# Featured product

This guide describes setting up the Featured product section. Use the section to promote a specific product by featuring it on a store page.

The following image shows a featured product section on a store’s homepage, and includes the following blocks:

  • To display the Ready to ship indicator, an Inventory status block is added into the section.
  • The Quote block is added to display a comment about the product from a customer, client or staff member.
  • A Specification list block displays details about the product’s Format, Running time, Total number of tracks, and Release year.
  • On the right side, a Buy it with block recommends purchasing two related products.

Refer to Configure a block within a featured product section.

A pFeatured product section on an example store page.

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

To set up a featured product section:

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

    Note

    The featured product section can be added into any page, except Checkout and Giftcard pages. To add a featured product section into the current page, select Add section > Featured product. Refer to Shopify help: Add a section (opens new window).

  2. From the side menu, select Featured product.

    A featured product section selected in Theme editor.
  3. Select a setting described in the following table.

Section setting name Description
Heading In the Heading box, enter text to display as a title inside the section.
Heading > Dynamic source To display title text from a dynamic field, like product Title or Vendor, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Heading box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window).
Featured product Use the Featured product menu options to set up a product to display inside the section.
  • To add a product, choose Select product, enter the name of a product into the Search box and/ or select a product from the list. Then, choose Select.
  • To create a new product, select Create product to open the Create product page in Shopify admin. Refer to Shopify help: Products (opens new window).
  • To replace a product, choose Change > Change product. Enter the name of a product into the Search box and/ or select a product from the list. Then, choose Select.
  • To remove a product, select Change > Remove product.
Layout Select the Layout dropdown to set the section to use the Full width of the section’s area, or a Narrow part of the section’s area.
Learn more about media types Follow the link Learn more about media types to open the webpage Shopify help: Product media (opens new window).
Media > Enable video looping Select the checkbox Enable video looping to turn on/ off continuous replay for videos inside the section. If this setting is set to off, the video plays once. Using this setting requires uploading video media to the Products area of your Shopify admin. Refer to Shopify help: Product media (opens new window).
Color > Color scheme Use the Color scheme dropdown to set the section’s color scheme to Primary, Secondary or Tertiary. Refer to Colors.
Theme settings Select Theme settings to access additional settings for the section. Refer to Section theme settings menu.
Remove section Select Remove section to delete the section from the current page template.

A default featured product section contains four blocks. To configure a block inside the section:

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

  2. From the side menu, expand the Featured product section menu.

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

    To add a new block, select Add block, choose a block to add, and then select the block you added.

    The add block options for the featured product section in theme editor

    Note

    Inside a featured product section, you can add, remove, show/ hide, or move blocks. Refer to Configure blocks inside a section, or Shopify help: Sections and blocks (opens new window).

  4. Apply the corresponding block settings described in the Table: Featured product blocks.

The following table describes the blocks inside the featured product section, and their corresponding settings.

Some blocks have No customizable settings available. The blocks indicated with an asterisk * are contained in a default featured product section. To configure a block, refer to Configure a block within a featured product section.

Block name Block description Block setting(s)
Title* Displays a product’s title inside the section. No customizable settings available.
Price* Displays a product’s price inside the section. No customizable settings available.
Variant picker* Displays a variant picker for choosing variations of a product, inside the section.
  • Select the Options style dropdown to set a style for the variant picker to Drop down or Button.

  • Select the Hide option labels checkbox to show/ hide the name of the currently selected product variant inside the block.
Buy buttons* Displays the Add to cart and Buy it now buttons inside the section.
Quantity selector Displays a quantity selector, inside the section, for choosing the number of products to purchase. No customizable settings available.
Vendor Displays the name of a product’s vendor inside the section. No customizable settings available.
Description Displays a text area to contain additional product information, inside the section.
  • Select the Truncate description checkbox to show/ hide a Read more button, inside the block. Selecting the button opens an expanded text area that contains additional product information. Enable this setting for products with variant images and longer descriptions. To use this setting, set collapsible tabs to off.
Share buttons Displays an area, inside the section, with buttons for sharing links to your store’s products via social media. Refer to Social media. No customizable settings available.
Text Displays a text area to contain additional product information, inside the section.
  • In the Text box, enter text to display inside the block. To display text from a dynamic source, like product Title or Vendor, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Text box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window).

  • Select the Font dropdown to set the text, inside the block, to use the same font as Heading or Body text.

  • Select the Text size dropdown to set a size for the text, inside the block. The options are: S = small, M = medium, M/ desktop L = medium on smaller displays and large on desktop displays, M/ desktop XL = medium on smaller displays and extra large on desktop displays, and M/ desktop 2XL = medium on smaller displays and extra large x 2 on desktop displays.

  • Select the Icon dropdown to choose a graphical icon to display beside the text, inside the block. There are 26 icons, including: Box, Check mark, Map pin, Price tag, and Star. For no icon, select None (default).
Rich text Displays a formatted text area to contain additional product information, inside the section.
  • In the Text box, enter text to display inside the block. Format the text using the text editor pane. To display text from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Text box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window).
Audio player Displays an audio player inside the section for playing the audio tracks and tracklists associated with a product.
Audio player - tracklist Displays a (playable) list of audio tracks associated with a product, inside the section.
Ordered list Displays a numbered/ ordered list of items inside the section
  • In the List box, enter text for each item to add to the list. Place each list item on a separate line. Format the text using the text editor pane. To add fields from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the List box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window).
Collapsible tab Displays a text area with expandable tabs, to contain additional product information, inside the section.
  • In the Heading box, enter text to display as the block’s title text. To display 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 (opens new window).

  • Select the dropdown Heading text style to set the style for the block’s title text. Set titles to use the same font as Heading or Body text.

  • In the Tab content box, enter text to display inside the block. Format the text using the text editor pane. To display content from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Tab content box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window).

  • Use the selector Tab content from page > Select page to add content from another store page into the block. To display content from a dynamic source, select the Connect dynamic source icon, beside the selector, and then choose a dynamic source to add. You must define sources of dynamic content. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)

  • Select the Icon dropdown to choose a graphical icon to display beside the block’s title text. There are 26 icons, including: Box, Check mark, Map pin, Price tag, and Star. For no icon, select None (default).
Icon list Displays a list of items with icons, inside the section.
  • In the Heading box, enter text to display as the block’s title. To display content 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 (opens new window).

  • Select the Text color dropdown to set a color for text inside the block to Text or Secondary.

  • For list items 1 to 5, use the Item # > Text box to enter text to display beside the item, inside the block. To display content from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Text box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window).

  • For list items 1 to 5, select the dropdown Item # > Icon to choose a graphical icon to display beside the item’s text, inside the block. There are 26 icons, including: Box, Check mark, Map pin, Price tag, and Star. For no icon, select None (default).
Pop-up Displays a pop-up overlay to contain additional product information, inside the section.
  • Select the Icon dropdown to choose a graphical icon to display beside the text, inside the block. There are 26 icons, including: Box, Check mark, Map pin, Price tag, and Star. For no icon, select None (default).

  • In the Link label box, enter label text for the link to use inside the block. When the link is selected, a pop-up overlay is displayed. To use text from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Link label box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)

  • Use the selector Page > Select page to add content from another store page into the block. To display content from a dynamic source, select the Connect dynamic source icon, beside the Page selector, and then choose a dynamic source to add. You must define sources of dynamic content. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window).

  • Select the Text color dropdown to set the color for text inside block to Text or Secondary.
Location inventory status Displays the quantity of a product that’s available in each inventory location, inside the section.
Specification list Displays a “glossary of terms” style list inside the section.
  • In the Heading box, enter text to display as the block’s title. To display content 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 (opens new window).

  • Select the Label text color dropdown to set a color for text inside the block to Text or Secondary.

  • For items 1 to 5, use the Item # > Label box to enter text to display as the item’s label text (prefix), inside the block. To display content from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Label box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window).

  • For items 1 to 5, use the Item # > Text box to enter (suffix) text to display beside the label, inside the block. To display content from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Text box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window).
Quote Displays a text area inside the section to contain a comment/ quote about a product from a customer, client or staff member.
  • Select the dropdown Text style to set the block’s text to use the same font style as Heading or Body text.

  • Select the Text size dropdown to set a size for text inside the block. The options are: S = small, M = medium, M/ desktop L = medium on smaller displays and large on desktop displays, M/ desktop XL = medium on smaller displays and extra large on desktop displays, and M/ desktop 2XL = medium on smaller displays and extra large x 2 on desktop displays.

  • In the Quote box, enter text to display as a quote inside the block. Format the text using the text editor pane. To display text from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Quote box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window).

  • In the Source box, enter a name to display inside the block as the source of the quote. To display text from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Quote box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window).
Inventory status Displays a text indicator of a product’s availability, inside the section.
  • Adjust the Low inventory threshold slider to set a value between 0 and 20. When the in-stock quantity of a product is greater than the slider value, the text Ready to ship is displayed inside the block. Otherwise, the text Only n in stock is displayed inside the block. n is the in-stock quantity of the product.
Buy it with Displays recommendations for products related to the current product, inside the section.
  • In the Heading box, enter text to display as the block’s title. To display 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 (opens new window).

  • Select the dropdown Heading text style to set the style for the block’s title text. Set the title to use the same font as Heading or Body text.

  • For Product 1 and Product 2, use the following menu selector options to set up products to display inside the block.

    • To add a product, choose Select product, enter the name of a product into the Search box and/ or select a product from the list. Then, choose Select.
    • To create a new product, select Create product to open the Create product page in Shopify admin. Refer to Shopify help: Products (opens new window).
    • To replace a product, choose Change > Change product. Enter the name of a product into the Search box and/ or select a product from the list. Then, choose Select.
    • To remove a product, select Change > Remove product.

  • For Product 1 and Product 2, to display products from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Product 1/ 2 box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window).
HTML Displays custom HTML inside the section. In the HTML box, enter custom HTML to display inside the block.