This guide describes setting up the Announcement bar section.
Use the section to display messages about sales, special discounts, and new products at the top of your store's pages.
The previous image shows an Announcement bar (example) section, displayed across the top of a store's homepage. In the upper left, to display the section on the store's pages, the section's Show announcement bar checkbox option is set to
Set up the announcement bar section
To set up the Announcement bar section:
Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select the Home page template.
The announcement bar section is accessible from all page templates, excluding the Checkout, Password, and Gift card page templates.
From the side menu, select Announcement bar.
Select a section setting described in the following table.
|Section setting name||Description|
|Show announcement bar||Select the checkbox Show announcement bar to show/hide the announcement bar.|
|Home page only||Select the checkbox Home page only turn on/off displaying the section on the homepage only.|
|Display||Select the Display radio buttons to set the text inside the section to Static or Scrolling text (effect).|
|Text||In the Text box, enter text to display inside the announcement bar.|
|Link||In the Link box, enter a URL to use as a link, inside the section, or select an existing store page to link to. This setting is optional. With this setting enabled, the section's text is hyperlinked.|
|Marquee > Repeat text||Select the checkbox Repeat text to turn on/off repeating text inside the section. With this setting enabled, the text repeatedly scrolls across the section. To use this setting, set the Display option to Scrolling text.|
|Marquee > Speed||Adjust the Speed slider to set a scroll speed between |
|Marquee > Direction||Select the Direction radio buttons to set the scrolling text to move from Right to left or Left to right. To use this setting, set the Display option to Scrolling text.|
|Color > Color scheme||Use the Color scheme dropdown to set the section's color scheme to Primary, Secondary or Tertiary. Refer to Colors.|