# Footer

This guide describes setting up the Footer section.

Use the section to provide visitors with information, and a secondary menu for navigating your store’s pages. The Footer is typically displayed at the bottom of store pages.

An example Footer section on a store's homepage.

The previous image shows a Footer section on a store’s homepage with the following settings:

  • A custom logo is uploaded to the section, and displayed in the top center area of the Footer.
  • In the lower left, to display icons that link to the store’s social media, the checkbox Show social media icons is enabled inside the Tagline and social links area (block).
  • The Footer’s Menu (block), in the center, is set to use the Main navigation menu and the Footer menu.
  • On the right, the Newsletter area (block) provides a newsletter subscription form.
  • The Shop now Call to action sticker overlays the Newsletter’s Subscribe button. The sticker links to a collection page.

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

To set up your store’s Footer section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select the Home page template.

    Note

    The Footer section is accessible from all page templates, excluding the Checkout, Password and Gift card page templates.

  2. From the side menu, select Footer.

    The Footer section selected in Theme editor.
  3. Select a section setting described in the following table.

Section setting name Description
Custom logo Use the following Custom logo selector options to set up an image to use as a logo inside the section.
  • To add an image, choose Select image, and then upload an image or select an image file from your store’s file library.
  • To edit an uploaded image, select Edit in the image selector’s thumbnail preview area. Refer to Edit an image inside a section or block.
  • To replace an image, choose Change > Change image, and then select or upload a new image.
  • To remove an image, select Change > Remove image.
  • Select the Add alt text link, and then enter a brief description of the image into the Image alt text box. Refer to Shopify help: Adding alt text to media (opens new window)
  • To display an image from a dynamic source, select Change > Connect dynamic source, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)
Custom logo > Connect dynamic source To display a logo image from a dynamic source, select the Connect dynamic source icon beside the Custom logo image selector, and then choose a metafield to add. Refer to Shopify help: Metafields (opens new window)
Custom logo width Adjust the slider Custom logo width to set a size for the logo image inside the section between 20px and 450px (pixels).
Show payment icons Select the Show payment icons checkbox to show/ hide icons that represent your store’s acceptable payment methods, inside the section.
Country/ region selector > Payment settings To add a country/ region and currency, follow the payment settings link to the Payments area of your store’s admin page. Refer to Shopify help: Payments (opens new window)
Country/ region selector > Show country/ region selector For stores that support multiple countries/ regions, select the checkbox Show country/ region selector to show/ hide a region selector inside the section. The region selector allows visitors to switch between your store’s supported regions and currencies.
Language selector > Language settings To add a language, follow the language settings link to the Store languages area of your store’s admin page. Refer to Shopify help: Selling in multiple languages (opens new window)
Language selector > Show language selector For stores that support multiple languages, use the Show language selector checkbox to show/ hide a language selector inside the section. The language selector allows visitors to switch between different language versions of your store.
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.

A default Footer section contains three blocks. To configure a block inside the section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select the Home page template.

  2. From the side menu, expand the Footer section menu.

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

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

    The add block menu in Theme editor.

    Note

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

  4. Apply a block setting described in the following table. The blocks indicated with an asterisk * are contained in a default Footer section.

Block name Block description Block setting(s)
Tagline and social links * Displays formatted text and icons that link to your store’s social media, inside the section.
  • In the Tagline box, enter text to display inside the block. Format the text or add links using the Text editor pane. Use this text to share information about your brand with your customers, describe a product, share announcements, or welcome customers to your store.

  • Select the checkbox Social media icons > Show social media icons to show/ hide icons that link to your store’s social media, inside the block. Refer to Social media.

  • Select Remove block to delete the block from the current section.
Main menu * Displays menus inside the section with links for navigating your store’s pages.
  • Select the checkbox Menus > Show menu headings to show/ hide menu titles inside the block.

  • Use the Menu 1 selector options to set up a menu inside the block. This menu does not show dropdown items. Refer to Set up a footer menu.

  • Use the Menu 2 selector options to set up a (second) menu inside the block. This menu does not show dropdown items. Refer to Set up a footer menu.

  • Select Remove block to delete the block from the current section.
Newsletter * Displays a newsletter subscription form inside the section.
  • Follow the link Email signup > Customer list to open the Customers page in your store’s admin. Use the page to manage your customers’ details. Customers who subscribe to the newsletter have their email addresses added to the “accepts marketing” customer list. Refer to Shopify help: Customers (opens new window)

  • In the Heading box, enter text to display as a title inside the block.

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

A default Footer section contains a Main menu block. The block supports two menus (Menu 1 and Menu 2).

To set up a menu inside the Footer’s Main menu block:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select the Home page template.

  2. From the side menu, expand the Footer section menu.

  3. Select the Main menu block.

    The Footer section's Main menu block in Theme editor.
  4. Apply the following settings for Main 1 and/ or Menu 2: