This guide describes setting up the Popup section.
Use the section to display a small temporary window over your store's pages. The popup is typically used to contain promotional and advertising messages for your store's visitors.
In the previous video, on the right, the Popup section menu is displayed in Theme editor. Inside the menu, the Enable popup checkbox option is toggled
off to show/hide the Popup section on the store's home page.
Set up the popup section
To set up your store's Popup section:
Go to Customize theme.
In Theme editor, at the top of the page, use the dropdown to select the Home page.
The section is accessible from all pages, excluding the Checkout, Password, and Gift card pages.
From the side menu, select Popup.
Select a section setting described in the following table.
|Section setting name
|Select the Enable popup checkbox to show/hide the section.
|Adjust the Delay slider to set a delay between
30s (seconds) before the section appears on a page. Changes to the delay time cannot be previewed from inside Theme editor. Visit your store's home page in a web browser to preview your adjustments.
|Adjust the Frequency slider to set the number of days before a closed popup reappears. The minimum slider value is
2d (days) and the maximum is
|Content > Image
|Use the following Content > Image selector options to set up an image inside the section. The image is not displayed on mobile devices. Use the Image selector options to set up an image inside the section. Refer to Edit an image inside a section or block.
|Content > Image > Connect dynamic source
|To 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.
|Content > Image position
|Select the Image position radio buttons to position the image to the Left or Right, inside the section.
|Content > Heading
|In the Heading box, enter text to display as a title inside the section.
|Content > Text
|In the Text box, enter (body) text to display inside the section. Format the text and add links using the Text editor pane.
|Content > Text > Connect dynamic source
|To display text from a dynamic source, if available, select the Connect dynamic source icon beside the Text box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields.
|Content > Call to action
|Select the Call to action radio buttons to set the type of prompt to display inside the section. The options are Newsletter signup or Button. Inside the section, Newsletter signup prompts visitors to subscribe to your store's newsletter. Subscribers' email addresses are added to your store's "accepts marketing" list. To manage your customers' details, follow the customers list link to the Customers page in your store's admin. Refer to Shopify help: Managing customers. The Button option adds a button inside the section.
|Content > Button link
|In the Link box, enter a URL or select a link to store page. The link is displayed inside the section. To remove a link, select the X icon inside the Link box. To use the link, set the Call to action option to Button.
|Content > Button link > Connect dynamic source
|To display a link from a dynamic source, if available, select the Connect dynamic source icon beside the Button link box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields.
|Content > Button text
|In the Button text box, enter text to display as a button label inside the section. To use the label, set the Call to action option to Button.
|Select 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.