Shopify expands Polaris to include merchant to customer content

Shopify has published expanded guidelines for its design system Polaris that encompasses what it calls “merchant to consumer content.”

  • This covers parts of the Shopify experience that consumers have direct contact with — but the content represents the merchant rather than Shopify.
  • Perhaps most notably, this includes the online store checkout pages, which are notoriously locked down for all Shopify store owners who aren’t using the enterprise level “Plus” platform.
  • It also covers shipping update emails, return labels and emails and point of sale elements such as digital receipts and payment errors.
  • The full guidelines are available here.
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