# Offset collection gallery

This guide describes setting up an Offset collection gallery section.

Use the section to display an offset arrangement of items from a collection on a store page.

The previous video shows an Offset collection gallery section on a store’s homepage. Inside the section, images of the products from a collection are arranged as a gallery. The gallery’s images are displayed at an “offset” angle. The section’s menu is displayed the left. To reduce the height of the section, the Height dropdown is changed from Screen height to Half screen height.

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

To set up an Offset collection gallery section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select a template that contains an Offset collection gallery 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 > Offset collection gallery. Refer to Shopify help: Add a section (opens new window)

  2. From the side menu, select Offset collection gallery.

    The Offset collection gallery section selected in the Theme editor side menu.
  3. Select a setting described in the following table.

Setting name Description
Collection Use the Collection menu options to set up a collection to display inside the section.
  • To add a collection, choose Select collection, enter the name of a collection into the Search box and/or select a collection from the list. Then, choose Select.
  • To create a new collection, select Create collection to open the Create collection page in Shopify admin. Refer to Shopify help: Collections (opens new window)
  • To replace a collection, choose Change > Change collection. Enter the name of a collection into the Search box and/ or select a collection from the list. Then, choose Select.
  • To remove a collection, select Change > Remove collection.
Height Use the Height dropdown to set the section’s height. The options are:
  • Screen height
  • Three quarters screen height
  • Two thirds screen height
  • Half screen height
  • 600px (pixels)
  • 700px
  • 800px
Crop images Use the Crop images dropdown to set an image cropping style for the images inside the section. The dropdown options are: Landscape, Square, Portrait, and No crop.
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. Refer to Style images with shapes.
Layout > Number of items on mobile Adjust the slider Number of items on mobile to set the number of items to display inside the section. The slider ranges from 4 to 12. This setting applies to mobile display devices.
Layout > Number of items on desktop Adjust the slider Number of items on desktop to set the number of items to display inside the section. The slider ranges from 15 to 30. This setting applies to desktop display devices.
Layout > Zoom level Adjust the Zoom level slider to zoom into/out of the section. The slider ranges from 1.1 to 1.5.
Layout > Rotate Adjust the Rotate slider to rotate items inside the section between -30deg and 30deg (degrees).
Color > Color scheme Use the Color scheme dropdown to set the section’s color scheme 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 Offset collection gallery 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 an Offset collection gallery section.

  2. From the side menu, expand the Offset collection gallery 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 Offset collection gallery'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 (opens new window)

  4. Apply a setting described in the following table.

Block name Block description Block setting(s)
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.