The Designer’s Shopify blog

How to open external links in a new tab on Shopify

How to open external links in a new tab on Shopify

You always want external links (any links that lead outside of the store's URL) to open into a new tab so that customers don’t completely leave the website and never come back. Most stores have...
How to add different store languages on Shopify

How to add different store languages on Shopify

Why translate your store language? To put it simply, if people can’t read your website, they’re not likely to buy. Think back to a time that you were online shopping and landed on a website...
How to add different currencies on Shopify

How to add different currencies on Shopify

When online shopping, one of the first things people look for is the product price. It says $270 but is that in US dollars, Canadian dollars, Singapore dollars, Australian dollars or Mexican pesos? This is...
What are Shopify metaobjects and how to use them

What are Shopify Metaobjects (and how to use them)

Shopify Editions Winter ‘23 revealed over 200 product updates on Shopify, one of which being Metaobjects. A year prior, Shopify released Metafields which was one of the most valuable updates to store merchants. What are...
What are Shopify Metafields (and how to use them)

What are Shopify Metafields (and how to use them)

What are Metafields? Metafields would be better named “Custom fields” because that’s exactly what they are. They allow us to store and display extra information about products, collections, pages, blog posts and more. While Shopify...
How to Create a Custom CSS File on Shopify

How to Create a Custom CSS File on Shopify

Why you need a custom CSS file While you could just add all your custom CSS to the end of the theme’s main CSS file, I don't recommend it. Here's why you should create a...
How to Make Color Swatches for Shopify

How to Make Color Swatches for Shopify

Color swatches are a great way to visually present color or pattern options to customers. Swatches can be as simple as a single color to patterns and all the way mini versions of the entire...
How to set up Google Analytics on Shopify

How to set up Google Analytics 4 (GA4) on Shopify 2024

I admit… I think tracking is fun. Who doesn’t love the excitement of launching a website and seeing how many visitors there were, where they came from, and what they did on the site? Shopify...
How to Use Custom Fonts on Shopify

How to Show an Instagram Feed on Shopify

There are several that allow you to add an Instagram feed to a store in the Shopify theme store but here are my go-to favorites that I use on all my stores. 
How to Add Anchor Links on Shopify

How to add an anchor link to a page on Shopify

Have you come to this article thinking that an anchor link should be a super easy thing to do, but finding it impossible or clunky on Shopify? I’ve been there and came up with an...
How to Add Sections everywhere on Shopify 1.0 themes

How to Add Sections Everywhere on Shopify 1.0 Themes

On Shopify, it has traditionally been easy to make a great looking homepage with the theme's section building blocks, but difficult to edit other pages to look equally exciting. That’s why page builders like PageFly...
Centered Logo Header - A Flex Theme Shopify Tutorial

Centered Logo Header: Flex Theme Shopify Tutorial

When building client websites, I always look to start with a paid premium theme that closely resembles the design I'm going for. Sometimes there isn't really anything that fits well -- some themes have some...