There are a lot of elegant, beautifully-designed themes in the Shopify Theme Store these days. One of the more important aspects of a successful online business is the look-and-feel of the storefront. This is the first thing your visitors will see and you need to make a lasting impression while conveying the appropriate feeling and emotion for your brand. Finding a theme that is well-designed and is functional and well-coded can be challenging with so many choices. Here are a few things we recommend you pay attention to when looking at different Shopify themes Is it built by an experienced Shopify theme designer? Is it well coded? Is the code clean and easily understood so customizations will be straightforward and future theme tweaks will be easy? This may be difficult to determine without buying the theme and looking at the actual Liquid files—and it may be above your technical capabilities. But worth keeping in mind. Does it have theme settings for all the things you wish to change? This is something you can determine pretty quickly by clicking around the customization panels and tweaking the settings. If you can’t get it to do 95% of what you want out of the box, consider...

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Out of the Sandbox designs and builds some of the most beautiful themes in the Shopify Theme Store. On their support site, they document how to set up nested collection pages (which is natively supported in later versions of their themes). The way they have implemented it requires you to hardcode the handle of the linklist containing your collections. This means you can only use this template once. And it’s not very flexible. With the following tiny tweak, you will be able to use this for as many nested collection pages as you require. Replace this line: {% assign linklist = linklists["linklist-handle"] %} With this: {% assign linklist_handle = page.handle | append: "-collections" %} {% assign linklist = linklists[linklist_handle] %} Now simply make sure your linklist has a handle in the format {page-handle}-collections and you can have as many nested collection pages as you need.

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