Blogs

Edit how your individual blog pages, containing articles / posts are shown.

Overview

Choose how many posts / articles are shown on your dedicated blog page, add a sidebar image and descriptive text to really bring your blog alive.

The way blogs are shown using the Shopify platform can be a bit confusing when first delving into how things work, however, there are really only blogs and their contained articles, which are displayed in the following way:

Homepage blog section

Lists articles from one blog, this example displays 3 articles:

Blog page

Explained in this help document you are currently reading (a dedicated page which lists articles within a single blog):

Article page

Shown, for example when you click through to a single article from a blog page):


How do I find my blogs page?

You can add your blogs page here:

  1. Admin
  2. Online store > Themes > Customise
  3. From the page dropdown selector, choose "Blogs":
  4. From the left-hand-side, choose "Blog pages":

How can I customise my blogs page?

Firstly, head to your blogs page as outlined above, under “How do I find my blogs page?” and you will be presented with the following:

Sidebar image

Add and remove your sidebar image here. Your image will display on the right-hand-side, at the top:

Posts per page

Choose between 1 and 8 posts to be listed on the page.

Link

This links the sidebar image to a URL of your choice.

Sidebar heading

Sidebar heading text is shown here:

Sidebar description

Sidebar description text appears on the right-hand-side of the article page, as shown here:

You can add links, and bold / italic styling.

Show author name

Toggle between hidden / visible:

Show tags

Toggle between hidden / visible:

Show 'Latest articles'

Toggle between hidden / visible:


And there you have it - whether you need to adjust your blog section, blog page or article (posts) page, you’ve got it nailed!