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A New Way To Manage Roles and Permissions

Reimagining roles and permissions is no easy task, but someone had to do it 😎

Crystallize Apps

“Crystallize apps” have been released! We are pleased to announce that you can now build an “Application” that can be injected into the main Crystallize App.

Price Lists for B2B and B2C Flexibility

Besides your product/service, pricing is at the very heart of eCommerce. Customizing product prices in Crystallize has become a lot easier with the price list.

Product Merchandising to PDF Catalogs with PIM

Turning your product information into PDF in seconds. Publish catalogs, datasheets, and price lists in a flash with a headless PIM system.

Towards Next-Generation Commerce Platform For Tailor-Made Customer Experiences

Our journey to reimagining eCommerce is not about adding features. It's about delivering core, modern commerce business requirements and future-proofing tech stacks. eCommerce Starter

Remix is getting quite some attention lately, and being in the eCommerce space, it has caught our eye.

Free Conference Website Template

Hosting a conference? You’re already in talks with speakers, sponsors, venues, etc. while planning marketing activities, and you need an awesome-looking website, but don't have too much time for it. Enter the Intergalactic Conference boilerplate.

Making the Switch From Shopify To Crystallize

Migrating from one service to another can be tricky. This is especially the case for a service such as Shopify. If you have been using it for a while, you likely have a large catalog of products and a long history of orders that make even the thought of migrating to a new service overwhelming. At Crystallize, we understand this pain and our team works hard to make moving to Crystallize a fast and seamless experience. With our newly released Shopify migration tool, switching from Shopify to Crystallize has never been easier!

New Editorial Experience for Product Storytelling

We are proud to release our new editorial experience for product storytelling. The pretty view is now officially released. A new visual representation of your products and product variants with a focus on creating an inspiring editorial experience. You also have a dedicated product variant view to simpler manage more complex products. This is our first step in a larger update for a more efficient and inspiring editorial experience.

Fast Vue.js Headless Storefront With Nuxt.js

Learning Vue.js doesn’t require a lot of upfront knowledge (classic CSS, HTML, and JavaScript is enough). That fact alone plays a huge part in its adoption. The lightweight nature of Vue.js is the other.

Fast Search API Service for eCommerce

For many businesses, site search comes as an afterthought, while in reality, if done right, it can be another significant revenue stream.

Managing Stock Locations In Crystallize

You can now manage your product’s stock across multiple locations easily with Stock Locations.

Multilingual Jamstack eCommerce

The ability to offer a personalized, localized experience to your customers fast is hugely important for today’s businesses. With that in mind, let’s talk about Jamstack, ecommerce, and multilingual setup.

Beautiful Sales Reporting With Push Button Export

Export your data with a simple push-button copy-paste to a spreadsheet. Use the sales insight to support better decisions for your online business.

Blobs vs Chunks: Introducing Content Chunks

TL;DR chunks give more possibilities of re-use, logic, and referencing other content. Future-proofing and time-saving.

B2B Pricing, Multi-currency and Discounts With Price Variants

Price variants allow you to build a pricing scheme for your products to support B2B, B2C, international multi-currency sales, or discount management. In Crystallize you define global price variants that apply to all products. The user guide shows how price variants work.

Smaller Images With AVIF for Faster Websites

A few months ago we wrote about using webp in React and its benefits for frontend performance over traditional image formats like jpeg and png. Now there is a new kid in town, AVIF. This image format promises better compression than webP at no loss of quality. We just added AVIF support to our website and saw a big reduction in size. Let’s put it under the microscope.

Structured Content PIM with Products of Any Shape

At Crystallize we are information architecture geeks, well at least many of us. We believe in the natural state of product information and providing the building blocks so you can create the product shapes that fit your products and market. This is the underlying design criteria when creating the concept of product shapes in Crystallize. So you can build a tailor-made ecommerce experience and ultimately sell more products. In any channel.

Matrix Based Product Information Management with Grids

Matrix-based organization of products enables information architecture that is not easily done with hierarchical or topic map-based organizers. The grid organizer gives you a powerful product information management tool to build powerful taxonomies for your ecommerce. Simply manage products in a grid with drag and drop. Easy.

Crystallize Terms of Service Weighing in at Only 38% of Slack's

We just finalized the legal stuff for Crystallize together with the brilliant team at Bull, what a great name for a legal firm btw. We wanted to have friendly and balanced terms of service to reflect our philosophy and customer focus. Slack, which we think is awesome, set the bar at about 5900 words. The Crystallize terms of service count today 2272 words which is just 38,5% of what the great team at Slack has, and that is including the order form.

Over The Top Video with AWS Media Services Integrated with Crystallize Subscription Commerce

Crystallize is designed to rapidly launch new subscription-based digital services. Integrated with over the top (OTT) live and on-demand video delivery with AWS Media Services you have a game-changing recipe. Allowing brands to launch new subscription-based streaming services at an unprecedented pace.

Milliseconds Matter: Fast APIs Matter

Our friends at Snowball recently stated that fast websites drive sales. In order to succeed in building fast-performing e-commerce websites, you need to make sure your API backend does not slow you down. There are many factors that make out the total perceived and measured frontend performance of a website of course. We are making sure that it is not lagging in our API. Our APIs typically respond in around 5ms.