Last updated on 5th October 2023 at 13:38 by Alex Nicholas
Shopify is a popular e-commerce platform that provides businesses with a user-friendly interface to create their online store. With its vast selection of Shopify themes, businesses can easily customise the look and feel of their online store to suit their brand identity. However, if you're running a business on a budget, you might wonder if you can use a Shopify theme twice.
The short answer is no, you can't use one theme licence on two different Shopify stores. Once you've purchased a theme, you can only use it for one store within your account.
If you want to use the same Shopify theme on more than one store you'll have to buy it again.
Transfer Shopify theme to another account
If however, you want to transfer your theme to another Shopify account then you need to contact Shopify support.
Shopify can and do change their permissions with regards to transfers, as do the theme builder themselves, so it's best to reach out to them directly before you make any decisions or start any development work.
Choosing the right Shopify theme
Shopify offers a wide range of free and paid themes that you can use to customise your online store. You can browse the theme library to find a new theme or customize your current theme using the theme editor. If you're not sure which theme to use, you can test out different themes with a free trial before committing to a paid theme.
In the theme editor, you can adjust the theme settings to match your brand's colour scheme and layout. You can also add new app blocks to your store, which are customizable features that enhance your site's functionality.
If you're looking for a premium and flexible Shopify theme, you can use the Shopify Partner Program to find a Shopify Partner who can help you design a custom theme that fits your needs.
In the Shopify dashboard, you can manage your site's content using the content management system. You can create pages, product pages, and blog posts to promote your products and engage with customers. You can also use Shopify apps to enhance your site's functionality and sales support, but it'll be worth nothing if you aren't happy with the theme you choose.