Shopify elements – Product Description

About Product Price elementClick to copy

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

IMPORTANT NOTE: You can not edit the Product description in PageFly editor. To edit the text and content in the description, please access Shopify admin > Product to edit it.

Access the Product Description elementClick to copy

  • Step 1: Click on the 2nd icon in the Element Catalog which is the Add Shopify element function
  • Step 2: Click on the Product Description element in the dropdown menu
  • Step 3: Drag and drop the element into the page editor and then start using it.

Product 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.

Product Description element configurationClick to copy

Product 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 Product Description element into the editor page, there are 2 choices for the Product Source option for you to choose from such as:

  • Auto
  • Custom Product

shopify product description

Note that if you are in the Product Page and use the Product Price element, then you can choose the Product Source option. However, if you are in a Regular Page, this function is not available!

If you choose Auto, the product assigned for this product page will be displayed in the page editor. The Auto option is set default when you use the Product Price element.

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

General configurationClick to copy

Product Source with 2 options as above: Auto and Custom Product.Auto


Description display: There are 2 options for you to display the description such as Full and Compact
  • Full: Choose this option to show the full description.
  • Compact: Choose this option to show a snippet of the description with the following settings

Compact Description Length (words): Adjust the number of words to be displayed in 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.

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

Styling ConfigurationClick to copy

You can check more information about the Styling tab.

Learn how to effectively use Shopify product details in PageFly with this informative tutorial video.

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