As I went over in my last blog article, a simple addition you can make to your spree store is adding the SpreeFancy gem, adding an attractive theme to the base store. SpreeFancy is easy to install. Just add this to your Gemfile:
And run bundle after that. Note: I am running a Spree 2.1 store, so I am using the 2-1-stable branch. If you are using another version of Spree, be sure to have the Gemfile pointing to the correct branch of SpreeFancy.
Recently, a colleague posted an analysis about how much time is needed to build a bare-bones Spree Commerce site, which can be found here. As a result, many potential Spree users are very excited: for less than two days of development time, someone can go from nothing to making money. That’s great!
Spree is a great Ruby on Rails e-commerce platform, allowing developers and clients to quickly set up an online store-front. A completely functional store can be built in a relatively short amount of time. Additional customization can commence from there.
Spree comes with a front end theme already installed. This allows a developer to quickly provide a working store with a usable front end. A default Spree store looks like this: