Get Ready for the BigCommerce Node-Sass Security Upgrade

Get Ready for the BigCommerce Node-Sass Security Upgrade

Have you heard about the significant update from BigCommerce that could impact your storefront's styling? Ensure you're prepared for the transition on 31 January 2024.

Transition to Dart-Sass

BigCommerce is switching from the current SASS compiler, node-sass, to the more secure and modern dart-sass. This change enhances your platform's security and supports the latest Node versions (Node 18) in Stencil CLI.

Ensure a Smooth Transition

To avoid styling issues on your live storefront, consider the following options:

Free Update for Unmodified Themes

For those using an unmodified Flair theme, updates are available to fix compatibility issues. Simply update your theme to the latest version. Compatible themes include:

  • Covent Garden 2.9.0
  • Camden 1.11.0
  • 22 Savile Row 2.12.0
  • Brick Lane 1.2.0
  • Kings Road 1.7.0
  • Portobello 1.6.0
  • Any newer versions
Basic Update for Modified Themes

Using a customised Flair theme? We can analyse your store's SCSS files and ensure they're ready for the dart-sass transition. Our team will adjust any rules that may cause issues post-update. You can book this service on our website for £375.

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Advanced Update for Customised Themes

For custom versions of our themes, we offer an advanced update service. Our team will assist in updating your theme to the latest version while preserving your existing modifications, ensuring a seamless transition.

Modified Theme Update

Important Notice

The legacy SASS compiler (node-sass) will be sunset on 31 January 2024. After this date, all SCSS files will be compiled using the dart-sass engine. Failing to address these issues may result in styling inconsistencies on your live storefront.