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Article page

This guide describes setting up your store's Article page section.

Use the section to set how page content is displayed on a blog post (article) page.

An example Article page section selected in Theme editor

In the previous image, an Article page section is displayed on a store's default blog post page. In the upper left side of the image, part of Theme editor's section menu is displayed. In the menu, two section checkbox options are set to on: Show date and Show social media sharing buttons. With these settings enabled, the section displays the blog article's posting the date, and icons for sharing a link to the article on social media. Refer to Shopify help: Writing blog posts.

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

Set up an Article page section

To set up an Article page section:

  1. Go to Customize theme.

    In Theme editor, at the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a page that contains an Article page section. For example, select Blog posts > Default blog post.


    The section is available only on Blog posts > Default blog post pages.

  2. From the side menu, select Article page.

    The Article page section selected in Theme editor

  3. Select a section setting described in the following table.

Section setting nameDescription
Hide titleSelect the Hide title checkbox to show/ hide the article's title text, inside the section.
Show imageSelect the Hide image checkbox to show/ hide the article's (featured) image, inside the section.
Show authorSelect the Hide author checkbox to show/ hide the name of article's writer, inside the section.
Show dateSelect the Hide date checkbox to show/ hide the article's posting date, inside the section.
Show social media sharing buttonsSelect the checkbox Show social media sharing buttons to show/ hide a Share list area, inside the section, so that visitors can share links to the article via social media. Refer to Social media.
Show tagsSelect the Hide tags checkbox to show/ hide tags associated with the article, inside the section. Refer to Shopify help: Creating and using tags in Shopify.
Show links to next / previous articlesSelect the checkbox Show links to next / previous article to show/ hide links to next / previous blog articles, inside the section.
Theme settingsIf available, select Theme settings to access additional settings for the section. Refer to Section theme settings menu.
Custom CSSSelect 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.