This guide describes setting up the Collection list section.
Use the section to set how collections are displayed on the Collections list page.
The previous image shows a Collection list section on a store's Collections list page. In the upper right, the section's Desktop layout radio buttons are set to Two columns. This setting displays the store's Bracelets and Chains collections, arranged in two column layout, inside the section.
For general guidance with modifying sections, refer to Sections overview, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks
Set up a collection list section
To set up a Collection list section:
Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select the Collections list page template.
The section is available only on the Collections list page template.
From the side menu, select Collection list.
Select a setting described in the following table.
|Feature full width collections||Select the checkbox Feature full width collections to turn on/off displaying collection tiles at full width inside the section. With this setting |
|Desktop layout||Select the Desktop layout radio buttons to set a layout style for the section's cascading content area. The options are Single column or Two columns. This setting applies to desktop display devices.|
|First collection position||Select the First collection position radio buttons to specify a starting position for collection tiles inside the section's cascading content area. The options are: (first collection tile in the) Top left or Top right.|
|Enable cascade layout on mobile||Select the checkbox Enable cascade layout on mobile to show/hide the section's cascading content area on mobile displays.|
|Vertical space between items||Select the dropdown Vertical space between items to set a size for the vertical space between collection tiles in the section's cascading content area. The options are: Same as theme settings, Small, Medium, and Large. Setup defaults for this setting in Theme Settings > Cascading content.|
|Media > Variation between media sizes||Select the dropdown Variation between media sizes to make the sizes of collection tiles more or less varied, inside the section's cascading content area. The options are: Same as theme settings, None, Low, Medium, and High (amount of variation). If set to None, all tiles are displayed at the same size. Setup defaults for this setting in Theme Settings > Cascading content.|
|Media > Sequence||Adjust the Sequence slider to set how collection tiles are resized, inside the section's cascading content area. In the section's cascading content area, tiles are resized according to a sequence. Adjust the slider between |
|Color > Color scheme||Use the Color scheme dropdown to set the section's color scheme to Primary, Secondary or Tertiary. Refer to Colors.|
|Spacing > Remove top padding||Select the checkbox Remove top padding to add/remove the spacing (padding) that's displayed above the section. Refer to W3 Schools: CSS Padding|
|Spacing > Remove bottom padding||Select the checkbox Remove bottom padding to add/remove the spacing (padding) that's displayed below the section. Refer to W3 Schools: CSS Padding|
|Theme settings||Select Theme settings to access additional settings for the section. Refer to Section theme settings menu.|
Configure a block within a collection list section
A default Collection list section contains no (collection) blocks. To configure a block inside the section:
Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select the Collections List page template.
From the side menu, expand the Collection list section menu.
To configure an existing block, select the block from the side menu.
To add a new block, select Add collection, and then select the block you added.
Inside the section, you can add, remove, show/hide, or move blocks. Refer to Configure blocks inside a section, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks
Apply a setting described in the following table.
|Heading||In the Heading box, enter text to display as a heading (title) inside the block.|
|Heading > Insert dynamic source||If available, to display (heading) text from a dynamic source, select the icon Insert dynamic source beside the Heading box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields|
|Collection||Use the following Collection selector options to set up a collection inside the block.|
|Subheading||In the Subheading box, enter text to display as subheading text inside the block. Format the text, and/or add links, using the Text editor pane.|
|Subheading > Insert dynamic source||To display subheading text from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon beside the Subheading box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields|
|Remove block||Select Remove block to delete the block from the current section.|