Have You Updated to Stencil 1.8?

As a BigCommerce user, we are sure that you already know the platform as an all-inclusive engine that provides you with everything that you need to grow your online business.

But what if we said that there is more that you could do with your store?


Make your website more efficient.


Enhance the overall theme and look of your store.


Optimize conversions.

Where do all of these items come from? Stencil 1.8

Never heard of Stencil 1.8? No worries! Click on the link below to read all about Stencil and the different modifications it has gone through over the years and the new features that have been added!

Already know the benefits of Stencil 1.8 and are in the process of looking to upgrade?

Here are some tips that we highly recommend you follow to make the transition as seamless as possible:


Be sure to utilize Cornerstone when transitioning. Cornerstone gives you access to the latest tools and new features.


If you are a bigger store, try to avoid using themes as it may be more of a hassle to perform all of the modifications so that the store looks how you want it to. It would be more efficient to build a custom website so that the design and layout is a true reflection of your brand!


If you are a smaller store, upgrade to a theme to conserve funds


When designing your store and modifying your theme, look at the mobile version of the site as this will be the best point of reference to see whether or not you are pleased with the site’s overall design and feel

Still don’t know where to start? We are here to help.

Be A Part Of was one of the first companies to become certified partners with BigCommerce and have, since then, attained premier status by completing over 15,000 hours of development on the platform with a current pace of over 720 hours per month in current development. On top of this, we are also certified Stencil developers and have 4 Stencil-specific developers on staff.

Long story short… whatever you envision for your site is what we can and will deliver!

Get in touch with us today and get your Free Consult on your website and project needs. Whether you want to utilize our services or just pick our brains, we are here to help!

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