# Layout

This guide describes the Theme settings > Layout menu options. The layout theme settings define how spaces and borders are displayed between areas of content throughout your store. Refer to Shopify help: Layout (opens new window).

In the following video, a Footer section is displayed below an Image with text overlay section on a store’s homepage. To display a border between the two sections, in Theme settings > Layout, the checkbox option is enabled to Show border between sections.

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

# Configure a layout

To configure the layout of spaces and borders:

  1. Go to Theme settings > Layout.

    The Layout menu in Theme setting.
  2. Select a layout setting described in the following table.

Layout setting name Description
Vertical spacing between sections Use the dropdown Vertical spacing between sections to set a size for the vertical space between sections of content. The dropdown options are Small, Medium or Large.
Show border between sections Select the checkbox Show border between sections to turn on/ off displaying borders between sections of content.
Thickness Adjust the Thickness slider to set the width for borders between 1 and 4 pixels (px). To use this setting, enable the option to Show border between sections.
The Layout menu options Theme setting.