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This documentation applies to the current version of Cascade theme (version 3). For previous versions of Cascade, refer to our Cascade v2 documentation.

Welcome to the Cascade user documentation.

Example Cascade theme homepage.

How to use Cascade documentation

User guides are arranged in the categories described in the following table. For guidance with using Cascade, follow the links in the table or select a user guide from the left side menu.

Category nameDescription
Introduction (the current page)An overview of Cascade's user documentation, and how to install Cascade.
GuidesLearn how to implement Cascade's unique features.
SettingsHow to use Cascade's Theme settings options.
SectionsLearn how to customize sections of your store.
Advanced customizationsGuides for expert users about using advanced theming techniques.
Upgrade from version 2Upgrade from Cascade version 2 to Cascade version 3.
Update to latest versionHow to update Cascade to the latest version.
ChangelogA list of the changes implemented by our updates to Cascade.

Install Cascade

To install Cascade, complete the following steps.

  1. In your store's Shopify admin, locate the area Sales channels > Online store > Themes > Theme library.

  2. From the Add theme dropdown, select Visit Theme store to open the Shopify Theme store.

    Shopify admin's Add theme dropdown.

  3. In the Search field, enter Cascade as the search term.

    Shopify Theme store's search field.

  4. Select Cascade from the search results.

    Shopify Theme store's search field.

  5. On the Cascade theme details page, select Try theme.

    The Cascade theme details page on Shopify Theme store.

  6. After Shopify adds Cascade, confirm Cascade is listed in the Theme library area of your store's Shopify admin. Refresh the page, if necessary.

  7. In the Cascade Theme library pane, select an option described in the following table.


    * Indicates an option that's available only after you purchase Cascade.

    ... refers to the ellipsis icon (three consecutive dots).

Option nameDescription
... > PreviewApply Cascade theme to your store temporarily, to review its appearance.
... > Rename*Set a new name for an installed instance of Cascade theme in your Theme library.
... > Duplicate*Install another instance of Cascade theme in your Theme library.
... > Download theme file*Download a ZIP archive of Cascade theme from your Theme library.
... > Edit code*Open the Code editor to modify the code for Cascade theme. Refer to Shopify help: Theme editor
... > Edit languages*Open the Language editor to change Cascade' default placeholder text. Refer to Shopify help: Overview of the language editor
... > RemoveDelete an installed instance of Cascade from your Theme library.
BuyPurchase Cascade.
Publish*Apply Cascade theme to your store.
CustomizeAdjust Cascade' Theme settings and sections, to customize your store.

The Cascade theme pane in Shopify admin.

Good job! You've installed Cascade successfully.