Note

This documentation applies to the current version of Cascade theme (version 3). For previous versions of Cascade, refer to our Cascade v2 documentation.

# Introduction

Welcome to the Cascade user documentation.

Example theme homepage

# How to use Cascade documentation

User guides are arranged in the categories described in the following table. For guidance with using Cascade, 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 Cascade’s user documentation, and how to install Cascade.
Guides Learn how to implement Cascade’s unique features.
Settings How to use Cascade’s Theme settings options.
Sections Learn how to customize sections of your store.
Advanced customizations Guides for expert users about using advanced theming techniques.
Upgrade from version 2 Upgrade from Cascade version 2 to Cascade version 3.
Update to latest version How to update Cascade to the latest version.
Changelog A list of the changes implemented by our updates to Cascade.

# Install Cascade

To install Cascade, 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 Cascade as the search term.

  4. From the search results, select Cascade.

    The theme store search results webpage
  5. On Cascade'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 Cascade, 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 Cascade to your store temporarily, to review its appearance.
    • Buy. Purchase Cascade.
    • Remove. Delete Cascade from your theme library.

    The Shopify theme actions dropdown

Good job! You've installed Cascade successfully.