# Introduction

Welcome to the Baseline user documentation.

Example theme homepage

# How to use Baseline documentation

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

Category name Description
Introduction (the current page) An overview of Baseline's user documentation, and how to install Baseline.
Guides Learn how to implement Baseline's unique features.
Sections Guides for using Baseline to customize sections of your store.
Settings How to use Baseline's Theme settings options.
Advanced customizations Guides for expert users about using advanced theming techniques.
Update to latest version How to update Baseline to the latest version.
Changelog A list of the changes implemented by our updates to Baseline.

# Install Baseline

To install Baseline, complete the following steps.

  1. Go to the Customize theme page of your store's admin.

  2. Select Theme library > Visit Theme Store to open Shopify's Theme Store.

    The theme library page in Shopify admin.
  3. In the top Search field, enter Baseline as the search term.

  4. From the search results, select Baseline.

    The theme store search results webpage
  5. On Baseline's theme details page, select Try theme.

    The theme store try theme button
  6. On your store's admin page, go to Customize theme > Theme library.

    After Shopify adds Baseline, the theme is listed in your Theme library. Refresh the page, if necessary.

  7. Use the Actions dropdown, beside your current theme, to select one of the following options.

    • Preview. Apply Baseline to your store temporarily, to review its appearance.
    • Buy. Purchase Baseline.
    • Remove. Delete Baseline from your theme library.

    The Shopify theme actions dropdown

Good job! You've installed Baseline successfully.