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Collections with image ​

This guide describes setting up the Collections with image section.

Use the section to display links to a selection of collections on a page, with an image that represents the set of collections.

​An example Collections with image section on a store's home page.

​The previous image shows a Collections with image section on a store's home page. In the upper left, part of Theme editor's section menu is displayed. The menu's Text alignment option is set to Right. With this Text alignment option, the text for the section's list of collections is aligned to the right side of the page.

For general guidance with modifying sections, refer to Sections overview, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks.

Set up a Collections with image section ​

To set up a Collections with image section:

  1. Go to Customize theme.

    In Theme editor, at the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a page that contains a Collections with image section.


    The section can be added into any page, except Checkout and Giftcard pages. To add the section into the current page, select Add section > Collections with image. Refer to Shopify help: Add a section.

  2. From the side menu, select Collections with image.

    The Collections with image section selected in Theme editor.

  3. Select a setting described in the following table.

Setting nameDescription
CollectionsUse the Collections selector options to choose your store's collections to display inside the section.
Mobile font size scaleAdjust the Mobile font size scale slider to set a font size for the section's text on mobile devices. The minimum value is -2, and the maximum is 4.
Desktop font size scaleAdjust the Desktop font size scale slider to set a font size for the section's text on desktop devices. The minimum value is -2 and the maximum is 9.
Text alignmentUse the Text alignment options to align the section's text to the Left, Center or Right.
Text positionUse the Text position setting to specify a position for the section's text. The options are Top, Middle, and Bottom.
Show menu images on hoverSelect the Show menu images on hover checkbox to show/hide images for items (collections) inside the section. The images display when the cursor is placed over an item ("mouse over"). For example, when a store visitor places a cursor over the name of a collection inside the section, the collection's image displays on "mouse over".
SuperscriptUse the Superscript setting to specify a prefix or suffix to display for each (collection) item inside the section. To remove prefixes and suffixes, select None. The Index option prefixes each (collection) item with an ascending index number, like a numbered list. The first item is prefixed with 1, the second item is prefixed with 2, etc. The Collections product count option suffixes each (collection) item with a count of the total number of products in the collection.
Image > ImageUse the Image selector options to set up an image inside the section. Refer to Add, replace or remove an image or video inside a section or block. The image represents the set of collections inside the section.
Image > Image > Connect dynamic sourceTo display an image from a dynamic source, if available, select the Connect dynamic source icon beside the Image selector, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields.
Image > Image position on desktopUse the Image position on desktop setting to position the section's image to the Left or Right.
Image > Image size on desktopUse the Image size on desktop setting to specify a width for the section's image. The options are One third, One half, and Two thirds. This setting applies to desktop display devices.
Image > Fit image to textSelect the Fit image to text checkbox to turn on/off "image fit" mode for the section's image. With this setting enabled, the section's image is cropped to match the size of the section's text area. On desktop display devices, enabling this setting crops the section's image to the height of the section's text area.
Image > Indent imageSelect the Indent image checkbox to add/remove a "whitespace" border around the section's image.
Color > Color schemeUse the Color scheme options to select a color scheme for the section. Refer to Colors.
Color > Theme settings (link)Follow the Theme settings link to open Theme editor's Color theme settings. Use the settings to edit the theme colors for your entire store.
Theme settingsIf available, select Theme settings to access additional settings for the section. Refer to Section theme settings menu.
Custom CSSSelect Custom CSS. In the box, enter custom CSS styles to apply only to the current section. Refer to Shopify help: Add custom CSS. To apply custom styles to your entire online store, refer to Theme settings > Custom CSS.
Remove sectionSelect Remove section to delete the section from the current page.