How to Use Shopify Collection Description Element with PageFly

About Collection Description ElementClick to copy

Summary: Shopify 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.

How To Access Collection Description ElementClick to copy

To access the collection description element, you need to follow these 3 steps:

  • 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.

How to Use Shopify Collection Description Element with PageFly

How To Configure (Setting) For Collection Description ElementClick 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

How to Use Shopify Collection Description Element with PageFly

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.

How to Use Shopify Collection Description Element with PageFly

General SettingsClick 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

collection description

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

Styling SettingsClick to copy

You can choose to style for the Collection Description

How to Use Shopify Collection Description Element with PageFly

You can check more information about the Styling tab here.

Common CasesClick to copy

  • With an increasing number of shoppers using mobile devices to browse and shop online, it’s crucial to ensure that the Collection Description is mobile-responsive. Users should test the layout and formatting of the description on various mobile devices to ensure readability and usability. Long paragraphs or dense blocks of text can be challenging to read on smaller screens.

Frequently Asked QuestionsClick to copy

What Is A Collection Description?Click to copy

The collection description offers shoppers a comprehensive insight into the products, providing detailed information to enhance their understanding. Moreover, it serves as an SEO boon, enabling writers to strategically incorporate pertinent keywords related to the products. This not only facilitates better SEO rankings but also enhances visibility and engagement with potential customers.

How Do You Write A Shopify Collection Description?Click to copy

The Collection Description should provide a clean and clear overview about a specific collection and products.

What Should Included In Collection Description?Click to copy

A clear product description and statistics, ingredients and ‘How to Use; guide.

Additional ResourcesClick to copy

Create a PageFly Collection Page

How to Add Shopify Collection Image

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