Collection list slideshow
This guide describes setting up the Collection list slideshow section.
Use the section to display a selection of collections on a page, arranged in a slideshow layout. Refer to Set up carousel and slideshow layouts.
The previous image shows a Collection list slideshow section on a store's homepage. In the center left, part of Theme editor's section menu is displayed. To set a height for the section on desktop display devices, the menu's Section height - desktop dropdown is set to 80% screen height.
Set up a Collection list slideshow section
To set up a Collection list slideshow section:
Go to Customize theme.
At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains a Collection list slideshow section.
The section can be added into any page, except Checkout and Giftcard pages. To add the section into the current page, select Add section > Collection list slideshow. Refer to Shopify help: Add a section.
From the side menu, select Collection list slideshow.
Select a setting described in the following table.
|In the Heading box, enter text to display as title text (heading) inside the section.
|Heading > Insert dynamic source
|If available, to display heading text from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon beside the Heading box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields.
|Use the following Collections selector options to set up collections inside the section.
|Collections > Insert dynamic source
|To display a collection from a dynamic source, if available, select the Insert dynamic source icon beside the Collections box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields.
|Layout > Mode
|Use the Mode options to apply a Horizontal or Vertical layout to the section's slideshow. In Horizontal mode, the section's slides move left and right. In Vertical mode, the section's slides move up and down.
|Layout > Style
|Use the Style options to apply an Inset or Full screen display style to the section's slideshow. Applying a Full screen display style crops the section's media.
|Layout > Section height - mobile
|Use the Section height - mobile options to set a height for the section on mobile display devices. The options are: 50% screen height, 60% screen height, 70% screen height, 80% screen height, Full screen (height), and Adaptive full screen. The Adaptive full screen option accounts for the size of the Header and Hero sections to calculate the height of the section.
|Layout > Section height - desktop
|Use the Section height - desktop options to set a height for the section on desktop display devices. The options are: Same as mobile, 50% screen height, 60% screen height, 70% screen height, 80% screen height, Full screen (height), and Adaptive full screen. The Same as mobile option applies the Section height - mobile setting to desktop display devices. The Adaptive full screen option accounts for the size of the Header and Hero sections to calculate the height of the section.
|Layout > Max width of slides on desktop
|Adjust the slider Max width of slides on desktop to set a maximum width for slides inside the section. This setting applies to desktop display devices. The default is set to
80% (percent) of the screen's width, and the slider ranges from
100%. To use this option, set the section's Layout > Style option to Inset.
|Labels > Show collection titles
|Select the Show collection titles checkbox to turn on/off title labels for collection tiles inside the section. With this option enabled, each tile displays a text label containing a collection's title (name).
|Labels > Display
|Use the Display dropdown to set how labels for tiles are displayed inside the section. The options are Below media, Text overlay on hover, and Follow mouse on hover. Refer to Overlay labels.
|Labels > Display > Theme settings (link)
|Follow the Theme settings link to access your store's Theme settings > Overlay labels menu in Theme editor. Use the menu to configure Exhibit's Overlay labels feature. Refer to Overlay labels.
|Labels > Always show labels on mobile
|Select the checkbox Always show labels on mobile to always show/hide labels inside the section on mobile display devices.
|Controls > Show current index and total slides
|Select the checkbox Show current index and total slides to show/hide pagination for the section's slideshow. Enable this setting to display the index number of the current slide, and the total number of slides, in the section's slideshow.
|Autoplay > Auto-rotate slides
|Select the Auto-rotate slides checkbox to turn on/off automatic slideshow mode. With this option set to
on the series of slides in the slideshow are progressed automatically. Enabling this option adds a slideshow play/pause button, between the next/previous slide icons inside the section, and disables dragging between slides.
|Autoplay > Change slides every
|Adjust the Change slides every slider to set a time for transitioning to the next/previous slide automatically. The slider ranges from
|Color > Color scheme
|Use the Change dropdown to set the section's color scheme to Scheme 1 or Scheme 2. Select Edit to configure the current color scheme. Refer to Colors.
|Color > Theme settings (link)
|Follow the Theme settings link to access the Theme settings > Colors menu in Theme editor. Use the Colors menu to set how colors are displayed throughout your store.
|Select Theme settings to access additional settings for the section. Refer to Section theme settings menu.
|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.
|Select Remove section to delete the section from the current page.