# Image with text slideshow

This guide describes setting up an Image with text slideshow section.

The section displays a series of images with corresponding text on a store page.

An image with text slideshow section on a store's homepage in Theme editor.

The previous image shows an Image with text slideshow section in Theme editor, with the following settings:

  • On the left, the Image with text slideshow section menu is displayed.
  • In the menu, the Image shape option is set to Ellipse to match the image’s circular shape.
  • To align the slide’s body text, the Text alignment option is set to the Right.
  • On the right, the section is displayed on a store’s homepage.
  • Note the Shop for Seltzer button links to the store’s Seltzer collection.
  • The arrow icons move to the next/ previous slide in the slideshow.

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

# Set up an image with text slideshow section

To set up an image with text slideshow section:

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

    Note

    The Image with text slideshow section can be added into any page, except Checkout and Giftcard pages. To add an image with text slideshow section into the current page, select Add section > Image with text slideshow. Refer to Shopify help: Add a section (opens new window)

  2. From the side menu, select Image with text slideshow.

    The Image with text slideshow section selected in the Theme editor side menu.
  3. Select a section setting described in the following table.

Section setting name Description
Display blocks on cards Select the checkbox Display blocks on cards to show/ hide a card behind the section. Refer to Shopify help: Cards (opens new window)
Image size on desktop Use the dropdown Image size on desktop to set a size for the image inside the section. The options are One third, One half, Three fifths, and Two thirds. This setting applies to desktop display devices.
Image crop Use the Image crop dropdown to set a cropping style for images inside the section. The dropdown options are: No crop, Landscape, Square, and Portrait. This setting keeps the image sizes consistent across slides.
Heading size Select the Heading size radio buttons to set the heading to use the same text size as Base or Template text.
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.

# Configure a block within an image with text slideshow section

A default Image with text slideshow section contains two slides (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 an Image with text slideshow section.

  2. From the side menu, expand the Image with text slideshow 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 Image with text slideshow' add block menu in Theme editor.

    Note

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

  4. Apply a block setting described in the Table: Image with text slideshow blocks.

# Table: Image with text slideshow blocks

The following table describes the blocks inside the Image with text slideshow section, and their corresponding settings.

The blocks indicated with an asterisk * are contained in a default Image with text slideshow section. To configure a block, refer to Configure a block within an image with text slideshow section.

Block name Block description Block setting(s)
Slide * Displays an image, within a series of images, side-by-side with text.
  • Use the following Image selector options to set up an image inside the block.
    • To add an image, choose Select image, and then upload an image or select an image file from your store’s file library.
    • To replace an image, choose Change > Change image, and then select or upload a new image.
    • To remove an image, select Change > Remove image.
  • Use the Image shape dropdown to set a shape for images inside the block. Shapes theme provides more than 40 different shapes for images. Some shapes will crop the image. Refer to Style images with shapes.

  • Adjust the Rotate image slider to rotate the image inside the block. The slider ranges from -90deg to 90deg (degrees).

  • Select the radio buttons Image position on desktop to position the block’s image to the Right or Left.

  • In the Content > Title box, enter text to display as a title (heading) inside the block.

  • In the Content > Text box, enter text to display as body text inside the block. Format the text or add a link using the Text editor pane.

  • Use the dropdown Content > Text alignment to align the block’s body text to the Left, Center, or Right.

  • In the Link > Link box, enter a URL for the block’s button to use or select a link to a store page. The button is displayed inside the block’s text area. To remove a link, select the X icon inside the text box.

  • In the Link > Label box, enter text to display as a label for the block’s button. The button is displayed inside the block’s text area. To use this setting, add a link into the Link box.

  • Select Remove block to delete the block from the current section.
  • 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.