# Rich text

This guide describes setting up the Rich text section to add formatted text, with a heading, to a store page. Use the section to provide a welcome message, describe your brand or products, share announcements, etc.

In following image, a rich text section is displayed on a store’s homepage. All of the section’s settings are set to their defaults. The section contains a Shop now link (button) block with the default block settings applied.

A Rich text section on an example store page.

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

# Set up a rich text section

To set up a rich text section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains a rich text section.

    Note

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

  2. From the side menu, select Rich text.

    A rich text 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.
Text In the Text box, enter text (body) to display inside the section. Format the text using the text editor pane.
Text max width Select the Text max width dropdown to set the maximum width for text inside the section to Small, Medium, or Large.
Font size Select the Font size dropdown to set a size for the text inside the section to Small, Medium, or Large. Refer to Typography.
Text align Select the Text align dropdown to align text inside the section to the Left, Center or Right.
Color > Color scheme Select 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 rich text section does not contain any links/ buttons (blocks). To configure a link block inside a rich text section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains a rich text section.

  2. From the side menu, expand the Rich text section menu.

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

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

    A link block inside a rich text section in Theme editor.

    Note

    Inside a rich text 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 block settings described in the following table.

Block setting name Description
Link In the Link box, enter a URL for the block’s button to use, or select a store page to link to. To remove a link, select the X icon inside the text box.
Text In the Text box, enter text to display as a label for the block’s button.
Button style Select the Button style dropdown to set the style for the block’s button to Outline or Solid.
Remove block Select Remove block to delete the block from the current section.