Developer Early Access participants: To continue receiving Stencil updates, please reinstall Stencil using our new open-source distribution, as described here.

Stencil support has moved to the BigCommerce Developer Portal's unified Help and Support page.

Stencil's theme and front-end development features include:
  • Logic-based templates, using the Handlebars templating language
  • Page-specific resource definition, using YAML-style front matter
  • Rich front-end development, driven by JavaScript event hooks
  • Local development tools, to develop themes without disrupting live stores