Blog - grid
This guide describes setting up the Blog - grid section.
Use the section to set how blog posts are displayed, and arranged in a grid layout, on pages created from the (blog) Grid template.
The previous image shows a Blog - grid section on a store's (blog) Grid page. In the section's settings, on the left, the Show author checkbox option is set to hide the name of each blog article's writer, inside the section. Typically, the author names are displayed above the posting date for each blog article. In the previous image, the author names are not displayed inside the section.
For general guidance with modifying sections, refer to Sections overview, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks
Set up a blog - grid section
To set up a Blog - grid section:
Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select the Blogs > Grid template.
The section is available only on the Blogs > Grid page.
To add Content sections into the current page, select Add section, from the side menu, and then choose a section to add. Refer to Shopify help: Add a section
From the side menu, select Blog - grid.
Select a section setting described in the following table.
|Section setting name||Description|
|Maximum number of posts per page||Adjust the slider Maximum number of posts per page to set the maximum number of blog posts (articles) to display inside the section. The slider values range from |
|Enable filtering by tag||Select the checkbox Enable filtering by tag to show/hide the blog post filtering options inside the section. With this setting enabled, visitors can select a range of articles, within a blog, by using article tags as filtering criteria. Refer to Shopify help: Creating and using tags in Shopify|
|Show RSS link||Select the checkbox Show RSS link to show/hide a link for Really Simple Syndication inside the section. Refer to Shopify help: Invite customers to subscribe to your blog|
|Articles > Image crop||Use the Image crop dropdown to set a (cropping) shape for images inside the section's blog post tiles. The dropdown options are No crop, Portrait, Square, and Landscape.|
|Articles > Show author||Select the Show author checkbox to show/hide the name of each blog article's writer, inside the section.|
|Articles > Show date||Select the Show date checkbox to show/hide each blog article's posting date, inside the section.|
|Articles > Show excerpt||Select the checkbox Show excerpt to show/hide a summary of each blog article, inside the section|
|Articles > Show comment count||Select the checkbox Show comment count to show/hide the total number of comments associated with each blog article, inside the section. The comment count displays only if comments are enabled for the blog, and the blog article has comments.|
|Articles > Show tags||Select the Show tags checkbox to show/hide tags associated with each blog article, inside the section. Refer to Shopify help: Creating and using tags in Shopify|
|Articles > Show "Read more" text||Select the checkbox Show read more text to show/hide a Read more button for each blog article, inside the section. Store visitors select the button to access a full blog article.|
|Color > Color scheme||Use the Color scheme dropdown to set the section's color scheme to Primary, Secondary or Tertiary. Refer to Colors.|