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Social media

This guide describes the Theme settings > Social media menu options Use the settings to integrate social media into your store. Refer to Shopify help: Social media

A store's blog post page with example Social media menu options in Theme settings.

The previous image shows a store's blog post (article) page. On the left side of the image, in Theme settings > Social Media, the following options are set:

  • To display icons inside the article's Share list, the Sharing options > Display radio buttons are set to Icons. The share list icons allow visitors to share the article on social media.

  • The Sharing options checkboxes are enabled to Share on Facebook, Tweet on Twitter, and Pin on Pinterest. Enabling these options adds an icon for each sharing platform into the article's Share list.

  • To display links to the store's social media as icons, the radio buttons Accounts > Social media display style are set to Icons. In the previous image, these icons are displayed in the store's footer.

  • In the Accounts text boxes, URLs for the store's social media are entered for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok. In the previous image, an icon for each URL is displayed in the store's footer.

For general guidance with adjusting a theme setting, refer to Settings overview and Shopify help: Theme settings

Set up social media

To set up social media:

  1. Go to Theme settings > Social media.

    The Social media menu in Theme settings.

  2. Select a setting described in the following table.

Setting nameDescription
Sharing options > DisplaySelect the Display radio buttons to show links in the Share list as Text or Icons. The share list is displayed on specific store pages, like blog post articles and product pages. Store visitors use the list to share links to your store's pages on social media.
Sharing options > Share on FacebookSelect the checkbox Share on Facebook to show/ hide Facebook in the Share list.
Sharing options > Tweet on TwitterSelect the checkbox Tweet on Twitter to show/ hide Twitter in the Share list.
Sharing options > Pin on PinterestSelect the checkbox Pin on Pinterest to show/ hide Pinterest in the Share list.
Accounts > Social media display styleSelect the radio buttons Social media display style to show your store's social media links as Text or Icons. Links to your store's social media can be displayed on store pages and inside sections, like in the store's header and footer.
Accounts > Text boxesIn the text boxes, enter URLs for your store's social media. Enter links for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat, TikTok, Tumblr, Youtube, Vimeo, and LinkedIn. When you enter social media URLs, the theme displays corresponding social media links throughout your store.
Accounts > Email addressIn the Email address text box, enter an email address for your store.