Shopify brings in major updates and features with the release of Shopify Editions Summer ’23. To help Shopify stores grow, Shopify releases editions every six months with the latest launches and enhancements.

The Shopify Summer ’23 Edition focuses on making the business more powerful than merchants have ever imagined with 100+ product updates.

Let’s get through the significant releases and upgrades of Shopify Editions Summer ’23.

AI-enabled Assistant for Commerce

Shopify bring out a completely easier way for entrepreneurs to manage their business by introducing a powerful AI assistant – Sidekick. Sidekick can provide instant help, answer questions, perform various tasks, and much more. Hence, merchants can start, run, and grow their business efficiently using AI-assistant. Shopify AI for Commerce can help you with the following:

  • Sidekick can answer simple to complex questions quickly and efficiently, which will eliminate the need for searching help docs.
  • The very own Sidekick can even accomplish admin tasks like setting up discounts or adding a new product. This saves them from performing tasks manually.
  • Sidekick can also perform complex tasks like changing the store’s theme, saving merchants from hiring a design team.
  • AI-assistant can also write content for Shopify stores, like product descriptions, email campaigns, blogs, FAQs, etc., in seconds.
  • AI assistant helps to manage live chat and incoming inquiries of customers with AI-generated responses.

Shopify Checkout

Shopify checkout is optimized for conversions helping merchants increase their sales and provide a seamless buying experience for customers.

  • With the help of the Cart Transform Function, Shopify Plus customers can build custom product bundles.
  • Checkout extensions include upsell subscriptions or preorders for out-of-stock products at the checkout step for Shopify Plus customers.
  • Allow customers to quickly complete their orders with one-page checkout and increase conversions.
  • Boost conversions with Shop App, which can even be integrated into stores not using Shopify.
  • Shopify stores can now customize the checkout with address validation, custom fonts, customized delivery methods, server-side validations, and an enhanced checkout editor.

Shopify Bundles App

Merchants can now create and sell products in bundles using the Shopify Bundles App. Selling in bundles helps to increase the average order value. The Shopify Bundles App is available for Free on Shopify App Store. Admin can create mix-and-match bundles with automated inventory syncing. Enhance store revenue and buyer experience with Shopify Bundles App.

Shopify Subscriptions App

Now offer subscription-based products to your customers with the all new Shopify Subscription App. Include recurring sales for your store products using subscription apps. Admin can easily set up and manage subscription product offerings. Customers have the ability to pause or skip orders and edit the shipping and payment details. Gain repeat customers and recurring orders using Shopify Subscription Apps.

Shopify Marketplace Connect

Introducing Shopify Marketplace to sell your products on top marketplaces like Amazon, eBay, and Walmart. Manage your marketplace product listings, inventory, orders, and fulfillment all in one place, no matter where you sell. Admin can set separate content and pricing for the marketplace easily from Shopify. Broaden your customer base with multi-channel selling through Shopify Marketplace Connect App.

Simplified App Development

The Shopify Edition Summer ‘23 also has major updates for Shopify developers. The platform capabilities have been enhanced to extend backend logic. Introduced remix app templated to build better Shopify apps. App Design Guidelines have been updated, enabling developers to deliver high-quality apps. Shopify App Store introduces more ways to get your app discovered and installed.

B2B Features

Wholesale selling with Shopify is easier than ever with updated B2B features. Include tier-pricing based on quantity, to encourage business customers to buy more. Display product options to customers in an intuitive way to help business customers quickly select the size, color and more all in one page. Migrate wholesale customers with order history from existing stores to B2B without any code. Introduced PayPal payments for B2B customers.

Official Announcements

Wrapping Up

Shopify Editions Summer ‘23 brought an extensive range of features for those using Shopify. These features provide better opportunities for customization and growth along with enhanced user experience. Looking into these features, it’s clear that Shopify provides all the ways possible to improve commerce.

For any Shopify customization requirements, consult a Shopify Developer. Leave your thoughts on Shopify Editions Summer ‘23 updates in the comments.

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