Open source templating language
Quickstart reference theme
Get started quickly by cloning Dawn, our reference theme, which provides best practices for performance, flexibility, and ease of use.
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Designed for developers
Accelerate theme development with a suite of tools including the Shopify CLI, reference theme, and Liquid templating language.
Shopify CLI for streamlining common theme development tasks
Reference theme and best practices
Code formatter for Liquid and HTML code
Built-in linter for Liquid and JSON theme code