Release notes for Spark theme versions.

Spark was initially released May 2021. Versions 2.0 and later are built for Shopify's latest theme architecture ↗ called "Online Store 2.0" (OS2). Learn how to upgrade to OS2.

Version 3.3.2— Latest Release

March 9, 2024

Spark v3.3.2 fixes minor bugs.

Fixes and other improvements

  • Fixed section previews within the theme editor to more accurately display content, animations, and text.

  • Fixed custom swatch colors not applying to swatch filters.

  • Fixed product page compare and unit price font size being a different size to the base price.

  • Fixed product page compare and unit price being misaligned with the base price.

Version 3.3.1

March 11, 2024

Spark v3.3.1 changes the order of the theme presets.


  • The order of the theme presets.

Version 3.3.0

February 2, 2024

Spark v3.3.0 adds support for Shopify's visual filters (filter swatches) and some new header and footer options, and fixes some minor bugs.


  • Support for Shopify's visual filters.

  • A setting to choose whether the search on mobile is within the mobile menu, or the header. Nolt

  • A footer block to enter custom Liquid/HTML.

Fixes and improvements

  • Fixed announcement bar being too wide when there's only one announcement block.

  • Fixed popups not being dismissible in the theme editor.

  • Fixed "Social proof" section showing slider arrows when there aren't enough items to necessitate a slider.

  • Fixed product cards showing a compare price that's not associated with the displayed price.

  • Fixed clicking "Add to cart" from "Complementary product" block product cards, when in the left product page column, redirecting to the cart page when the cart type is "Fly-out".

  • Fixed some accessibility issues with quantity inputs.

  • Prevent video embeds in RTE content from being cut off.

  • Update images in RTE content to respect sizes selected in the admin.

Version 3.2.4

December 11, 2023

Spark v3.2.4 fixes multiple bugs, largely related to the "Pairs well with" product block.

Fixes and improvements

  • Fixed address "delete" confirmation not cancelling properly on classic customer accounts page.

  • Fixed hover add-to-cart not showing when reveal animations are disabled.

  • Prevent "Pairs well with" product block from overlapping with the content below it on mobile.

  • Improved slider setting consistency within "Pairs well with" product block.

  • Prvent "Add to cart" button text overflowing when "Pairs well with" product block is getting products from the Search and Discovery app.

  • Allow product block accordions to open when the "Pairs well with" product block is above them and the slider is enabled.

  • Show unit price text within "Pairs well with" product block on mobile when on contrast background.

  • Show placeholder products within theme editor for "Pairs well with" product block.

  • Improved quick add button visibility on mid-size screens when 3 columns selected, which includes the theme editor view.

Version 3.2.3

November 16, 2023

Spark v3.2.3 adds new prodict media gallery options, updates the Twitter logo and share URL, and fixes some bugs.


  • New "Carousel" product media gallery style. Nolt

  • Option to choose the number of product media thumbnails per row. Nolt


  • Updated Twitter icon to X.

  • Updated Twitter share URL.

Fixes and improvements

  • Fixed custom color swatches not showing in "Featured product" section.

  • Fixed some settings showing 'blank' when using the Theme editor in languages other than English.

Version 3.2.2

September 22, 2023

Spark v3.2.2 brings a new layout to the Clean preset, and fixes a small bug in the line item properties.


  • Update Clean preset to be the new default

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix visible line item properties that are meant to be hidden

Version 3.2.1

July 25, 2023

Spark v3.2.1 removes animations from section seen in the new visual previewer

Fixes and improvements

  • Fixed Sections not being visible due to an animation layer in the visual previewer

Version 3.2.0

July 5, 2023

Spark v3.2.0 brings support for Shopify's latest features, Gift card recipients and Follow on Shop, as well as fixing a bug within the announcement bar.


  • Added Follow on Shop button to footer block "Text and image"

  • Added Shopify’s new gift card functionality to send cards directly to recipients

Fixes and improvements

  • Fixed Announcement bar not always centering correctly

Version 3.1.0

May 5, 2023

Spark v3.1.0 brings some long requested features such as sibling products and breadcrumb navigation, as well as fixing a range of bugs.


  • Added breadcrumb navigation to collection and product pages Nolt

  • Added the ability to show sibling products as variant swatches Nolt

Fixes and improvements

  • Fixed product page variant selector not updating page values correctly if complementary product block has quick-add enabled

  • Fixed some templates having duplicated meta descriptions

  • Fixed vendor and type queries not working with filters

  • Fixed rounding issue in percent discounts

  • Fixed slideshow text position 'top' spacing when using transparent header

Version 3.0.1

April 20, 2023

Spark v3.0.1 fixes an issue where first collection items were not visible when pagination was set to infinite on the collection template.

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix issue where animations were not showing the first collection items when below the fold

Version 3.0.0

March 31, 2023

Spark v3.0.0 brings support for the latest features from Shopify: Section groups & Predictive search query suggestions.


  • Add Section groups for the Header, Footer, and Overlays

  • Add query suggestion to the Quick search, which can be accessed through the Search & Discovery app

  • Add Collection items to the Quick search results


  • Remove "Results per category", "Show articles," and "Show pages" settings from Quick search in favor of the Search & Discovery app settings

Version 2.13.0

February 7, 2023

Spark v2.13.0 adds a tweak to the stock level indicator, and a few fixes to the product pages and grids.


  • Add option to use "in stock" status for untracked quantities

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix absent buy buttons breaking variant selector

  • Fix very long words breaking product grid structure

  • Fix variant image not changing in mobile view or alternate product template

Version 2.12.0

December 22, 2022

Spark v2.12.0 brings finer configurability to many image sections, and fixes a range of bugs.


  • Added support for backordering to stock level indicator

  • Added gradient overlays to slideshow, mosaic grid, shoppable image, shoppable feature, video hero, and popup sections

  • Added setting to show currency code in price

  • Added support for image-based focal points

  • Added complementary products block to the product template


  • Adjust breakpoint for carousel buttons to show on tablet

  • Show filtered product variant image if image exists


  • Remove search term highlighting to improve app compatibility

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix collection filters support for chips and swatches with diaeresis in the option name

  • Fix transparent header and slideshow content overlapping on mobile

  • Fix variant option values with the same name not working in collection filters

  • Fix drawer menu child menus being cut-off and positioned too low

  • Fix shipping estimator rendering within accordion

  • Fix quick purchase bar always adding 1 product to checkout

  • Improve product page handling of invalid quantity values

  • Improve home page slideshow loading appearance

Version 2.11.0

November 10, 2022

Spark v2.11.0 is packed with conversion boosting features including a new Events section, Countdown banner section, and adjustable Footer blocks. The product page now includes a number of highly requested features such as dynamic product options, sticky product details, and a higher level of control over gallery settings.


  • Added Events section

  • Added Countdown banner section

  • Added Dynamic product options helping merchants see which products are available at a glance

  • Added optional PDP Sticky product details

  • Added PDP desktop gallery display options: Grid, List, Thumbnails

  • Added PDP mobile gallery display options: Thumbnails, Carousel

  • Added PDP gallery size control

  • Added PDP gallery image aspect size control

  • Added adjustable footer blocks

  • Added heading navigation font controls

Fixes and improvements

  • Fixed Shipping modal opening within accordion container

  • Fixed product items overlapping other product items below if quick add was enabled

Version 2.10.0

October 12, 2022

Spark v2.10.0 brings many merchant requested features and fixes. Including: Mobile font control & Pre-order product templates.


  • Added mobile font size scaling controls

  • Added product preorder template

  • Added age verification popup

  • Added the ability to disable quick cart for easier app integration.

  • Added language and currency disclosure toggles to the header section

  • Added option to product listing to not show secondary image on hover

  • Added continue shopping button to cart template

  • Added purchase flow setting to quick purchase bar

  • Added product limit setting to featured collection, featured collection row, and recommended products sections

  • Added help text and documentation links to recommended products section for use with Search & Discovery

  • Added Quick cart checkout button language support

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix Popup close button allowing merchants to close popups in the customizer to avoid confusion

Version 2.9.1

September 26, 2022

Spark v2.9.1 adds a couple small animation fixes.

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix product page only showing featured image

  • Fix product listing items not showing add to cart button on hover

Version 2.9.0

September 19, 2022

Spark v2.9.0 brings new reveal and interaction animations, and a handful of fixes and improvements


  • Added new reveal and interaction animations

  • Added custom.css file for easier custom styling


  • Update quick purchase bar to hide automatically on mobile

  • Update quick purchase bar to hide when variant unavailable

  • Include varied price into sale colouring

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix WebP file compatibility for the quick cart

  • Fix page transition whiteout when JS breaks

Version 2.8.0

August 5, 2022

Spark v2.8.0 adds section spacing controls and support for boolean filters, while fixing a couple of small bugs.


  • Add section spacing controls

  • Add support for boolean metafield filters

Fixes and improvements

  • Apply slideshow slide link to entire slide when no button text

  • Fix missing prefix searching from drawer menu

Version 2.7.1

July 25, 2022

Spark v2.7.1 fixes a handful of small bugs.

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix product card media not handling video-only media

  • Fix hero section content not centering vertically when header transparent

  • Fix social proof section breaking if caption contained quotations

  • Prevent shop pay banner from rendering in quick-add modal

Version 2.7.0

July 8, 2022

Spark v2.7.0 adds further sale display options, alongside a handful of small bug fixes.


  • Add option to hide sale badge in product listings

  • Add option to show product listing discount inline with price

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix sale badge showing on sold-out product cards

  • Fix incorrect translation for collection Clear filters button

  • Fix iOS requiring double touch on product cards

  • Fix scroll bars incorrectly showing in Product recommendations section

  • Fix TikTok social icon not showing when independently enabled

Version 2.6.3

June 23, 2022

Spark v2.6.3 fixes several issues, including page transition flashing and improved search.

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix currency formatting html showing in price filter

  • Fix missing prefix searching on search page

  • Fix page transition flashes

  • Fix font body letter spacing not applying to parent menu items

  • Fix drawer menu overscrolling if many currencies

Version 2.6.2

June 1, 2022

Spark v2.6.2 fixes a potential issue with mobile filtering

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix situation where mobile filter button may not be visible in certain circumstances.

Version 2.6.1

May 9, 2022

Spark v2.6.1 fixes some currency handling issues.

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix store currency formatting breaking on double quotes.

Version 2.5.4

April 27, 2022

Spark v2.6.0 adds Italian theme translations and fixes a couple small typos.


  • Added Italian theme translation.

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix typo for setting number of columns in the collection grid on mobile.

  • Fix typo in quick purchase bar button.

Version 2.5.4

April 8, 2022

Spark v2.5.4 brings many quality of life improvements to the theme. Including fixes to our Product template lightbox, and displaying swatch values as * text beside the label.


  • Update how the product lightbox handles large images to contain. Images will no longer overflow

  • Added a swatch value as text beside the label that updates on variant change

  • Update surface pickup translation string to offer more versatility to merchants

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix Product template lightbox images overflowing the viewport

  • Fix Product template chips/swatches breaking when variant option name has double quotes

  • Fix Change drawer menu account link to say Logged in instead of Account

  • Fix Announcement bar being too wide when only one announcement

  • Fix Slideshow section not showing on password page

  • Fix Image with text section text alignment setting not being represented at mobile sizes

  • Fix Product template left column blocks not hiding properly on at mobile sizes

  • Fix alignment of dynamic checkout buttons on the cart page

Version 2.5.3

March 3, 2022

Spark v2.5.3 adds a new country selector in place of the original currency selector, along with a few small fixes.


  • Changed currency selector to new country selector

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix add to cart button on alternate product templates not working

  • Fix missing label translation in collection list template section

  • Fix product items overlapping mobile collection filter bar

Version 2.5.1

February 1, 2022

Spark v2.5.1 comes with a raft of fixes, improvements and new features. The most thrilling of which are the new shoppable image sections, and the * optional add-to-cart functionality on product listings.


  • Added the option to enable an add-to-cart button, and a quantity selector, to product listings

  • Added the “Shoppable feature” section

  • Added the “Shoppable image” section

  • Added a new option to allow Slideshow / Video hero sections to use unconstrained image heights - goodbye merchant complaints about cropping!

  • Added option to disable lightboxes within product pages and Featured product sections Added a new product block which allows merchants to add line item attributes directly to their products using a text input (for merchants who offer * engraving or something similar)

  • Added setting to control whether the collection grid spans 1 or 2 columns on mobile


  • Changed page styling on policy pages


  • Removed theme specific product rating block in favour of Shopify product rating app block.

Fixes and improvements

  • Fixed icons within product payment widgets sizing incorrectly

  • Added additional styles to the Shopify Product Reviews app section to better reflect global theme styles

  • Fixed incorrectly labeled title for “Media fit” within the Mosaic grid section

  • Fixed issue where adding a product to your cart through the sticky quick-add bar on the product page was flushing the current cart items - whoops!

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