This documentation applies to the previous version of Cascade theme (version 2). For the current version of Cascade, refer to our Cascade v3 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.
Getting started Learn how to implement Cascade’s unique features.
Sections Guides for using Cascade to customize sections of your store.
Templates How to use Cascade’s templates for building your store’s pages.
Advanced customizations Guides for expert users about using advanced theming techniques.
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 (opens new window).

    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.