# Cart

This guide describes the Theme settings > Cart menu options to set how customers purchase products on your store’s cart page. Refer to Shopify help: Cart page (opens new window).

A store's product page with example Cart menu options in Theme settings.

The previous image shows a store’s product page with a product added into the cart (on the right side of the image). When the Add to cart button is selected, the cart opens on the current store page inside a side element called a modal. To set up the modal cart-type, in the Theme settings > Cart menu, on the left side, the following options are set:

  • The Cart type dropdown option is set to Modal.
  • The checkbox Open modal when product is added to cart is enabled.

For general guidance with adjusting a theme setting, refer to Settings overview and Shopify help: Theme settings (opens new window).

# Set up your store’s cart

To set up your store’s cart:

  1. Go to Theme settings > Cart.

    The Cart menu in Theme settings.
  2. Select a setting described in the following table.

Setting name Description
Icon Use the Icon dropdown to choose an icon to represent the cart as a Cart or Bag.
Enable cart notes Select the checkbox Enable cart notes to show/ hide a text box that allows customers to add a note before they proceed to the checkout page.
Enable accelerated checkout buttons Select the checkbox Enable accelerated checkout buttons to show/ hide accelerated checkout buttons on the cart page. Refer to Shopify help: Accelerated checkouts (opens new window).
Show product vendor Select the Show product vendor checkbox to show/ hide the names of product vendors on the cart page.
Cart type Use the Cart type dropdown to set the cart to display as a Modal or Page, when the customer selects the Add to cart button. With this option set to Modal, the cart displays on the current page inside a modal. To turn off this functionality, and redirect visitors to the cart page, set the dropdown to Page.
Open modal when product is added to cart Select the checkbox Open modal when product is added to cart to show/ hide a cart modal. The modal opens whenever a customer adds a product to the cart. To use this feature, set the Cart type option to Modal.