Fastest Theme Speeds On BigCommerce – Stencil VS Blueprint

Which produces faster BigCommerce themes.. Stencil OR Blueprint?


We’re happy to announce that BigCommerce’s themes just got a lot speedier! This exciting news comes on the back of their release of a new framework for 2017 – Stencil. For years – since their inception actually – they have offered Blueprint as the sole framework to develop on. Now with this release, we compare the speed between Blueprint & Stencil by pitting two of their lightest themes against each other in a GTMetrix shootout.


Check out our infographic below for some of the details on this duel and what made Stencil come out on top

Stencil VS Blueprint - Fastest Themes Learn more about how we develop on Stencil and see some examples of sites we’ve worked on here

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