# 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.

In the following image, an article page section is displayed on a store’s default blog post page. On the left side of the image, three section checkbox options are set to on: Show date, Show social media sharing buttons, and Show links to next / previous articles. With these settings enabled, in the center-right of the image, the blog article displays the date, social media sharing buttons, and next/ previous article navigation links. Refer to Shopify help: Writing blog posts (opens new window).

An example article page section selected in Theme editor

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. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains an article page section. For example, select Blog posts > Default blog post.

    Note

    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 name Description
Hide title Select the Hide title checkbox to show/ hide the article’s title text, inside the section.
Show image Select the Hide image checkbox to show/ hide the article’s (featured) image, inside the section.
Show author Select the Hide author checkbox to show/ hide the name of article’s writer, inside the section.
Show date Select the Hide date checkbox to show/ hide the article’s posting date, inside the section.
Show social media sharing buttons Select 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 tags Select 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 (opens new window).
Show links to next / previous articles Select the checkbox Show links to next / previous article to show/ hide links to next / previous blog articles, inside the section.
Theme settings Select Theme settings to access additional settings for the section. Refer to Section theme settings menu.