# Introduction

Welcome to the Shapes user documentation.

Example theme homepage

# How to use Shapes documentation

User guides are arranged in the categories described in the following table. For guidance with using Shapes, follow the links in the table or select a user guide from the left side menu.

Category name Description
Introduction (the current page) An overview of Shapes’s user documentation, and how to install Shapes.
Guides Learn how to implement Shapes’ unique features.
Style blocks Use Shapes’ blocks to customize your store.
Settings How to use Shapes’ Theme settings options.
Sections Learn how to customize sections of your store.
Advanced customizations Guides for expert users about using advanced theming techniques.
Update to latest version How to update Shapes to the latest version.
Changelog A list of the changes implemented by our updates to Shapes.

# Install Shapes

To install Shapes, complete the following steps.

  1. Go to the Customize theme page of your store's admin.

  2. Select Theme library > Visit Theme Store to open Shopify's Theme Store.

    The theme library page in Shopify admin.
  3. In the top Search field, enter Shapes as the search term.

  4. From the search results, select Shapes.

    The theme store search results webpage
  5. On Shapes's theme details page, select Try theme.

    The theme store try theme button
  6. On your store's admin page, go to Customize theme > Theme library.

    After Shopify adds Shapes, the theme is listed in your Theme library. Refresh the page, if necessary.

  7. Use the Actions dropdown, beside your current theme, to select one of the following options.

    • Preview. Apply Shapes to your store temporarily, to review its appearance.
    • Buy. Purchase Shapes.
    • Remove. Delete Shapes from your theme library.

    The Shopify theme actions dropdown

Good job! You've installed Shapes successfully.