Commerce, like any industry, uses a lot of its own specific terminology and abbreviations. This resource aims to help you learn everything you need to know from an e-commerce development perspective.


Checkout.liquid is a theme template that allows developers to customize the Shopify Checkout


Shopify Functions allow developers to customize the backend logic of Shopify


Hydrogen is a React-based JavaScript framework for building custom storefronts on Shopify


Metafields are a scalable way to add and store custom information to native Shopify resources like products, customers, orders. For example, in addition to product title and price, metafields enable store owners to create unique properties like “ingredients” or “materials” and extend the default resource.


Oxygen is a platform by Shopify for hosting Hydrogen-powered storefronts


There are three types of Shopify Scripts – Line Item Scripts, Shipping Scripts and Payment Scripts


A native Shopify JavaScript library that collects and sends tracking data internally. It can also send data to other analytics services like Google Analytics and Facebook.


A series of physical events organized by Shopify to bring commerce developers toghter and talk all things traditional and custom storefronts, themes, apps and more.