For Out of the Sandbox themes: if you are using a version prior to Parallax 3.0+, Retina 4.0+, Mobilia 5.0+, Responsive 6.0+, or Turbo 2.0+ you will need to reconfigure your homepage theme options and sections.
For Pixel Union themes: if you are using a version prior to Atlantic 10.0+, Editions 8.0+, Empire 1.0+, Grid 2.0+, Handy 1.0+, Launch 2.0+, Pacific 2.0+, Reach 1.0+, Startup 7.0+, and Vogue 1.0+ you will need to reconfigure your homepage theme options and sections
This is a one-time process that is required to switch to Shopify's updated theme editor using Shopify Sections.
Using Shopify's updated Sections platform, the home page and internal pages can be easily configured using the robust set of built-in settings available in the theme editor. While configuring and ordering elements on the home page used to have some tricky steps, the setup process is now optimized to be setup quickly and easily.
All of your product, collection and navigation configurations will remain from your current shop as you reconfigure the home page sections and templates settings.