Enabling the Pre-purchase extension App Embed [OCU]

Unlock the Power of Pre-Purchase Offers: How to enable the Pre-purchase App Embed in Your Theme Editor

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Written by Jeff Maxfield
Updated over a week ago


Beginning on Aug. 10, 2023 for all new OCU installs, in order for OCU Pre-purchase offers to be shown to customers on your storefront, you must enable the Pre-purchase extension "App embed" within your Shopify Theme Editor.

Click the "Click here to enable it." link in the notification banner to enable it:

App embeds are app-provided elements that float or appear as an overlay in your theme, or add code to your online store without being visible to your customers. In this case, a piece of code that allows for the OCU Pre-purchase popup to be triggered and shown on your store. App embeds can be activated, deactivated, and customized through the theme editor. App embeds can be used with any theme version.

Enabling the App Embed Manually

If you don't see the in-app notification banner, then follow the quick and easy steps below to enable the OCU Pre purchase app embed manually:

  1. From your Shopify admin, navigate to Sales channels > Online Store > Themes:

  2. Click the "Customize" button for your currently published theme to launch the Shopify Theme Editor:

  3. In the Theme Editor, click into the "App embeds" section located in the left sidebar menu:

  4. Locate the OCU Pre purchase app embed and click the toggle to enable it:

  5. Click the "Save" button in the top-right corner of the Theme Editor:

That's it, the OCU Pre purchase app embed is now enabled on your store!

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