BigCommerce Town Hall Recap: July 2017

The BigCommerce Theme Marketplace has been updated with lots of new themes including popular arrivals: Bazaar, Diamond, and Queen.

BigCommerce is still looking for additional high quality and engaging themes, email with your theme proposal.

You can now add pop ups to stencil themes with Pixelpop. These can be used to:

  • Grow your mailing list
  • Promote featured products
  • Display special offers like free shipping
    These pop ups can be delayed or scheduled and can be customized with CSS.


Product Updates

Optimized one-page checkout
– Offers the ability to add custom fields. This will be available early August.
– Phone number can now be made an optional field in checkout.
– The new one-page layout can be rendered in 12 different languages.
– For merchants that have opted in to the AB testing of the one-page checkout- 100% of customers will now be routed through one-page as the AB testing phase has ended

New Amazon Categories
1. Patio, Lawn & Garden
2. Sports & Outdoors (in beta)

Stencil CLI
– To update a theme you no longer have to leave CLI and log into the control panel


Consumer Financing Payment Options:

  • Extend financing to customers
  • Increase AOV
  • Attract new customers
  • No risk. Merchant is paid upfront.
  • Available exclusively in new one-page checkout.


App Store Updates:

  • Improved app store search: typos, synonyms, etc.
  • Enhanced category structure


Cornerstone version 1.9 was rolled out on July 20th.


Interested in learning more about working with EYStudios and BigCommerce? Call us at 888-429-4803 or email us at and we’ll connect with you ASAP.