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How to activate Transcy Switcher on your store through Theme Editor

In this latest version, we've successfully made all app functions and Switcher working perfectly and smoothly on all recent Online Shopify themes (OS).

With Online Store 2.0, the recent Shopify update, all frontend features (including Switcher) must be activated in the settings of your current theme.

So the article below will help you some steps to configure App embed blocks in Theme Editor setting in order to activate Transcy Switcher on your store-front.

What is the App embed blocks?

App embed blocks (which are a part of Shopify theme app extensions) let you add app functionality into your theme. For example, app embed blocks can be product reviews, prices, ratings, or interactive 3D models of products. You can add, remove, preview, reposition, and customize app blocks through the Shopify theme editor.

To make Transcy Switchers visible for your customers, you must activate Transcy embed block in your current theme settings.

How to activate Transcy switcher embed block

From now on, you can easily activate Switcher through Theme Editor in Shopify admin just few steps on Desktop or Mobile

Please note that this is applicable for new users who install Transcy app after our newest release (Mar 24, 2022) and using Shopify themes OS.2.0 or OS.1.0. Will keep you posted if there is any news in the next versions.

You can follow the steps below to activate Switcher on your store quickly if you're working on Desktop or just have a smartphone in hand.


From your Shopify admin >> go to Online Store >> Themes
Find the theme that you want to edit, and then click Customize
Navigate to Theme settings, click tab App embeds
Switch on the toggle to activate
Click Save


From the Shopify app, tap Store.
In the Sales channels section, tap Online Store
Tap Manage themes
Find the theme that you want, tap Customize
Tap Edit. Scroll down, tap Theme settings
Click the App embeds tab
Switch on the toggle to activate.
Click Save


You're working from Shopify admin on desktop, you can switch the toggle on to activate Transcy app embeds and let your customers see the Transcy switcher on your store-front.

As a result, Switcher is activated successfully on your store-front.

Deactivate Transcy Switcher on your storefront

Just do the same steps as above on each device (Desktop/Mobile) → Switch off the toggle → Click Save


This feature allows you to enable Transcy JavaScript on the frontend. If you don’t activate Transcy embed block in your theme settings, Transcy JavaScript won’t be uploaded. Thus, the Switcher becomes disabled. Your customers can’t see Transcy Switcher on your storefront anymore.

Similarly, when you uninstall Transcy, the app embed block associated with Transcy will be automatically and entirely removed from online store themes.

For further management or customization for your switcher, please kindly go back to the Switcher setting in-app. Click here to learn more.

Hope this helps you a lot.


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Updated on: 13/01/2023

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