Updating your theme

After you've first published a theme on the Theme Store, you begin the iterative process of considering merchant feedback, persistently innovating your build through regular quality assurance testing, and actively integrating the updates required by Shopify.

To avoid update fatigue for merchants, you must have a minimum of four weeks between updates. New themes on the Shopify Theme Store are an exception, and can have an update every two weeks for the first two months.

As a Shopify Theme Partner, you're required to provide ongoing updates to your theme to remain on the Shopify Theme Store.

The following sections describe the theme update process and the types of updates.