Shopify elements - Blog Posts

This element is available on all PageFly plans

In this article, you will learn about the Blog Posts element, one of Shopify elements in PageFly, and how to use it to grow traffic to your store. 

About the Blog Posts element

Blog Posts element lets you insert a single, or a list of blogs, from your Shopify store to a page. Above all, it promotes your brand story or announces an upcoming collection. As a result, it can increase the conversion rate.

Even so, you can use this element to promote your blogs on other pages (ex. landing page).

Access the Blog Posts element

Step 1: Click on the 2nd icon in the Element Catalog which is the Add Shopify element function

Step 2: Click on the Blog Posts element in the dropdown menu

Step 3: Drag and drop the element into the page editor and then start using it.

This element comes with 4 variations, covering most needs. Still, we will add more options soon to help you explore more design choices.

Where Blog Posts element located

Blog Posts element’s configuration

This element offers many variables with editable layout, so you can achieve better conversion rate of the page. 

In brief, you can select the element in Editor to see its variables.

Blog Posts element configuration

In this article, we will show the parameters of the General and Styling tabs for the Blog Posts element.

General tab’s parameters
  • Custom Blog: Select the blog category to show the posts
  • Limit Posts: Number of posts will be shown
  • Column: Choose how many columns to display blog posts
  • Layout: Choose how the post is displayed 
    • Vertical: The blog featured image will display above the blog excerpt.
    • Horizontal: The blog featured image will display beside the blog excerpt.
  • WIDTH: Adjust the width of the blog posts
  • Height: Adjust the height of the blog posts
  • Show Image: Show / Hide featured image
  • Show Meta: Show / Hide blog meta (date, author)
  • Show Read More: Show / Hide read more button
  • Show Excerpt: Show / Hide blog excerpt
  • Excerpt Length: Number of words to show. This field is available when Show Excerpt is enabled
3.ATTRIBUTES This is a parameter that all elements have. You can read more here.
4. VISIBILITY This is a parameter that all elements have. You can read more here.
5. ANIMATION This is a parameter that all elements have. You can read more here.
Styling tab’s parameters
1. OVERALL You can read about the OVERALL parameter here.
2. SPACING You can read about the SPACING parameter here.
3. TYPOGRAPHY You can read about the TYPOGRAPHY parameter here.
4. BACKGROUND You can read about the BACKGROUND parameter here.
5. BORDER You can read about the BORDER parameter here.
6. DISPLAY You can read about the DISPLAY parameter here.
7. CUSTOM CSS You can read about the CUSTOM CSS parameter here.

You can check the video below about creating a blog post page

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