This guide describes setting up the Image carousel section.
Use the section to display a selection of images on a page, arranged in a carousel layout.
The previous image shows an Image carousel section on a store's Homepage. In the upper right, part of the Theme editor section menu is displayed. In the menu, the Align items dropdown is set to Center. This dropdown setting positions the carousel items (product image tiles) in the middle of the section.
Set up a Image carousel section
To set up a Image carousel section:
Go to Customize theme.
At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains a Image carousel 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 > Image carousel. Refer to Shopify help: Add a section
From the side menu, select Image carousel.
Select a setting described in the following table.
|Heading||In the Heading box, enter text to display as title text (heading) inside the section.|
|Heading > Insert dynamic source||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.|
|Layout > Width of items on mobile||Adjust the slider Width of items on mobile to set a width for items (images) inside section. The slider ranges from |
|Layout > Width of items on desktop||Adjust the slider Width of items on desktop to set a width for items (images) inside section. The slider ranges from |
|Layout > Snap alignment||Select the Snap alignment radio buttons to set the horizontal resting position for carousel items to the Start (left) or Center of the screen. This setting applies after visitors move to the next/previous carousel item inside the section.|
|Layout > Align items||Use the Align items dropdown to align items inside the section to the Top, Center or Bottom.|
|Labels > Show captions||Select the Show captions checkbox to turn on/off caption labels for tiles inside the section. With this option enabled, each tile displays a text label containing a media item's caption.|
|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 carousel. Enable this setting to display the index number of the current carousel item, and the total number of items in the section's carousel.|
|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.|
|Spacing > Above||Move the Above slider to adjust the amount of empty or "white" space displayed above the section. The slider ranges from |
|Spacing > Below||Move the Below slider to adjust the amount of empty or "white" space displayed below the section. The slider ranges from |
|Theme settings||Select Theme settings to access additional settings for the section. Refer to Section theme settings menu.|
|Custom CSS||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.|
|Remove section||Select Remove section to delete the section from the current page.|
Configure a block within an Image carousel section
A default Image carousel section contains 8 Image blocks. To configure a block inside the section:
Go to Customize theme.
In Theme editor, at the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains an Image carousel section.
From the side menu, expand the Image carousel section menu.
To configure an existing block, select the block from the side menu.
To add a new block, select Add image, and then select the block you added.
Apply a block setting described in the following table.
|Image||Use the Image selector options to set up an image inside the block. Refer to Add, replace or remove an image or video inside a section or block.|
|Image > Connect dynamic source||To display an image from a dynamic source, select the Connect dynamic source icon, beside the Image selector, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields.|
|Caption||In the Caption box, enter text to display as a caption inside the block.|
|Caption > Connect dynamic source||To display caption text from a dynamic source, select the Connect dynamic source icon beside the Caption box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields.|
|Link||In the Link box, enter a URL to use as a link inside the block, or select a link to an existing store page. This setting is optional. With this setting enabled, the section's text is hyperlinked.|
|Link > Connect dynamic source||To display a link from a dynamic source, select the Connect dynamic source icon beside the Link box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields.|
|Remove block||Select Remove block to delete the block from the section.|