So, for the merchants reading this article who are looking for a way in which they can set their store apart from the competition, try Sanity Connect for Shopify to gain new customers and keep loyal customers coming back for more.

Sanity Connect for Shopify 🔗

Sanity Connect is an application that helps to onboard new merchants onto the platform whilst syncing their Shopify product data with Sanity.

If you’re as excited as we are, you’ll be eager to check out this integration video and documentation created by the headless e-commerce platform in regards to the Sanity application for Shopify.

Available to download from the Shopify App Store, Sanity Connect walks hand in hand with best practices by Sanity Studio to let business owners start authoring with products right away.

The Demo Store

Whilst utilising the developer preview for Hydrogen the headless e-commerce CMS built a demo store to provide merchants with a glimpse of what's possible for an ecommerce storefront when using Sanity and Shopify together alongside Hydrogen.

If you’re looking for a little inspiration, take a look at Sanity’s demo store, as the solution provides excellent examples of combining both block text and products so that flawless product marketing can be achieved.

Ready to learn more? Get the source code on GitHub.

Sanity Query Plugin (for Hydrogen) 🔌

UseSanityQuery to not only query Sanity data, but combine it with live inventory from Shopify, and present that information alongside Hydrogen components.

For additional information, check out this README document by GitHub.

Ultimately, Sanity has taken the value that they deliver to their customers and magnified this tenfold to curate a tool kit that takes headless e-commerce to the next level.

Are you ready to try Sanity Connect for Shopify? If you’re already using Shopify or are considering the move, we would highly encourage you to check out Sanity’s new Shopify solution. Reach out and let us know what you think.

if you’re actively looking to work with a Shopify agency designer or developer to assist you with your business, we’d love to hear from you. Get in touch to get started!

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