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This guide describes the Theme settings > Cart menu options.

Use the settings to specify how customers purchase products on your store's Cart page. Refer to Shopify help: Cart page

The previous video shows a store's product page. In the Theme settings > Cart menu, on the left side, the Cart type option is changed from Page to Drawer. When the Add to cart button is selected, the cart opens on the current page within a side element called a drawer (on the right side).

For general guidance with adjusting a theme setting, refer to Settings overview and Shopify help: Theme settings.

Set up your store's cart

To set up your store's cart:

  1. Go to Theme settings > Cart.

    The Theme setting's Cart menu in Theme editor

  2. Select a setting described in the following table.

Setting nameDescription
Cart > Cart typeUse the Cart type options to set the cart to display as a Drawer or Page, when the Add to cart button is selected. With this option set to Drawer, the cart displays on the current page inside a drawer. To turn off this functionality, and redirect visitors to the cart page, select the Page option.
Cart > Enable additional checkout buttonsSelect the checkbox Enable additional checkout buttons to show/ hide buttons on your store's cart page. You can use buttons on your cart page or on the checkout page, but not both.
Cart > Open cart when product is addedUse the checkbox Open cart when product is added to show/ hide a cart drawer. The drawer opens whenever a customer adds a product to the cart. This feature only works when cart type is set to Drawer.
Icon > IconUse the Icon options to choose an icon to represent the cart. The options are: Cart or Bag.
Icon > Enable cart notesUse the Enable cart notes checkbox to show/ hide a text box that allows customers to add a note before they proceed to the checkout page.
Icon > Show product vendorSelect the Show product vendor checkbox to show/ hide the names of product vendors on the cart page.
Icon > Cart drawer color schemeUse the Cart drawer color scheme options to set the color scheme for the cart drawer. The options are: Primary, Secondary or Tertiary. Refer to Colors.