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Gatby Storefront – lightning fast PWA storefront for Shopify

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Gatby Storefront is a headless eCommerce PWA storefront for Shopify. Powered by GatsbyJS it brings eCommerce to the edge for lightning fast webstore preformance.


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Setup guide

Install CLI

Install the Gatsby CLI:

npm install -g gatsby-cli

Create store site

Create new gatsby site for your web store:

gatsby new store

Install Gatsby Storefront

Install Gatsby Storefront NPM package:

npm install @gatsbystorefront/gatsby-theme-storefront-shopify

Create .env file

Create .env file in your store’s root directory with your Shopify storename ( and access token (your token must have full permissions on Storefront API).


Enable theme

Enable gatsbystorefront/gatsby-theme-storefront-shopify plugin in your gatsby-config.js:

  path: `.env`,
module.exports = {
  plugins: [
      resolve: '@gatsbystorefront/gatsby-theme-storefront-shopify',
      options: {
        shopName: process.env.GATSBY_SHOP_NAME,
        accessToken: process.env.GATSBY_SHOPIFY_ACCESS_TOKEN,
        basePath: '/',

Shopify content requirement

Please make sure that your Shopify web store has at least one Collection, one Product (associated with Collection), Blog post and store Policies before runing your Gatsby Storefront, as it is neccesary for correct API exposure.


You can also use the starter package for fatster setup process.

gatsby new store gatsbystorefront/gatsby-starter-storefront-shopify

This downloads the files and initializes the site by running npm install.


Configuration file

Main configuration is gatsbystorefront-config.js. Use it to:

  • Configure main store parameters.
  • Set up main menu and footer links.

Theme shadowing

  • Use shadowing for making necessary changes in gatsby-theme-storefront-shopify theme.
  • Use shadowing of gatsby-theme-storefront-shopify/src/gatsby-plugin-theme-ui/index.js to change theme colors in accordance with theme-ui specification.


gatsby develop

Will start a hot-reloading development environment accessible by default at localhost:8000.


gatsby build

Will perform an optimized production build for your site, generating static HTML and per-route JavaScript code bundles.


gatsby serve

Starts a local HTML server for testing your built site. Remember to build your site using gatsby build before using this command.


After making a build, upload public/ directory to your web host. See additional instructions here.

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