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Feature text

This guide describes setting up a Feature text section.

Use the section to display text on a store page, with or without links and heading effects.

An example Feature text section on a store's homepage.

The previous image shows a Feature text section on a store's homepage, with the following settings:

  • In the section's settings, to display effects for the text inside the section, the checkbox Apply heading effects is set to on. Refer to Heading effects.

  • In Theme settings > Heading effects, to display an outline around the text characters, the Stroke > Thickness slider is set to 2px (pixels).

  • To display a drop-shadow text effect, in Theme settings > Heading effects, the Shadow > Style dropdown is set to Full shadow.

For general guidance with modifying sections, refer to Sections overview, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks

Set up a feature text section

To set up a Feature text section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains a Feature text section.

    Note

    The section can be added into any page, except Checkout and Giftcard pages. To add the section into the current page, select Add section > Feature text. Refer to Shopify help: Add a section

  2. From the side menu, select Feature text.

    Theme editor with a selected Feature text section.

  3. Select a setting described in the following table.

Setting nameDescription
TextIn the Text box, enter text to display as (body) text inside the section. Format the text, and/ or add links, using the Text editor pane.
Text > Insert dynamic sourceTo display (body) text from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon beside the Text box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields
Mobile text sizeUse the dropdown Mobile text size to set a size for (body) text inside the section. The options are: S (small), M (medium), L (large), XL (extra large), 2XL (two times extra large), 3XL (three times extra large), and 4XL (four times extra large). This setting applies to mobile display devices.
Desktop text sizeUse the dropdown Desktop text size to set a size for (body) text inside the section. The options are: 2XL (two times extra large), 3XL (three times extra large), 4XL (four times extra large), 5XL (etc.), 6XL, and 7XL. This setting applies to desktop display devices.
Display on cardSelect the checkbox Display on card to show/ hide a card behind the section. Refer to Shopify help: Cards.
Apply heading effectsSelect the checkbox Apply heading effects to turn on/off effects for text inside the section. Refer to Heading effects.
Content width on desktopUse the dropdown Content width on desktop to set a width for the section. The options are One third, One half, Two thirds, and Full width. This setting applies to desktop display devices.
Link > Button linkIn the Button link box, enter a URL for the section's (optional) button to use or select a store page to link to. To remove a link, select the X icon inside the text box. To visit the link, select the Visit link icon above the Link box.
Link > Button link > Connect dynamic sourceTo display a link from a dynamic source, select the Connect dynamic source icon beside the Button link box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields
Link > LabelIn the Label box, enter text to display as a label for the section's (optional) button. To use this setting, add a URL or select a store page in the Button link box.
Color > Color schemeUse the Color scheme dropdown to set the section's color scheme to Primary, Secondary, Tertiary or Quaternary. Refer to Colors.
Color > Use gradient for backgroundSelect the checkbox Use gradient for background to turn on/ off using a gradient as the section's background.
Theme settingsSelect 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.
Remove sectionSelect Remove section to delete the section from the current page.

Configure a block within a feature text section

A default Feature text section contains no blocks. To configure a block inside the section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains a Feature text section.

  2. From the side menu, expand the Feature text section menu.

  3. To configure an existing block, select the block from the side menu.

    To add a new block, select Add block, choose a block to add, and then select the block you added.

    The Feature text section's Add block menu in Theme editor.

    Note

    Inside the section, you can add, remove, show/ hide, or move blocks. Refer to Configure blocks inside a section, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks

  4. Apply a block setting described in the following table.

Block nameBlock descriptionBlock setting(s)
Background patternDisplays a stylistic pattern as a background inside the section.Refer to Background pattern.
Background shapeDisplays a stylistic shape as a background inside the section.Refer to Background shape.
StickerOverlays the section with a stylized sticker.Refer to Stickers.
Shape dividerDisplays a stylized separator between the current section and the next/ previous section.Refer to Shape divider.