Alternate liquid templates replacement for the new Themes?

ihnat-s
Shopify Partner
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Many apps and custom theme features heavily rely on alternate templates like product.pre-order.liquid or collection.json.liquid. Which can be accessed with /products/product-name?view=pre-order or /collections/collection-name?view=json direct URL.

A good example would be an autocomplete feature that uses alternate search template, which disables the global layout, but returns JSON formatted data instead.

From what I can see for now, this feature might be unavailable for the new structured themes:

When master_page_id is not blank, then pages render with the master page instead of the theme template, even if template_suffix is not blank. (https://help.shopify.com/en/themes/development/section-themes/master-pages)

Is there any replacement that would allow to conditionally switch the view for the product/collection/search pages?

Thanks.

blimon
New Member
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