TLDR: This page describes a completely new product that lets you build a full and independent shop frontend with Styla only. It covers a use case very much different from the other products that rely on including Styla content by an external web app. However, there are also many elements common for the two.
These are the features that make this product suitable for building completely new shop frontends if you have selected your backend already:
The above feature set means that not only is your shop fronend independent and decoupled from the backend but also, that you may develop your new frontend integrated with the existing backend while still having the older frontend online.
The diagram below show basic architecture and actions happening in Styla Frontend. The SSR component produces static HTML files used to render your page content by merging content from multiple sources. You can influence this content directly with Styla Editor (page templates, page content and paths) and your shop backend (product inventory).
The fundamental difference is the use case. While the Styla CMS (Landing Pages, Magazines and Modular Content) are included in content generated by a different web app, the Styla Frontend is a standalone solution letting you build any page for your e-commerce website. The features that Styla Frontend introduces are:
While the basic principle and use case are completely different, there are still many common elements between these products:
This is what you will need to start using Styla Frontend: