Control Panel URL change now live
by BigCommerceThe URL used in all store Control Panels will now reflect the store's Permanent Address (i.e. store-abc123.mybigcommerce.com). Previously, if a store had an SSL certificate installed, the store URL (i.e. my-store.com) and the Control...
Extend the BigCommerce Page Builder with custom Widgets!
by BigCommerceBeginning April 8, BigCommerce stores will have improved content management capabilities in the new Page Builder feature. This new capability is being slowly rolled out, starting with new BigCommerce stores. BigCommerce provides several...
Chrome's SameSite changes have been temporarily reverted by Google
by BigCommerceIn a previous changelog entry, we warned you about changes to Chrome's handling of cookies via the new SameSite attribute, which affects the behavior of cookies in iframes, and thus affects the loading of BigCommerce apps. Google has...
GraphQL Storefront API Updates - April 3, 2020
by BigCommerceBugs Fixed An issue where product description and relatedProducts would sometimes return null when the product was looked up via a route has been fixed. New Features The GraphQL Storefront API now supports running requests in the...
New control_panel_base_url property on Store Information API
by BigCommerceA new controlpanelbase_url property has been added to the Store Information API. This will always return the appropriate URL for the store's control panel, so you should use it for any instance where you need to link back to the control...
Stencil-CLI 2.0.0 Release
by BigCommerceThe local Theme Editor has been removed, as it is no longer representative of the production experience. To test theme settings, we recommend pushing your theme up to a store and using the real editor. Add-to-cart issues when developing...
PHPSESSID cookie will be removed from storefronts on April 9, 2020
by BigCommerceOn April 9, 2020, the PHPSESSID cookie will no longer be set by BigCommerce on the BigCommerce storefront or control panel.
Certain V2 API DELETE endpoints are being removed on May 10
by BigCommerceOn May 10, the following endpoints will be removed from the V2 API: DELETE /v2/products DELETE /v2/option_sets (sometimes aliased as /v2/optionsets) DELETE /v2/customers This change ONLY affects the "collection delete" capability which...
Stencil-CLI 1.21.6 Release (Supports "stencil pull")
by BigCommerceNew feature added to allow pulling the theme configuration (config.json) from the live store, to make sure your local configuration matches the live store's theme before pushing a new version. This can help catch changes to theme...