# Featured product

This guide describes setting up the Featured product section. Use the section to promote a specific product by featuring it on a store page.

A Featured product section on an example store page.

The right side of the previous image shows a Featured product section on a store’s homepage. On the left, the section menu includes the following settings:

  • The section contains (default) blocks for product Title, Price, Variant picker, and Buy buttons.
  • To indicate that the product is more Sweet than Salty, a Comparative scale block is added into the section. Refer to Add comparative scales to product pages.
  • Below the scale, an Icon row block is added to display visual representations of the product’s ingredients.
  • The additional Description block includes further information about the product.

For general guidance with modifying sections, refer to Sections overview, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks (opens new window)

To set up a featured product section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains a featured product section. For example, select the Home page template.

    Note

    The featured product section can be added into any page, except Checkout and Giftcard pages. To add a featured product section into the current page, select Add section > Featured product. Refer to Shopify help: Add a section (opens new window)

  2. From the side menu, select Featured product.

    A featured product section selected in Theme editor.
  3. Select a setting described in the following table.

Section setting name Description
Heading In the Heading box, enter text to display as a title inside the section.
Heading > Dynamic source To display title text from a dynamic field, like product Title or Vendor, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Heading box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)
Featured product Use the Featured product menu options to set up a product to display inside the section.
  • To add a product, choose Select product, enter the name of a product into the Search box and/ or select a product from the list. Then, choose Select.
  • To create a new product, select Create product to open the Create product page in Shopify admin. Refer to Shopify help: Products (opens new window)
  • To replace a product, choose Change > Change product. Enter the name of a product into the Search box and/ or select a product from the list. Then, choose Select.
  • To remove a product, select Change > Remove product.
Section desktop width Select the radio buttons Section desktop width to set the section to use the Full width of the section’s area, or a Narrow part of the section’s area. This setting applies to desktop devices.
Media > Crop Use the Crop dropdown to set a shape for media inside the section. The dropdown options are: No crop, Landscape, Square, and Portrait.
Media > Image shape Use the Image shape dropdown to set a shape for images inside the section. Shapes theme provides more than 40 different shapes for images. Some shapes will crop the image. This setting does not apply to videos or models. Refer to Style images with shapes.
Media > Desktop media width Use the dropdown Desktop media width to set a width for the media inside the section. The options are One third, Three fifths and Two thirds. This setting applies to desktop display devices.
Media > Enable video looping Select the checkbox Enable video looping to turn on/ off continuous replay for videos inside the section. If this setting is set to off, the video plays once. Using this setting requires uploading video media to the Products area of your Shopify admin. Refer to Shopify help: Product media (opens new window)
Color > Color scheme Use the Color scheme dropdown to set the color scheme for the section to Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, or Quaternary. Refer to Colors.
Color > Use gradient for background Select the checkbox Use gradient for background to turn on/ off using a gradient as the section’s background.
Theme settings Select Theme Settings to access additional settings for the section. Refer to Section theme settings menu.
Remove section Select Remove section to delete the section from the current page.

A default featured product section contains four (product) blocks. The default product blocks are Title, Price, Variant picker, and Buy buttons

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 featured product section. For example, select the Home page template.

  2. From the side menu, expand the Featured product 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 add block options for the featured product section in theme editor

    Note

    Inside a featured product section, you can add, remove, show/ hide, or move blocks. Refer to Configure blocks inside a section, or Shopify help: Sections and blocks (opens new window)

  4. Apply a block setting described in the Table: Featured product blocks.

The following table describes the blocks inside the featured product section, and their corresponding settings.

The blocks indicated with an asterisk * are contained in a default featured product section. To configure a block, refer to Configure a block within a featured product section.

Block name Block description Block setting(s)
Title* Displays a product’s title inside the section. Select the checkbox Display on card to show/ hide a card behind the block. Refer to Display product blocks on cards.
Price* Displays a product’s price inside the section.
Variant picker* Displays a variant picker for choosing variations of a product, inside the section.
  • Select the checkbox Display on card to show/ hide a card behind the block. Refer to Display product blocks on cards.

  • Select the Options style radio buttons to set a style for the variant picker to Drop down or Button.

  • Select the checkbox Hide option labels to show/ hide the name of the currently selected product variant inside the block.
Buy buttons* Displays the Add to cart and Buy it now buttons inside the section.
Quantity selector Displays a quantity selector, inside the section, for choosing the number of products to purchase.
  • Select the checkbox Display on card to show/ hide a card behind the block. Refer to Display product blocks on cards.

  • Select the Show label checkbox to show/ hide the “Quantity” label prefix inside the block.
Star rating Displays customer submitted product ratings, represented as star icons, inside the section.
Description Displays a text area to contain additional product information, inside the section.
  • Select the checkbox Display on card to show/ hide a card behind the block. Refer to Display product blocks on cards.

  • Select the Truncate description checkbox to show/ hide a Read more button, inside the block. Selecting the button opens an expanded text area that contains additional product information. Enable this setting for products with variant images and longer descriptions. To use this setting, set collapsible tabs to off.
Text Displays a text area to contain additional product information, inside the section.
  • Select the checkbox Display on card to show/ hide a card behind the block. Refer to Display product blocks on cards.

  • In the Text box, enter text to display inside the block. To display text from a dynamic source, like product Title or Vendor, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Text box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)

  • Select the Icon dropdown to choose a graphical icon to display beside the text, inside the block. There are more than 50 icons, including: Box, Check mark, Map pin, Price tag, and Star, as well as icons related to food and health. For no icon, select None (default).
Icon row Displays a list of items with icons, inside the section, arranged in a horizontal row.
  • Select the checkbox Display on card to show/ hide a card behind the block. Refer to Display product blocks on cards.

  • For items 1 to 5, select the dropdown Item # > Icon to choose a graphical icon to display beside the item’s text, inside the block. There are more than 50 icons, including: Box, Check mark, Map pin, Price tag, and Star, as well as icons related to food and health. For no icon, select None (default).

  • For items 1 to 5, use the Item # > Text box to enter text to display beside the item, inside the block. To display content 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 (opens new window)
Pop-up Displays a pop-up overlay to contain additional product information, inside the section.
  • Select the checkbox Display on card to show/ hide a card behind the block. Refer to Display product blocks on cards.

  • Select the Icon dropdown to choose a graphical icon to display beside the text, inside the block. There are more than 50 icons, including: Box, Check mark, Map pin, Price tag, and Star, as well as icons related to food and health. For no icon, select None (default).

  • In the Link label box, enter text for the link to use inside the block. When the link is selected, a pop-up overlay is displayed. To use text from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Link label box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)

  • Use the selector Page > Select page to add content from another store page into the block. To display content from a dynamic source, select the Connect dynamic source icon, beside the Page selector, and then choose a dynamic source to add. You must define sources of dynamic content. Contact form fields cannot be displayed in the pop up. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)
Liquid Displays advanced customizations from Liquid code, like app snippets, inside the section.
Collapsible tab Displays a text area with expandable tabs, to contain additional product information, inside the section.
  • Select the checkbox Display on card to show/ hide a card behind the block. Refer to Display product blocks on cards.

  • Select the Icon dropdown to choose a graphical icon to display beside the block’s title text. There are more than 50 icons, including: Box, Check mark, Map pin, Price tag, and Star, as well as icons related to food and health. For no icon, select None (default).

  • In the Heading box, enter text to display as the block’s title text. To display text from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Heading box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)

  • In the Tab content box, enter text to display inside the block. Format the text and add links using the text editor pane. To display content from a dynamic source, select the Insert dynamic source icon, beside the Tab content box, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)

  • Use the selector Tab content from page > Select page to add content from another store page into the block. To display content from a dynamic source, select the Connect dynamic source icon, beside the selector, and then choose a dynamic source to add. You must define sources of dynamic content. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)
Share buttons Displays an area, inside the section, with buttons for sharing links to your store’s products via social media. Refer to Social media. Select the checkbox Display on card to show/ hide a card behind the block. Refer to Display product blocks on cards.
Nutritional information Displays formatted nutritional information inside the section. Refer to Show nutritional information on product pages.
Horizontal bar chart Displays a bar chart inside the section to illustrate a product feature. Refer to Add bar charts to product pages.
Comparative scale Displays a scale inside the section to illustrate relationships between product features. Refer to Add comparative scales to product pages.
Background pattern Displays a stylistic pattern as a background inside the section. Refer to Background pattern.
Background shape Displays a stylistic shape as a background inside the section. Refer to Background shape.
Sticker Overlays the section with a stylized sticker. Refer to Stickers.
Shape divider Displays a stylized separator between the current section and the next/ previous section. Refer to Shape divider.