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WORKSHOP: Optimizing images on Shopify (virtual, live)

WORKSHOP: Optimizing images on Shopify (virtual, live)

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Are you a theme developer looking to learn how to optimize images on Shopify?  Join our virtual, open-enrollment image performance workshop taught by our Shopify performance engineers. This is a virtual workshop delivered live in one 3-hour session.

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Determine the right image formats to use
  • Understand how to write HTML and CSS for responsive images on the web
  • Use Liquid APIs and features to deliver responsive and performant images
  • Debug the common image causes for failing LCP (Largest Contentful Paint) and CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift) metrics  
  • Optimize images for loading speed performance
  • Use advanced testing tools like WebPageTest and Chrome Dev Tools to measure performance and debug image performance issues

Session Details

  • Wednesday, April 24, 2024 
  • 11am-2pm US Eastern (5pm-8pm Central European)
  • One 20-minute break near the middle
  • Delivered live virtually via Google Meet or similar platform
  • The event will NOT be recorded

To get the most out of this workshop:

  • You will already understand Liquid, HTML, and CSS.
  • You will arrive on time.
  • You will minimize distractions during the live session.

    Ticketing details

    You must buy a ticket for each attendee. Enter the email address for the attendee here before adding to cart. If you want to purchase additional tickets, add each to cart separately so that you can enter each attendee's email address.

    Share this link with the attendees to add a placeholder in their calendar, if desired: https://calndr.link/event/rvBfCWoeMH.  It does not have the meeting join instructions. 

    The attendees (ticket holders) will receive a separate email with the virtual event details a week in advance. Contact us if they do not receive this communication.


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    What to expect

    Each attendee will receive a separate invitation to the virtual meeting event which will contain the login details. They should receive this email at least a week in advance. Contact us if they do not.

    To make the most of your time, arrive on time and minimize distractions.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What will I learn?

    This workshop is focused on giving you the skills and practical advice for helping a Shopify store serve optimized images.

    We will cover the essentials of image formats and how to serve optimized images on the web including the HTML and CSS to do this correctly. Then we will apply these skills to Shopify's Liquid API.

    You will also learn the most common causes for poor performance that are caused by images and how to fix those issues.

    Who can sign up for this workshop?

    Any Shopify theme developer who would like to better understand how to optimize images for a Shopify storefront. It does not matter if your theme is in the theme store or if you work on a custom theme. All developers who understand HTML, CSS, and Liquid are welcome.

    Can I buy tickets for someone else? Or more than one ticket?

    Yes! Make sure you fill out the attendee's email address input before adding to cart. You can buy multiple tickets at once by hitting the back button in your cart and entering in the next email address before adding to cart again.

    Do you have a Code of Conduct?

    Yes. We pledge to act and interact in ways that contribute to an open, welcoming, diverse, inclusive, and healthy community. We expect all participants to abide by the Contributor Covenant.