Shopify elements – Collection Description

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.

Access the Collection Description element

Step 1: Click on the 3rd icon in the Element Catalog which is the Add Shopify element function

Step 2: Click on the Collection Description element in the dropdown menu

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

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

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

Collection Description element configurationClick to copy

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 on 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.

  1. On the Collection page:

2. On the Regular page:

General configurationClick to copy

Description Display: 2 choices for your preferences: Full or Compact
  • Full: Show all description
  • Compact: Show a part of the description with Compact Description Length (Words) Setting

Show “More” Link: enable this option to show or compact the full description by clicking to the “More” text or “Less” text on the live page

  • “More” text: input the text to show more description
  • “Less” text: input the text to show less description

You can get further information about ATTRIBUTES, VISIBILITY, ANIMATION parameters here

Styling configurationClick to copy

You can choose to style for the Collection Description

You can check more information about the Styling tab here

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