Pipeline releases

Pipeline theme changelog and release notes

Version 7.1.2 (August 17, 2023)

Version 7.1.2 contains minor bug fixes for product cards and images.

Fixes and other improvements

  • Fixed product card unit pricing and currency selector edge cases
  • Fix image aspect ratios on scrolling promotions and older browsers
  • Show header logo when no transparent header logo is added

Version 7.1.1 (July 19, 2023)

Version 7.1.1 contains fixes related to the app-compatible cart page, product option dropdown titles, and overflowing option titles on product cards inside carousel sliders.

Fixes and other improvements

  • Fixed overlapping titles on product option dropdowns
  • Fixed overflow when hovering quick add-to-cart buttons with carousel product cards
  • Fixed the app-compatible cart page and removed unused drawer settings

Version 7.1 (July 10, 2023)

Version 7.1 adds enhancements to Pipeline including a new video section, and improved support for mobile images, gift cards, and accessibility.


  • New Video section, an inline media player for videos without a popup modal.
  • Added a Shop Pay link in the Footer
  • Shop The Look - Introduced mobile image and aspect ratio settings
  • Gift card - Send directly to the recipient and include a message
  • Added collection link override option to Collection list


  • Styled the after-form-submit captcha page
  • Video banner section replaces the original video section.
  • New and improved font sizes
  • Added mobile-friendly product card quick actions

Fixes and other improvements

  • Improved quick actions accessibility
  • Fixed collection price filter error

Version 7.0 (April 14, 2023)

Version 7.0 adds support for faster image loads, predictive search suggestions, and section groups. You can now add your own sections to the footer.


  • Updated the design of the search page
  • Section group support
  • Add support for faster image loads with native lazyload and section-level image preload settings


  • Improved font settings flexibility
  • Search settings moved from theme to Search & Discovery app
  • Product page price is now its own block
  • Add spacing option to product blocks
  • Add "Collapse filter accordions" option to collapse accordions by default
  • Add product schema GTIN barcodes
  • Article cards now use article.excerpt_or_content instead of article.content
  • Subcollections are now powered by collection lists and metafields instead of navigation lists

Fixes and other improvements

  • No more usage of format: 'pjpg'
  • Display a unique placeholder for each item in a collection
  • Add "Background" option to change background in custom-content section
  • Fix issue where inline add button text was truncated in Safari
  • Fix Shopify loadscript error on products with more than 100 swatches
  • Fix collection scroll to products on pagination change
  • Fix accordion and footer spacing for RTL langs
  • Fix subscription sale price when using recharge with single option subscriptions
  • Switch to Shopify built-in error handling for "stockout" cart increase case
  • Fix product page slideshow draggable with videos

Version 6.5 (January 24, 2023)

Version 6.5.0 adds support for complimentary products from the Search & Discovery app and image focal points.


  • Add focal points to adjust image cropping: press the edit button when you pick an image in the theme editor, then add a focal point to the most important part of the image.
  • Add a "complimentary product" block to your product form to show cross-sells from Shopify's Search & Discovery app
  • Create smart cart upsells: show the least expensive product that will qualify the cart for free shipping


  • The upsell block on the product page now supports both single product and product list metafields

Fixes and other improvements

  • Improve image load performance on the product page with preload tag
  • Faster scroll animations on slow-processor devices
  • Fix potential bug caused by placing a buy button for a different product between the main product form and the main buy button
  • Add dropdown support to the toolbar secondary mobile menu

Version 6.4 (November 11, 2022)

Version 6.4.0 adds quick buy buttons. Now customers will be able to add products to the cart with one click, directly from the collection page.


  • One-click quick-buy on the collection page
  • Options to use quick-view, quick-buy, or both


  • Better slideshow arrows — now the left and right arrows follow the mouse everywhere except links and buttons
  • Improves newsletter submission experience
  • Better load states for the quickview buttons

Version 6.3 (October 19, 2022)

Version 6.3.0 adds quickview to the product grid item, a new shop the look design, and a fresh new design for the blog.


  • New full-width Shop the Look section added
  • New layouts for the product page, including mosaic images on desktop and new mobile sliders
  • New mobile and desktop options to the header for separate menus, images, and products
  • New blog layout with a powerful new featured article section
  • New layout options for images in the meganav
  • New footer design with an improved newsletter block
  • New section for displaying product cards next to a large image
  • New product slider section and updated the product slider design across all sections
  • Redesigned the collection list template, creating new ways to show collections and products
  • New option to show the collection image in a meganav menu


  • Improved the design of the product card with an image slider and quickview
  • The product form was split into smaller blocks for better layout control
  • Typography sizing settings were expanded to cover more sections and blocks
  • Spacing controls for padding and section width were added to every section
  • Site width and grid padding settings were added at a global level
  • Improved the swatch experience on mobile product cards
  • Added block-level content control to the Banner section and the Rich Text section

Fixes and other improvements

  • Improved swatch click experience on mobile

Additional information

Learn more about what's new in Pipeline:

Version 6.2.1 (April 25, 2022)

Version 6.2.1 is a minor bugfix release to resolve an issue where disabling all filters breaks the sort and pagination on collection pages.

Fixes and improvements

  • Fix sort popdown when filters are disabled.
  • Fix pagination load error when filters are disabled.
  • Fix issue with slideshow link stacking order in Safari desktop.
  • Fix background blur behind cart on Chrome desktop.

Version 6.2.0 (April 2, 2022)

Version 6.2.0 adds support for cart announcements, upselling products with multiple variants and sibling product swatches, for showing color-related products as swatches in the product form.


  • Cart announcements - Announce sales and discounts in the cart. Learn more »
  • Add highlighting to Sale Text in the Header menu. Learn more »
  • Upsell products with multiple variants in a Quickview-style variant selection. Learn more »
  • Siblings - Add support for color siblings which allows you to link directly to other products as product swatches. Learn more »
  • New Auto feature for Variant options. Allow short options to show as buttons and long options as dropdown selects.
  • Now with support for custom social icons for niche social networks
  • Added icon options to the product form
  • Now support for true/false options in collection filters


  • Custom content now has an article block.
  • Removed max blocks in logo section.
  • Optimized swatch and radio button sizes for mobile click area.

Fixes and improvements

  • Fixed spacing on last Lookbook Section.
  • Fixed dutch in german translation for Upsell.
  • Fixed CSS compression for faster load times.

Version 6.1.3 (October 18, 2021)

  • Better lazyload performance on "hover" images in collection grid
  • Fix button colors on collection list blocks
  • Fix product form when title and/or form are hidden
  • Add a liquid block to the product form

Version 6.1.2 (October 11, 2021)

  • Fixes Flickity on iOS 15 Safari
  • Reduces CLS on iOS webkit for user with VH based hero sections
  • Adds aggregateRating to product schema JSON
  • Disables slider arrows when no more product slides are available.
  • Fixes announcement bar mobile/desktop targeting bug
  • Fixes wide-logo scaling on mobile
  • Fixes color-aware section padding, reducing padding between color-matched sections

Version 6.1.1 (September 17, 2021)

  • Fixes size chart popup link not showing on select input style
  • Fixes meganav parent links needing two clicks in some browsers
  • Fixes issue that caused mobile slideshow image to hide
  • Fixes vendor and type legacy filters with collection filters
  • Fixes routes on blog tags for article page
  • New global default color palette setting
  • New rounding add to review summary

Version 6.1.0 (September 9, 2021)

  • New announcement bar features including dynamic value to free shipping message, icon column block, marquee, and sliding messages, custom HTML message, and more.
  • New free-floating announcement section
  • New Popup section with newsletter and cookie popups
  • New Flexible accordion section
  • New Upselling "Buy it with" promotions for products
  • New Upselling in Cart with metafield support
  • New Recently viewed section
  • New Swatches in collection bar filters
  • New Size charts with metafield support
  • Added mobile image option for Banner section (Image with text overlay)

Version 6.0.0 (August 10, 2021)

  • New Supports Shopify Online Store 2.0 (OS2) platform
  • New Support for Shopify's Collection Filtering - Add collection filters in your Navigation admin
  • New Includes support for sections everywhere - Place sections on all page types including Products, Collections, Blogs, Pages, Cart and more.
  • New Pickup options for product template
  • New Free shipping message in Cart
  • New Customizable contact form
  • New Gallery and Gallery Text sections - Can be used on all pages

Version 5.2.1 (July, 7 2021)

  • the Bright preset updated for a more feminine style
  • Improved demo content for fresh install state
  • Fix inability to hide video popup in video section (for background video only)
  • Subcollections, improved text/image handling to prevent overlapping

Version 5.2 (July, 5 2021)

  • jQuery deprecation - Greatly improves theme performance
  • New cart styles added, drawer and popup - Learn more
  • New tab collections added to Featured collection section - Learn more
  • New rich custom content on product pages - Learn more
  • New add additional unique content to product pages - Learn more
  • New support added for subscription apps
  • New predictive search feature added - Learn more
  • New page.about custom page template
  • New page.story custom page template
  • Improved mobile layout for lookbook page template
  • New menu-based subcollections - Learn more
  • New custom stickers and badges on collection products - Learn more
  • New estimate shipping calculator added to cart - Learn more
  • Additional icons added to Icon columns section
  • Improved product thumnails layout with horizontal scroll

Version 5.1 (May, 28 2021)

  • Adds support for Shop Pay Installments - Learn more
  • Fixes minor slideshow bug on iOS with parallax images
  • Fixes minor edge-case issues in product grid and accordions
  • Fixes product grid in onboarding layout
  • Improves newsletter confirm step layout and policy page layout
  • Minor improvements to default content

Version 5.01 (November 13 2020)

  • Minified CSS file has better comments
  • Supports Linkedin and TikTok icons
  • Index-richtext has alignment setting

Version 5.0 (November 5 2020)

  • New color swatches for collection and product pages - Learn more
  • New header layout styles - Learn more
  • New add header content. Add images, products and collections into navigation - Learn more
  • New product page layout styles - Learn more
  • New product page variant buttons - Learn more
  • Improved product image zoom for mobile and desktop - Learn more
  • New inventory countdown on product page
  • New lookbook page template - Learn more
  • New FAQ page template - Learn more

Version 4.7 (March 30 2020)

Version 4.6 (February 29 2020)

  • Support for Shopify's new product media formats.
  • Instagram feed decommission. Learn more

Version 4.5.1 (July 23 2019)

  • Add new styles for additional checkout buttons

Version 4.5 (July 1 2019)

  • Add padding and video support to Text columns with images Learn more
  • New location map styles and zoom control Learn more
  • Improved appearance of icon section text links with dark backgrounds
  • Fixed money formatting for currency conversion apps in add to cart popdown

Version 4.4 (June 11 2019)

  • Transparent header options and Sticky header Learn more
  • New icon columns section - Easily add icons with text Learn more
  • Improved related products suggestions - We've switched the related products feature to use Shopify's new algorithm. Here's more about the new feature by Shopify: Product Recommendations APIs.
  • Added support for automatic discounts and buy-one-get-one discounts in the cart. Learn more
  • Added product image aspect ratio controls for collection page
  • Improved all new single ajax cart

Version 4.3 (Oct 17 2018)

  • Improved tag filtering on the collection page
  • Improved product layout settings
  • Featured images on pages via blocks
  • Background video autoplay option for video section
  • Improved height options for collections and blog posts on the home page
  • Update table styles - border and bold only for table head
  • Update look of footer lines and headings
  • Increase visibility of select dropdown on product and collection page

Version 4.2 (July 4 2018)

  • Add Active Merchant payment icons to footer and improve spacing at smaller mid-query sizes
  • Better mid-size media queries for hero button image
  • Remove default js section stubs
  • Better google merchant price formatting, include trailing zeroes
  • Address edge case when accent color is black - better styling on wrapper for additional checkout buttons
  • Increase size of mobile plus and minus icons and prevent menu expansion from triggering a full page reflow
  • Fix bug in video modal introduced in latest chrome version where iframe moves by 10px on hover

Version 4.1 (May 30 2018)

  • Implement the new font picker with fonts from Monospace
  • Introduce per-font sizing to make it easier to adjust fonts with different em heights.
  • Make it easier to switch presets without wiping settings that are not explicitly related to the style of the preset.
  • Switch newsletter description fields to richtext to make it easier for merchants to link to their privacy policy for GDPR compliance.
  • Fix issue with comma price formatting
  • Reduce padding under Slideshow when it is the first full-height section on the homepage
  • Fix issue where the height of a large "image and text" section would prevent the next section from being shorter than its predecessor.

Version 4.0 (April 3 2018)

  • Convert to Slate
  • Responsive Images
  • Add newsletter and map section to homepage
  • Add option to swap image on hover in product grid
  • Add support for new Shopify payment buttons
  • Increase support for third party currency applications by reducing conflicts in money tags
  • Strip [split] tags from product list item and twitter description
  • Escape cart notes to allow HTML in cart notes
  • Fix tab content overlap issue on firefox
  • Add support for parallax effect on mobile
  • Remove liquid tags from JS
  • Fix issue with instagram API rate limiting
  • Rename files to match Shopify tutorials (shop.js -> theme.js & style.scss -> theme.scss)
  • Remove fastclick (causes older Andriod users issues)

Version 3.1 (January 9 2018)

  • Pipeline now supports the new shopify navigation system
  • Additional Aria support for navigating with assistive devices
  • Removed an english-specific link on the cart page that disabled the selectors for non-english users that also had disabled the popup cart.

Version 3.0 (August 2 2017)

  • Corknine Themes is now Groupthought
  • Change numeric dropdowns to sliders
  • Product section now has blocks for configuring tabs
  • Default home page has a better demonstration of the available sections
  • Mobile chrome experience is updated to prevent jagged scroll while chrome hides the URL bar
  • Product page now has the option to add a sizing chart popup
  • Collection template now has the option to add sale, new and sold out stickers to the grid of images
  • The general social settings now has an option to add a default sharing image for the homepage
  • Update the product variant dropdown to use the new has_only_defaults variable instead of the “default” string check
  • Always show the image above the text on mobile version of “Image and text” section, regardless of their order in the desktop view
  • Allow the product image zoom to show an image that takes the full width of the page

Version 2.4.1 (July 11 2017)

  • Add Shopify Pay logo
  • Fix name conflict on matchHeight function
  • Add vertical padding between columns on mobile version of columns section
  • Decrease banner button size on mobile
  • Hide slides while slideshow is loading
  • Remove outline on hero scroll arrow

Version 2.4 (April 17 2017)

  • Escape all text settings
  • Add block.shopify attributes to blocks missing them
  • Add product video functionality via image alt text
  • Allow product description split with [split]
  • Add side-by-side section (image and text)
  • Add logo section
  • Add columns section
  • Add filter toggle to collection mobile view
  • Better alignment on first dropdown in the main menu
  • Top bar mobile improvements

Version 2.3 (February 24 2017)

  • Add a collection grid section for home page
  • Add view all button to the featured collection section on home page
  • Improve schema tags on product and article
  • Remove outdated image size recommendations
  • Indicate sold out items in single variant dropdown
  • Unify aesthetic and animations of featured news section with the new collection grid section
  • Fix z-index on article featured images for mobile
  • Fire variant JS on pageload for more consistent sold-out edge case handling
  • Fix color name typo in dropdown icon SVG
  • Remove return false in Pipeline.smoothScroll JS to allow additional events on anchor tag clicks
  • Show digital orders in account and hide quantity on membership products
  • Add wrapper to collection template text without image for better mobile text display

Version 2.2 (December 15 2016)

  • Additional variant fixes
  • Include a home page slideshow
  • Include zoom on the product page
  • Change form selector to basic class selector — allowing language params to be passed into checkout
  • Update icons to contain left right slideshow arrows (so slideshow arrows can inherit color from the text)
  • Center products in collections containing less that one full row of products
  • Add title to the rich text block — allowing it to visually match the other sections

Version 2.1

  • Fix bug in new variant system affecting stores with multiple variant dropdowns where the first variant was added to the cart instead of the selected variant

Version 2.0

  • Add support for the new theme editor
  • Convert home page to modular sections
  • Change variant code to new system without option_select.js

Version 1.7

  • Apple Pay support
  • Prevent related videos from showing on YouTube videos loaded from Homepage video section

Version 1.6

  • Update Instagram, Google and payment icons
  • More reliable variant-image matching for edge cases
  • Simplify cart link setttings
  • Minor SEO tweaks for Panda and Rankbrain
  • Alow standard nav on collections template
  • Simplify collections list page and footer colors

Version 1.5

  • Add banner controls for image width and height
  • Add parallax option to banner and video section
  • Square crop insatgram photos
  • Add Instagram controls for photo count
  • Add Blog controls for number of posts
  • Move video into its own section with identical functionality to banner and youtube support
  • New arrow style and animation on Banner
  • Add section for optional second page of page content on home page
  • Add option to not open the cart modal when a uses adds an item to the cart
  • Add product thumbnail photos
  • Remove 1px line from below last item on mobile dropdown
  • Update icons to include amazon payments
  • Allow collection sidebar tags to be removed one by one instead of all at once
  • Remove legacy checkout.css file
  • Fix issue where featured product would not show on home page if theme settings did not have a featured page
  • Fix meganav subheading links on iPad

Version 1.4

  • Replace Instagram integration with new token settings

Version 1.3

This update removes Instagram integration due to API policy changes, and releases small bug fixes.
  • Remove instagram integration
  • Load js if fastclick fails
  • Remove english word - more
  • Fix iOS safari scroll on initial page load issue by updating typekit
  • Add default centering on list template
  • Fix link element closing order for theme credit list item

Version 1.2

  • Theme settings updated to match Shopify best practices
  • Headings use separate font from body font

Version 1.1

  • product home page settings mention four product limit that no longer exists
  • hero was locked in full screen - fixed
  • Responsive Imges in RTE
  • remove columns from homepage
  • Support article.image
  • Support new Shopify standard theme settings
  • Support Apple Wallet gift cards
  • Upgraded theme settings for clarity
  • Homepage 2 recent blog posts
  • Homepage up to six logos of prominent customers/news media/partners/vendors
  • Homepage titles for each section
  • Homepage section background colors
  • Homepage cleaner design for page - split into columns
  • Javascript performance improvements
  • Constrain wide logos on mobile devices
  • Aligned: collection text, product social icons, pagination, footer social links

Version 1.0.2

  • Fixed broken links caused by homepage custom section
  • Better vertical spacing for non-white background colors

Version 1.0.1

  • Fixed footer logo alignment
  • Fixed jagged scrolling on homepage
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