How to roll back to an older version of your theme in Shopify

Hanh Dao
Hanh Dao March 31, 2019

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When you’ve made a change to your theme, you wish that it could meet your requirements the most. However, changing isn’t always good. Sometimes you change your theme file and realize that the older version is the better one. In that case, you need to roll back to an older version of your theme. In other words, the theme version will roll back to a time and date before it was changed. This instruction with full details will help you.

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Step 1: Click Themes{#click-themes}

Log in to Shopify. Go to the admin page and tap on Online Store. Then, go to Themes.

Upload a new image for your gift card

Step 2: Choose Edit code{#choose-edit-code}

All of the themes will appear for you to choose. Select one theme by tapping on Actions and choose Edit code.

Upload a new image for your gift card

Step 3: Select the edited file{#select-editted-file}

In this step, you will find the edited file which makes you unsatisfied in the Templates directory. After you’ve found it, press on it.

Upload a new image for your gift card

Step 4: Press on Older versions{#press-older-versions}

Next to the name of the file on the top, Older versions is where we need to click on. You can view the picture below.

Upload a new image for your gift card

Step 5: Choose the older version you want{#choose-older-version-you-want}

A drop-down menu will be shown. It displays all of the versions of the theme you have chosen. Select the one you expect it to roll back by tapping on a datestamp. Afterward, click Save.

Upload a new image for your gift card

Step 6: Optional: Select Preview{#optional-select-preview}

This step is optional. If you want to make sure that it meets your requirement now, you can preview your change by select Preview.

Upload a new image for your gift card

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Step 1: Choose Store
First of all, sign in your Shopify account. Then, choose Store in the admin page.

Step 2: Click Online Store
Click Online Store to move to the next step.

Step 3: Click Manage themes
In this step, find the section called Manage themes and press on it.

Step 4: Choose Edit code
All of the themes will appear for you to choose. Select one theme by tapping on Actions and choose Edit code.

Step 5: Select the edited file
In this step, you will find the edited file which makes you unsatisfied in the Templates directory. After you’ve found it, press on it.

Step 6: Press on Older versions
Next to the name of the file on the top, Older versions is where we need to click on. You can view the picture below.

Step 7: Choose the older version you want
A drop-down menu will be shown. It displays all of the versions of the theme you have chosen. Select the one you expect it to roll back by tapping on a datestamp. Afterward, click Save.

Step 8: Optional: Select Preview
This step is optional. If you want to make sure that it meets your requirement now, you can preview your change by select Preview.

Summary

To sum up, this writing with carefully worded text and illustrated pictures is for you to roll back to an older version of your theme in the easiest and fastest way. Hope that you will carry out this successfully.



Hanh Dao
Hanh Dao
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