Opting in to Stencil
1. Go to Storefront Design › Design Options.
2. Click Explore new themes in the banner at the top of the page to be taken to the new BigCommerce theme marketplace.
3. The banner at the top of the page provides a summary of the new theme marketplace and its benefits.
Click Show More on the right side of the banner for more information.
4. Click the thumbnail of any Stencil theme to be taken to the theme details page where you can view:
- a live demo
- available styles
- features and optimizations
- links to documentation and release notes, and support
5. Click Add Theme (free themes) or Buy (paid themes) to view a list of Early Access Theme Limitations.
6. Click Continue to purchase or add the theme to your “My Themes” list, and be given the option to:
- Apply Now — Immediately applies the theme to your storefront
- Apply Later — Saves the theme to your "My Themes" list
If you choose to Apply Now, you will be asked to confirm your selection. Click Confirm to continue.
You now have access to the new BigCommerce theme marketplace. For more information on browsing, viewing demos, adding, and applying Stencil-based themes to your store, visit our documentation on the BigCommerce theme marketplace.