This guide describes setting up a Blog posts section.
Use the section to set how content is displayed on a Blog post (article) page, like the name of a blog article's author, and the date when a blog article was posted.
The previous image shows a Blog posts section on a store's Blog page. In the upper right, the section's checkbox Show links to next / previous articles is set to
on. In the lower right, this setting displays the Older post link to next/previous blog article, inside the section.
For general guidance with modifying sections, refer to Sections overview, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks
Set up a blog posts section
To set up a Blog posts section:
Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select Blog posts > Default blog post.
The section is available only on the Blog posts > Default blog post template.
From the side menu, select Blog posts.
Select a setting described in the following table.
|Show author||Select the Show author checkbox to show/hide the name of the blog article's writer, inside the section.|
|Show date||Select the Show date checkbox to show/hide the blog article's posting date, inside the section.|
|Show social media sharing buttons||Select the checkbox Show social media sharing buttons to show/hide a Share list area, inside the section. Store visitors use the list to share links to the blog article on social media. Refer to Social media.|
|Show tags||Select the Show tags checkbox to show/hide tags associated with the blog article, inside the section. Refer to Shopify help: Creating and using tags in Shopify|
|Show links to next/previous articles||Select the checkbox Show links to next / previous articles to show/hide links to next/previous blog article, inside the section.|
|Color > Color scheme||Use the Color scheme dropdown to set the section's color scheme to Primary, Secondary or Tertiary. Refer to Colors.|
|Theme settings||Select Theme settings to access additional settings for the section. Refer to Section theme settings menu.|