Dev Center Updates

Published Widgets now appear during local development with Stencil-CLI

by Nathan Booker
As of stencil-cli version 3.4.0, any published Widgets on the storefront will appear while rendering the storefront locally with the CLI. This will allow you to have a more realistic preview of what theme changes will look like in
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Enhancement
Announcement

Theme Updates for July 1, 2021

by BigCommerce
Theme Added ability to embed a GraphQL query in the front matter of a Stencil theme. See GraphQL attributes for examples and a complete list of available variables. Localization- Added ability to localize the control panel, system messages,
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Maintenance

API Announcement for April 1, 2021

by BigCommerce
API Added business-to-business functionality to the BigCommerce platform with the B2B Edition of BigCommerce Developer Blog My Experience at DeveloperWeek 2021 Introducing BigCommerce Transactional Email Templates MACHathon 2021: Building
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Enhancement

Stencil Update for January 28, 2021

by BigCommerce
Stencil Stencil CLI version 3.1 has split the .stencil file into secrets.stencil.json and config.stencil.json files. This change is backward compatible. .stencil will continue to exist on old themes and CLI versions. Developer Blog...
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The qty_in_cart property is removed from the Stencil Common Product Card object

by BigCommerce
As part of an effort to improve the performance of BigCommerce storefronts, the qtyincart property is no longer supported on the Stencil Common Product Card Model. This property will return 0 from now on, and its use is discouraged. The...
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Warning

Inventory levels are no longer returned in Stencil context based on settings

by BigCommerce
Inventory Levels will no longer be returned in the Stencil context data if your store's Inventory settings are set to "Don't show Stock Levels". Previously, this setting would only hide the stock levels on individual product pages...
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Bug Fix

Stencil CLI 3.0 Release

by BigCommerce
Stencil CLI 3.0 has released, with these improvements: Node 12 support Much improved stencil pull with better merging logic and drastically improved performance Many CLI commands have been improved to work better with automated...
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Enhancement
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Deprecation of JSPM in stencil-cli for September 17, 2020

by BigCommerce
Theme The new stencil-cli version (2.0.0) no longer supports JSPM. Developer Blog How to Build Your First BigCommerce App
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Page Builder and API Updates for September 9, 2020

by BigCommerce
Page Builder As of September 9, 2020, Page Builder is enabled on all Stencil stores by default. Page Builder documentation updated. API Passwordless Login updated to include more details and a customer email example. Listing...
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