Home page sections can be added, hidden or re-arranged to best fit your store. Choose to show blog posts, products, collections, images, text, videos, slideshows and more – all on your home page in any order you like. To see the full list of home page sections available, simply click on ‘Add section‘ whilst viewing your store home page in the theme customiser:
Admin > Online store > Customise theme > Add section
If you choose a ‘full-width’ slideshow then we would recommend using images that are all the same height and at least 1500px wide. This help guide explains more about image sizing.
The ‘fixed height’ slideshow option allows you to add larger, high-quality images to display on your homepage, together with up to two lines of overlay text and two ‘call to action’ buttons. You can also add a link to the entire image if you prefer. Choose the carousel option to show two slides side-by-side, at a time, like this:
Add customer or press testimonials with review stars in a carousel, or even additional product information (set the star rating to zero to hide the stars if needed):
Add blocks of images in a number of different arrangements. Be sure to select a layout that makes sense – this will ensure things look evenly laid out and tidy. As an example, add 2 images set to half-width, four at quarter width, three thirds and so on. Here is a three image gallery with each image width set to ‘third’:
Add a map section to direct customers to your real-world store. Show a google map or your own image. The ‘image position’ option allows you to control the crop of your image on the desktop. Here’s an example of a map section using a custom image: