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Blog posts

This guide describes setting up a Blog posts section.

Use the section to set how content is displayed on a Blog post (article) page, like the name of a blog article's author, and the date when a blog article was posted.

An example Blog posts section on a store's Blog posts page.

The previous image shows a Blog posts section on a store's Blog page. In the upper right, the section's checkbox Show links to next / previous articles is set to on. In the lower right, this setting displays the Older post link to next/previous blog article, inside the section.

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

Set up a blog posts section

To set up a Blog posts section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select Blog posts > Default blog post.


    The section is available only on the Blog posts > Default blog post template.

  2. From the side menu, select Blog posts.

    The Blog posts section selected in Theme editor.

  3. Select a setting described in the following table.

Setting nameDescription
Show authorSelect the Show author checkbox to show/hide the name of the blog article's writer, inside the section.
Show dateSelect the Show date checkbox to show/hide the blog article's posting date, inside the section.
Show social media sharing buttonsSelect the checkbox Show social media sharing buttons to show/hide a Share list area, inside the section. Store visitors use the list to share links to the blog article on social media. Refer to Social media.
Show tagsSelect the Show tags checkbox to show/hide tags associated with the blog article, inside the section. Refer to Shopify help: Creating and using tags in Shopify
Show links to next/previous articlesSelect the checkbox Show links to next / previous articles to show/hide links to next/previous blog article, inside the section.
Color > Color schemeUse the Color scheme dropdown to set the section's color scheme to Primary, Secondary or Tertiary. Refer to Colors.
Theme settingsSelect Theme settings to access additional settings for the section. Refer to Section theme settings menu.