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Avone – How to update your shopify theme?

Note for Avone version 4.5 and below

Our beloved customer If you want to use Avone version 5.0, you need to start from scratch.

We have introduced block-based product pages and also Shopify recently made changes to allow sections to add on login and registration pages too, and we have now redesigned them and rebuild theme with new code which is not possible to update with old version. Sometimes we need to make major updates to the theme to make it compatible with the latest Shopify standard and theme updates are not possible in some cases. We hope you understand it.

Still no worries, as you already have the store setup with the old version, it would not take much of your time to set up the store with the new version. You already have all the sections in mind that you have added, as well as the design style and images, so you can easily set up your store with the new version.

Cheers to all our customers who were waiting for block-based product layout!

Important Note: If you have installed any app that required changes to the code in theme files or If there are any customization work, you will need to do it again to the new theme version. Theme upgrade will not migrate custom code from old version to new version itself.

Follow this article if you have Avone 5.0 or up versions.

To update shopify 2.0 theme , You need to copy 1 folder(Templates) and settings_data.json file(from Config folder) from your current theme files to latest theme files which is explain below in details.

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Step 1 : First download latest package from themeforest.
Themeforest download always have latest theme version.

Step 2. Extract/Unzip all files from downloaded package. Find “” and unzip file.

Step 3. Now download active theme from your store. How to download theme?

Step 4. Unzip downloaded current theme zip file.

Step 5. Open current theme folder and copy templates folder and settings_data.json file from config folder

Step 5 (Optional). Follow this step if your store language is other than English.

Do copy language file from Locales folder. I.e If store language is France then do copy fr.json language file from current theme.

Step 6. Now go to latest theme files ( Which you downloaded and unzipped in step 2)

Step 6(Optional). Follow this step if your store language is other than English.

Delete language file from locales folder and paste language file which you copied from your current theme in step 5.

Step 7. Now select all the folders and compress them into a single zip file

Step 8 : From your admin click on “Upload theme” button and install latest theme zip file

This will be installed as an ‘unpublished’ theme. Now you should see the latest installed theme in the list of unpublished themes. You can give it name like “Theme – Latest“. This will not affect your live store.You can publish this new version when it is ready to go live.

Step 8 : Check preview of new theme version. Make sure everything is working fine. Now you can publish your new theme.

If you have any apps installed that add extra code to the theme, You need to check their documentation and most likely you will need to reinstall them to setup with the new theme version.

We recommend you not to delete the old theme version and keep bakup of last few version. So you can use old version if something go wrong with current one.