Blog - grid
This guide describes setting up the Blog - grid section.
Use the section to set how blog posts are displayed, and arranged in a grid layout, on pages created from the (blog) Grid template.
The previous image shows a Blog - grid section on a store's (blog) Grid page. In the section's settings, on the left, the Show author checkbox option is set to hide the name of each blog article's writer, inside the section. Typically, the author names are displayed above the posting date for each blog article. In the previous image, the author names are not displayed inside the section.
Set up a blog - grid section
To set up a Blog - grid section:
Go to Customize theme.
In Theme editor, at the top of the page, use the dropdown to select Blogs > Grid.
From the side menu, select Blog - grid.
Select a section setting described in the following table.
Section setting name|
Maximum number of posts per page|
Adjust the slider Maximum number of posts per page to set the maximum number of blog posts (articles) to display inside the section. The slider values range from 6
Enable filtering by tag|
Select the checkbox Enable filtering by tag to show/hide the blog post filtering options inside the section. With this setting enabled, visitors can select a range of articles, within a blog, by using article tags as filtering criteria. Refer to Shopify help: Creating and using tags in Shopify.|
Show RSS link|
Select the checkbox Show RSS link to show/hide a link for Really Simple Syndication inside the section. Refer to Shopify help: Invite customers to subscribe to your blog.|
Articles > Image crop|
Use the Image crop dropdown to set a (cropping) shape for images inside the section's blog post tiles. The dropdown options are No crop, Portrait, Square, and Landscape.|
Articles > Show author|
Select the Show author checkbox to show/hide the name of each blog article's writer, inside the section.|
Articles > Show date|
Select the Show date checkbox to show/hide each blog article's posting date, inside the section.|
Articles > Show excerpt|
Select the checkbox Show excerpt to show/hide a summary of each blog article, inside the section|
Articles > Show comment count|
Select the checkbox Show comment count to show/hide the total number of comments associated with each blog article, inside the section. The comment count displays only if comments are enabled for the blog, and the blog article has comments.|
Articles > Show tags|
Select the Show tags checkbox to show/hide tags associated with each blog article, inside the section. Refer to Shopify help: Creating and using tags in Shopify.|
Articles > Show "Read more" text|
Select the checkbox Show read more text to show/hide a Read more button for each blog article, inside the section. Store visitors select the button to access a full blog article.|
Color > Color scheme|
Use the Color scheme options to select a color scheme for the section. Refer to Colors.|
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.|