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Collection list

This guide describes setting up the Collection list section to display a selection of collections on a store page. Use the collection list to organize, advertise, and promote particular collections.

In the following image, a collection list section is displayed on a store's homepage. The section contains a Clothing collection, and an Accessories collection. Each collection (block) provides a Shop now button that links to the corresponding collection page.

A collection list section on an example store's homepage.

For general guidance with modifying sections, refer to Sections overview.

Set up a collection list section

To set up a collection list section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains a collection list section. For example, select the Home page template.

    Note

    The collection list section can be added into any page, except Checkout and Giftcard pages. To add a collection list section into the current page, select Add section > Collection list. Refer to Shopify help: Add a section.

  2. From the side menu, select Collection list.

    A collection list section selected in Theme editor.

  3. Select a setting described in the following table.

Section setting nameDescription
HeadingIn the Heading box, enter text to display as a title inside the section.
Crop imagesSelect the Crop images dropdown to set a shape for the images inside the section. The dropdown options are: No crop, Landscape, Square and Portrait.
Full widthSelect the Full width checkbox to turn on/ off displaying a border around the section.
Color > Color schemeUse the Color scheme dropdown to set the color scheme for the section 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.
Remove sectionSelect Remove section to delete the section from the current page template.

Configure a collection within a collection list

A default collection list section contains two collections (blocks). To configure a collection block within a collection list section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains a collection list section. For example, select the Home page template.

  2. From the side menu, expand the Collection list section menu.

  3. To configure an existing collection block, select the Collection block from the side menu.

    To add a new collection block, select Add collection, and then select the Collection block you added.

    A collection block inside a collection list section in Theme editor.

    Note

    Inside a collection list section, you can add, remove, show/ hide, or move blocks. Refer to Configure blocks inside a section, or Shopify help: Sections and blocks.

  4. Apply the block settings described in the following table.

Block setting nameDescription
CollectionUse the Collection menu options to set up a collection to display inside the section.
  • To add a collection, choose Select collection, enter the name of a collection into the Search box and/ or select a collection from the list. Then, choose Select.
  • To create a new collection, select Create collection to open the Create collection page in Shopify admin. Refer to Shopify help: Collections.
  • To replace a collection, choose Change > Change collection. Enter the name of a collection into the Search box and/ or select a collection from the list. Then, choose Select.
  • To remove a collection, select Change > Remove collection.
Call to action textIn the Call to action text box, enter text to display as button label text inside the block.
Text sizeUse the Text size dropdown to set a size for text inside the block. The dropdown options are Medium and Large. Refer to Typography.
Text colorSelect the Text color dropdown to set a color for text inside the block. The dropdown options are Primary text, Secondary text, Tertiary text, White or Black.
Remove blockSelect Remove block to delete the block from the current section.

The collection block settings in Theme editor.