Shopify Section Input Types: A Guide
In this video, the speaker discusses Shopify theme sections and schema. The following points are covered:
- The video will cover how all sections are generated and how the settings are put together.
- The data for these settings will also be discussed.
Sections and Schema:
- Sections include announcement word, header, and image banner.
- Settings within a section include the ability to upload a logo and change its size and position.
- Blocks can be added to a section, but there is a limit of 16 blocks per section.
- Repeated data can be added to a section, such as free shipping information or discount codes.
- The data for a section is stored in the index.json file.
- The schema file contains the structure of the section, including settings such as text fields, select boxes, and image pickers.
- Liquid tags are used to display the data in HTML.
Customizing a Section:
- Adding a setting is done by adding an object to the settings array in the schema file.
- A text field can be added with a unique ID, label, and default value.
- An image picker can also be added with a unique ID.
- To display the data in HTML, use the section dot settings dot ID syntax.
- The img url filter can be used to extract the URL for an image.
- Understanding sections and schema is essential for customizing Shopify themes.
- The index.json and schema files store the data for sections.
- Liquid tags and filters are used to display the data in HTML.
- In the next video, the speaker will discuss customizing the announcement bar with CSS and more practical examples.
How to create new Theme Sections and Blocks
In this article, we will discuss how to get started with Shopify sections and how to create new settings and features for your front-end customizer. We will cover the key concepts of Shopify sections and show you how to implement them in your own website.
Creating New Page Templates:
- To start, create two new page templates, landing page one and landing page two.
- Apply these templates to the respective pages and view them in the live customizer.
Creating a New Section:
- Navigate to the theme files and create a new section in the sections folder.
- Give the section a meaningful name, such as icons with text above.
- Add a schema tag to generate code for the section.
Working with JSON:
- Objects are a collection of data, such as the object student or product.
- In Shopify, every section is represented by a name and a collection of different settings, described with at least three parameters: type, label, and ID.
Adding Settings to a Section:
- Create a new setting object and add it to the section.
- Settings can include text fields, rich text fields, image pickers, color pickers, range sliders, dropdowns, and checkboxes.
- To reference the values of these settings, use liquid syntax.
Creating Dynamic Sections:
- To make a static section dynamic, add a presets object with a category and name.
- This will allow the section to be added multiple times and be fully customizable.
Tips for Working with Sections:
- Use an editor with better formatting and syntax highlighting, such as Visual Studio Code.
- Use a JSON validator to check for errors in your code.
- Take time to understand the concepts and don't hesitate to ask questions.
Shopify sections are a powerful tool for creating customizable pages and features in your website. By following these steps and tips, you can create dynamic and unique sections for your users to enjoy.
How to Add Custom Line Item Properties in Shopify Theme Code | Shopify Theme
In this video, the speaker explains how to use line item properties for Shopify products in the theme code. The speaker has set up a test product, a T-shirt with a gift note, as an example to demonstrate how to add an extra property without changing the product price.
Steps to Add Line Item Properties:
1. Head over to your admin dashboard.
2. Go to online store and themes, and select the theme you want to add the property to.
3. Click on edit code.
4. Find the product form, which may be under sections and main product.
5. Search for form product and add an input with a type of hidden.
6. Add name=properties in lowercase and square brackets with the name of the property you want to add.
7. Provide a value for the property.
8. Save and come back to the product page to view the added property.
Benefits of Using Line Item Properties:
1. Allows customers to customize their products with additional information like gift notes.
2. Enables creation of multiple product options.
3. Provides a powerful tool for product management.
Line item properties are a useful tool for customizing Shopify products and can help streamline product management. By following the steps outlined in the video, it is easy to add extra properties without changing the product price.
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How To Add Sections To ANY Shopify Page | Add More Sections To Shopify Pages
In this video, Jake shows how to add sections to any page on your Shopify store. He explains that while the homepage is highly customizable, other pages may look bland or boring. Therefore, he demonstrates how to create a new template in the theme editor and add sections using code.
1. Duplicate your theme before editing code
2. Go to online store and open theme editor
3. Click Add a new template and name it
4. Delete existing code and add section code
5. Save template and refresh pages
6. Change page template to new template
Things to Consider:
- Order of sections in code determines order on page
- Some sections may not work with this method
- Backup content before moving sections
- Can edit sections like any other section in editor
By following these steps, anyone can add custom sections to any page on their Shopify store. With the ability to add sections, every page can be personalized and unique.
Extra Order Data w/ Shopify Line Item Properties
In this video, the speaker discusses how to attach additional pieces of data to line items on your Shopify orders. This can be helpful if you want to offer customization without creating additional product variants. The method involves adding line item properties to your product form field.
1. Duplicate your theme and work on the duplicate version to avoid messing up the live version.
2. Edit code and navigate to the main product liquid file.
3. Find the form liquid statement and add input fields underneath it.
4. For example, add a custom name field for jewelry orders.
5. Use HTML input types and properties first and last to store and display the custom data.
6. The custom data will be visible in the Shopify backend and can be used for order fulfillment.
Using line item properties to add custom data to Shopify orders is a useful method for offering customization without creating additional product variants. The method is straightforward and can be used with most Shopify themes. By following the steps outlined in this video, you can enhance the quality of your Shopify site and improve the customer experience.
Add a Note Field To Products in Shopify 2.0 - Gifts, Engravings, Customizable Products...
In this tutorial, we will be showing you how to add a message field to your Shopify store for customers to input notes or messages to attach to their gift. This is especially useful for stores that sell customizable gifts such as engravings or bouquets of flowers. We will be using custom liquid block type and avoid using an app.
- Adding a message field to your Shopify store
- Useful for stores that sell customizable gifts
- Using custom liquid block type instead of an app
1. Add a custom liquid block
- Type in test to see where it appears on the page
- Drag it to where you want it to be
2. Add a text area
- Add an ID with the name you want for the field
- Add a placeholder with an actual sentence case
- Add a name with properties and square brackets
3. Link it to the form
- Add a format attribute
- Add the form ID using the product-form-ID format
- Use inspect element to find the form ID
4. Make it look nicer
- Use CSS classes to style the field
- Use the same classes as the contact form
- Wrap the text area in a div with class field
- Add a label and use the same class as the form label
- Adding a message field is easy with custom liquid block type
- Using this field allows notes to be attached to individual products
- The finished code can be found on ed codes under the tutorials link
- Additional fields can be added for customizable products
- Test the field to ensure it is working properly.
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