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How to activate Shopify Plus from Shopify

Upgrade to Shopify Plus seamlessly with our guide. Discover the benefits, steps to activate, and advanced features for your growing eCommerce business. As eCommerce continues to evolve, businesses are seeking platforms that offer robust features, scalability, and seamless integration. Shopify Plus stands out as a top-tier solution for large-scale eCommerce operations. If you’re currently using...

Last updated: 29 May 2024 - 4 mins read

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Upgrade to Shopify Plus seamlessly with our guide. Discover the benefits, steps to activate, and advanced features for your growing eCommerce business.


As eCommerce continues to evolve, businesses are seeking platforms that offer robust features, scalability, and seamless integration. Shopify Plus stands out as a top-tier solution for large-scale eCommerce operations. If you’re currently using Shopify and considering upgrading to Shopify Plus, this guide will walk you through the process.

Why upgrade to Shopify Plus?

Before diving into the activation process, let’s explore the benefits of Shopify Plus. This enterprise-level solution offers:

1. Scalability: Designed for high-volume merchants, Shopify Plus can handle large traffic spikes without compromising performance.

2. Advanced Customisation: Access to Shopify’s Liquid coding language allows for greater control over your storefront’s appearance and functionality.

3. Dedicated Support: Enjoy personalised support from a dedicated account manager and priority access to Shopify’s support team.

4. Enhanced Automation: Utilise Shopify Flow and Launchpad to automate workflows and manage complex campaigns.

5. Exclusive Features: Access to features like Shopify Scripts, which allows you to create custom discounts and promotions.

 Steps to activate Shopify plus:

1. Evaluate your needs

Before upgrading, assess your current eCommerce needs and future growth plans. Consider factors like traffic volume, customisation requirements, and international expansion. The Plus version of Shopify is best suited for businesses looking to scale rapidly and needing advanced features.

 2. Contact Shopify sales

To begin the upgrade process, you’ll need to contact Shopify’s sales team. You can do this by visiting the Shopify Plus website and filling out the contact form. A Shopify representative will reach out to discuss your needs and provide a tailored solution.

 3. Discuss pricing and features

Shopify Plus pricing is customisable based on your business requirements. During your consultation with the Shopify sales team, discuss the features you need and the associated costs. This step ensures you get a package that fits your budget and goals.

 4. Migration planning

Once you’ve agreed on the pricing and features, it’s time to plan the migration. Shopify Plus offers a seamless transition from your current Shopify plan. Your dedicated account manager will help you map out the migration process, including data transfer, customisation, and testing.

 5. Utilise the launchpad

Shopify Plus includes the Launchpad tool, which helps you plan and automate your store’s launch. This tool is particularly useful if you’re rebranding or launching a major campaign alongside your upgrade. With Launchpad, you can schedule theme changes, product visibility, and discount activations.

 6. Customise your store

With the Plus version, you gain access to advanced customisation options. Work with your development team or a Shopify Plus Partner to enhance your store’s design and functionality. Use Shopify’s Liquid coding language to create a unique and engaging customer experience.

 7. Implement advanced features

Take advantage of Shopify Plus-exclusive features like Shopify Flow, which automates backend workflows, and Shopify Scripts, which allows you to create personalised checkout experiences. These tools can significantly enhance your operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.

 8. Launch and monitor

Once everything is set up, it’s time to launch your upgraded store. Monitor the performance closely in the initial days to ensure everything runs smoothly. Use Shopify’s analytics tools to track key metrics and make necessary adjustments.

To sum up

Upgrading to Shopify Plus from Shopify can significantly boost your eCommerce capabilities, offering advanced features, enhanced customisation, and dedicated support. Designed for high-volume merchants, Shopify Plus provides robust scalability and tools like Shopify Flow, Launchpad, and Shopify Scripts to optimise efficiency and customer experience. By following these steps, you ensure a smooth transition and set your business up for sustained growth, leveraging the full power of Shopify Plus to elevate your eCommerce success. To find out more about Shopify our our blog about witching from Shopware to Shopify here.


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