Create a PageFly Collection Page

In this article, you’ll learn how to enrich the content of your PageFly Collection Page to convey more information about collections and increase your conversion rate accordingly.

1. Relationship between Shopify and PageFly Collection PageClick to copy

The default Shopify Collection page contains just a few pieces of information.

Therefore, PageFly allows you to add more information about your collections to increase your chances of converting your visitors to customers.

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It’s worth remembering that a PageFly collection page does not thoroughly replace the Shopify collection page, but it will be appended to the default collection page and will re-use all the parts from the default collection page. Below is how we used PageFly elements to empower a default Shopify collection page.

1.1. Video TutorialsClick to copy

You can watch this video to learn how to create a Shopify Collection page in PageFly.

2. Create New PageFly Collection PageClick to copy

  • Step 1: On the PageFly dashboard, click on Pages
  • Step 2: Click on the Create blank page button and select Collection in the dropdown menu

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3. Assign Collection(s)Click to copy

After creating a collection page, you need to assign one or many collections for this collection page.
There are many ways to quickly head to assign collection(s) for your collection page.

First, in the Page Editor: Click on the 3 dots icon to open the Page Assignment modal.
You need to select one or many collections for the collection page. You can also assign all collections of your store. Please check this GIF for detailed instructions:

Another way is to choose Page Settings > Type > Page Assignments > Edit Collections to assign collections for your collection page.

After assigning, you can also manage the quantity of collections assigned for each collection page right in the PageFly Dashboard. Moreover, you can click in the quantity to quickly head to Page Assignments. Kindly check this GIF for details:

4. Add a Hero BannerClick to copy

You can add a hero banner to introduce your store’s collection

  • Step 1: In the Element Catalog, click on the Add element icon (the first icon)
  • Step 2: Choose Layout, then drag and drop the Full Section onto the page editor
  • Step 3: Switch to the Styling tab, scroll down to the Background parameter, and choose a background image for the section. Click on the More Settings button:
    • Choose the position: Center
    • Choose the size: Cover
  • Step 4: Scroll up to the Spacing parameter. Add 300px for the padding-top and bottom

5. Add a Heading to Introduce the CollectionClick to copy

  • Step 1: In the Element Catalog, click on the Add element icon (the first icon)
  • Step 2: Drag and drop a Heading element.
  • Step 3: In the General tab, change the content for the heading in the Heading Text box
  • Step 4: Switch to the Styling tab, change the content color for the heading and font size

6. Add a Product ListClick to copy

On a collection page, you need to show all products of the collection you assigned before.

You can assign to all or custom collections, or choose the auto option, it will display the collection you assigned before

  • Step 1: In the Element Catalog, click on the second icon which is Add Shopify element
  • Step 2: Drag and drop the Product List element

Step 3: In the General tab, choose the Auto option in the Product Source.

6.1. Step to Add a heading to your product listClick to copy

  • Step 1: In the Element Catalog, click on the Add element icon (the first icon)
  • Step 2: Drag and drop a Heading element.
  • Step 3: In the General tab, change the content for the heading in the Heading Text box
  • Step 4: Switch to the Styling tab, change the styling of the heading

7. Add ‘You May Also Like’ SectionClick to copy

7.1. Add a product listClick to copy

  • Step 1: In the Element Catalog, click on the second icon which is Add Shopify element
  • Step 2: Drag and drop the Product List element
  • Step 3: In the General tab, choose the Custom Collection option in the Product Source. Now you can select the collection you want to promote.

7.2. Add a HeadingClick to copy

  • Step 1: In the Element Catalog, click on the Add element icon (the first icon)
  • Step 2: Drag and drop a Heading element.
  • Step 3: In the General tab, change the content for the heading in the Heading Text box

Step 4: Switch to the Styling tab, change the styling of the heading

Click on the Save & Publish button to see the page on live view.

8. Hide the Default Collection DetailsClick to copy

There is a collection preview section on top of the page. It’s the default section when you create a new collection page. This is the placeholder of the collection details generated by your theme. Here you can hide it in the Page Settings > Theme’s sections.

If you use the Dawn theme of Shopify Online Store 2.0, you can click on the More Action icon in the top right corner, then click on Go to theme editor.

In the theme editor, you will see the product list from the collection twice, one from your theme and another from PageFly.

You can hide one of them by clicking on the eye icon.

Finally, you can move the section made with PageFly freely on the collection page. Click and hold the six-dot icon next to each section in the theme editor to move around.

Finally, click Save to save your changes.

9. Key TakeawaysClick to copy

With PageFly, your store’s collection page will give you more benefits than you think, this guide will let you know this. You can also get some ideas by taking a look at this blog.

9.1. Video Tutorials

You can check this video to know to assign a product page template and apply the same to the collection page template.

10. Frequently Asked QuestionsClick to copy

10.1 What is a collection page?Click to copy

Collection page is the place to gather your products living in the same context: For Black Friday (Flash Sale), Summer, Winter seasons….They also could includes different types of content, such as blog posts, help articles and landing pages.

10.2. How do I create a collection page from scratch in PageFly?Click to copy

On the PageFly dashboard, click on Pages, then choose ‘Create blank pa ge button’, and select ‘Collection’ in the dropdown.

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