What is Stencil?
Stencil is new revolutionary template frame work for creating beautiful themes with powerful customization. You can do much more customization for the bigcommerce store front look and feel without coding from admin using theme editor like change fonts, fonts size, fonts color, background and buttons color, styles, header, footer , change banners, blog etc.
If you need to customize stencil theme more in detail and setup new features then you need to download stencil theme on local server and setup and configure it. First you have to study how stencil framework folder and coding structure works then only you can customize it. Once you download theme files then you can edit as per your requirements. Config.json is the most important file for doing all the settings of the theme.You can check below video so you have better idea about it. Bigcommerce team also created Lang and Asset Directories video which explained how to edit those files. They also created video how to add create custom page, adding custom fonts and custom icons so please go through it so you have better idea how it works.
Why Stencil theme?
In Stencil framework developers design and iterate theme locally with full access of all the store features without effecting live store so it makes easily for developer to customize live site/store.
Theme Editor helps to customize the store theme quickly and easily without coding. You can customize your store colors, fonts and number of items displayed. You can also customize look and feel of header, footer , products , blog etc of you store from admin panel. It also stored history of theme changes so you can easily rollback your old theme with single click.
See snapshots of Theme Editor of Cornerstone 1.6.2,
Please go through with Stencil Themes and Theme Editor Video to understand how it works,
Theme editing on local server for development work,
Customizing a Theme – config json
Customizing a Theme – Lang and Assets Directories
Customizing a Theme – Custom Pages, Fonts, and Icons
Customizing a Theme 7 – custom icons
Why Capacity Web Solutions for Stencil Theme?
CWS have experienced bigcommerce designers and bigcomerce developer team. We have 6+ years experience in bigcommerce platform.
We have developed many bigcommerce responsive stores, created bigcommerce addons and also done bigcommerce customization as per our client requirements. Our team have strong knowledge in stencil theme and continuously following latest stencil frame work version.
Our Bigcommerce team ready to work on stencil theme for your bigcommerce store. You just have to leave a message to us and one of our representative will contact you for further discussion for your store work within 24 hours.