PageFly - Shopify elements - Collection Description

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Important: This feature is only available on the Pro plan

In this article, you will learn about another Shopify element named Collection Description.

About Collection Description element

The Collection Description element is designed to present the description of your Shopify Collections on your page to increase your conversion rate. You can use the Collection Description element to promote your collections on any non-Collection page or use it on a Collection page.

Note that you can search for this element by using the search function instead of finding it in the sidebar.

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Collection Description element comes with two common variations but we will continue to add more variations to help you save time.

Drag a variation to layout and see how it can be configured.

Collection Description element configuration

Collection Description element comes with plenty of parameters allowing you to fine-tune content appearance for the best possible conversion rate.

Select the element in the layout to see its parameters.

When you drag and drop the Collection Description element into the editor page, there are 2 choices of the Collection Source for you to choose from such as:

  • Auto
  • Custom Collection

Note that if you are in the Collection Page and use the Collection Description element, then you can choose the Collection Source option. However, if you are in a Regular Page and use this element, the Collection Source option is disabled and the Custom Collection chosen by default.

If you choose Auto, then the Collection that was assigned when you created this Collection page will be displayed in the page editor. The Auto option is the default when you use the Collection Description element.

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You can choose Custom Collection and select the Collection you want.

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The parameters in the General and Styling tabs are specific for this element. Read about them in this article.

General tab’s parameters
1. CONTENT
  • Description Display: There are 2 options for you to display the description such as Full and Compact

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    • Full: Choose this option to show full description
    • Compact: Choose this option to show a part of the description with the following settings:
  • Compact Description Length (words): adjust the number of words to be displayed as the description.
  • Show “More” Link: enable this option to show the full description by the following settings:
    • “More” Text: input the text to show more description. This means that when customers click on that text, then the description will be shown fully.
    • “Less” Text: input the text to show less description. This means that when customers click on that text, then the description will be back to the beginning which is a part of the description.
2.ATTRIBUTESThis is a parameter that all elements have. You can read more here.
3. VISIBILITYThis is a parameter that all elements have. You can read more here.
4. ANIMATIONThis is a parameter that all elements have. You can read more here.
Styling tab’s parameters
1. OVERALLYou can read about the OVERALL parameter here.
2. SPACINGYou can read about the SPACING parameter here.
3. TYPOGRAPHYYou can read about the TYPOGRAPHY parameter here.
4. BACKGROUNDYou can read about the BACKGROUND parameter here.
5. BORDERYou can read about the BORDER parameter here.
6. DISPLAYYou can read about the DISPLAY parameter here.
7. CUSTOM CSSYou can read about the CUSTOM CSS parameter here.

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