# Article page

This guide describes setting up the Article page section.

Use the section to set how (text) content is displayed on a Blog post (article) page.

An example Article page section on a store's <!-- Page name --> page.

The previous image shows an Article page section on a store’s Blog post (article) page. The section’s settings are set to their defaults.

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

# Set up an article page section

To set up an Article page section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select the Blog posts > Default blog post template.

    Note

    The section is available only on the Blog posts > Default blog post template.

  2. From the side menu, select Article page.

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

Setting name Description
Display on card Select the checkbox Display on card to show/ hide a card behind the section. Refer to Shopify help: Cards (opens new window)
Show image Select the Show image checkbox to show/ hide the article’s (featured) image, inside the section.
Show author Select the Show author checkbox to show/ hide the name of article’s writer, inside the section.
Show date Select the Show date checkbox to show/ hide the article’s posting date, inside the section.
Show share links Select the checkbox Show share links to show/ hide a Share list area, inside the section. Store visitors use the list to share links to the article on social media. Refer to Social media.
Show tags Select the Show tags checkbox to show/ hide tags associated with the article, inside the section. Refer to Shopify help: Creating and using tags in Shopify (opens new window)
Show links to next / previous articles Select the checkbox Show links to next / previous articles to show/ hide links to next / previous blog article, inside the section.
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.

# Configure a block within an article page section

A default Article page 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 the Blog posts > Default blog post template.

  2. From the side menu, expand the Article page 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 Article page 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 (opens new window)

  4. Apply a block 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.