# Feature collections in navigation

This guide describes how to feature products from a collection inside the header section.

Use this feature to display products inside a dropdown menu, in the header navigation area, at the top of store pages. Refer to Shopify help: Menus and links (opens new window)

A store's homepage with products from a collection inside a dropdown. The dropdown is displayed in the Header navigation area.

The previous image shows a store’s homepage. The header navigation area, at the top of the page, contains a dropdown. Products from a collection are featured inside the dropdown, with links.

Note

This feature is available only with desktop navigation, and it is not available with navigation inside the mobile drawer.

# Add a new menu item to the header

To add a new item to the header menu, with links to products from a collection:

  1. In Shopify admin, select Online store > Navigation.

  2. In the Menus pane, select Main menu.

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  3. In the Menu items pane, select Add menu item.

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  4. In the Add menu item pane, in the Name box, enter a name for the new menu item.

    For example, enter Seltzers.

  5. In the Add menu item pane, select the Link box, choose a collection page to link to, and then select Add.

    For example, select Collections > Selzers.

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  6. Select Save.

# Feature collection items in the header

To feature collection items in the header’s navigation area:

  1. In Theme editor, select Customize theme.

  2. Use the dropdown at the top of the page to select the Home page template.

  3. In the side menu, select the Header section.

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  4. Select the checkbox to enable the option to Showcase first-level collections.

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  5. Verify that the header dropdown menu displays products from the collection.