After our developer followed a combination of these two articles (1 & 2) to help us split test our live Shopify theme with one in preview where he coded the edits, we've ran into the issue that the preview bar indicator appears in checkout. We were able to successfully hide it on the main site (homepage, pdp, etc.).
We've received various answers from support including:
- not possible
- can't edit that because of compliance restrictions
- use an individual's timed testing tool (which we're very against for various reasons - it switches which theme is published ~daily)
- upgrade to shopify plus
- to comment here on the forums
Now unfortunately the change we'd like to make is too complicated for VWO's A/B visual editor, which is why we'd like to split test/redirect test.
Changes we're making:
Our developer has said he's tried the following and both don't work on checkout:
I'm not technical, but these were some of my ideas:
I also thought Shopify could disable it on their end for us like they disable captchas on forms but chat support was unable to find out.
Please let us know if you've split-tested themes before and how you've gone about it or are able to help with the issues we're running into.
Thank you in advance,
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