Knock knock! There is an announcement from the Bigcommerce team.
A new templating engine has arrived in the market. It comes with full fledge flexibility and clout for your Bigcommerce store. This upgrade is popularly called “STENCIL”. The wait is now over. The most awaited platform is now here to serve all of us with lot more opportunities. The drastic enhancement will now be seen. Let’s get deeper into it.
Stencil is our next generation platform of Bigcommerce. It will work as a cosmetic tool for the users to customise the appearance of the store without coding. In this framework, there are several pillars which will work as a strong foundation for all front store development.
Compared to the previous platform “Bigcommerce Legacy”, there is change in the work flow for the developers. Developer can now configure theme in their local machine as well, but end user does not need to worry as you can still modify the theme via template editor.
Compared to the previous version of “Bigcommerce Legacy”, there are changes in the framework of stencil. There are certain key mechanism for theme developer and the theme sellers.