How to share a theme preview with others on Shopify

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Before you decide to publish a new theme for your store, you might want to seek some feedback from others. By creating a share link, you can let others access a preview of the theme that you’ve added to your Shopify admin page, and they can send you some feedback to help you make the right decision. This link remains active for 14 days. After 14 days, you can create new links without affecting your old one.

To help you get started, here are some steps on how to share a theme preview with others on Shopify by using Desktop, iPhone, and Android.

How to share a theme preview with others

To share a theme preview with others on Desktop

Step 1: Select Themes

The first thing you do after login into your Shopify account is selecting the Themes section which is inside the Online store section.

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Step 2: Choose Preview

Scroll down to the More themes area, you will see a theme list on the right side. Click on the Actions button of the theme that you want to share, then choose Preview to preview your store with that theme.

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Step 3: Click Share preview

At the bottom of the preview page is a preview bar. There are three buttons in this bar which are the Close preview, Share preview, and Hide bar. To be able to share the theme preview, you will need to click on Share preview.

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A window which contains the share link of this theme will appear.

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You can then click on the Copy link button. The function of this button is to copy the link of that theme to your clipboard.

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Step 6: Share

When you have copied this link, you can now share it with other people by pasting it into emails, chats, or on social media.

To share a theme preview with others on iPhone

Step 1: Select Store

The first thing needs to be done after you open your Shopify app is selecting the Store section.

Step 2: Tap Online Store

Afterward, you tap Online Store which is in the Sales Channels section.

Step 3: Tap Manage Themes

In the Online Store screen, you will see the Manage Themes. Tap on it.

Step 4: Select Preview

Then you need to find your theme that you want to share, tap on the Action button and select Preview.

Step 5: Tap Action

In the preview bar at the bottom of the preview page is the Actions button. When you tap on it, you will see three options which are the Close preview, Share preview, and Hide bar.

A small dialog which contains the share link of this theme will appear.

You can then tap the Copy link button. The function of this button is to copy the link of that theme to your clipboard.

Step 8: Share

When you have copied this link, you can now share it with other people by pasting it into emails, chats, or on social media.

To share a theme preview with others on Android

Step 1: Select Store

The first thing need to be done after you open your Shopify app is selecting the Store section.

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Step 2: Tap Online Store

Afterward, you tap Online Store which is in the Sales Channels section.

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Step 3: Tap Manage Themes

In the Online Store screen, you will see the Manage Themes. Tap on it.

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Step 4: Tap Preview

Then you need to find your theme that you want to share, tap on the Action button and select Preview.

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Step 5: Tap Action

In the preview bar at the bottom of the preview page is the Actions button. Tap on it and you will see three options which are the Close preview, Share preview, and Hide bar.

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A small dialog which contains the share link of this theme will appear.

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You can then tap the Copy link button. The function of this button is to copy the link of that theme to your clipboard.

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Step 8: Share

When you have copied this link, you can now share it with other people by pasting it into emails, chats, or on social media.

Conclusion

Above is a brief tutorial on how to share a theme preview with others on Shopify. I hope you will find this instruction helpful after reading it.

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