Publishing themes

If you've downloaded or purchased a new Shopify theme, you need to publish it for your customers to see. Publishing a theme means that you are making the theme layout live in your store. You can publish or unpublish themes from the Themes page of your admin. Before you can publish a theme, it must be installed in your Shopify admin.

To publish a theme:

  1. Scroll down to find installed themes that are not published.

  2. Find the theme you want to publish and click Actions:

    Themes unpublished
  3. Click Publish:

    Theme select role
  4. Click Publish again to confirm:

Confirm theme publishing modal

Your theme is now published and live for your customers to see. The theme that was previously published is still available in the More themes section as an unpublished theme.

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