The footer, located at the very bottom of your storefront, is an often overlooked area of a website, however, it is arguably one of the most important components.
It can be used to contain crucial things such as links to terms and conditions, returns policies, business address, sizing, accepted payments and so on.
These are arguably not the most glamorous pieces of content, but they do in most circumstances need to be present. The footer keeps these things tidy and may surprise you by its adaptability.
Here is where you can find your footer in your theme Settings:
Online Store → Themes → Customize
Add text of your choice which displays here:
Italic and bold styling, as well as links can be added.
Once ticked, this checkbox will display, on your storefront, a list of all enabled payment methods currently active in “admin → settings”.
The payment icons are generated by the theme and the number of icons shown can't be edited.
Choose either “left” or “centr”.
Displays or hides the Language Selector option for customer use - see below for information referring to the setup:
Displays or hides the Currency Selector option for customer use - see below for information referring to the setup:
You can add up to 4 content 'blocks' to your store’s footer, and the theme will change the layout to accommodate whichever blocks you choose to show, spacing them evenly using an invisible grid.
Add a block of content:
Choose up to 4 blocks:
Re-order your content blocks by dragging and dropping:
The blocks available to add are as follows:
Add a newsletter which will have an email entry box automatically applied.
A custom newsletter description can be added in (Optional):
When a customer adds an email address in to this box, it will populate your “customers” list in your Shopify admin area:
Admin → Customers
If you wish to link your “customers” list/s to your favourite email newsletter provider, such as Constant Contact, we recommend checking out Shopify’s help guide on this to learn more:
Add custom text content to the footer. You can add a heading, and other general text. Italic and bold styling, as well as links can be added.
This block will show all of your active social media icons. You can set these in the 'Social media' section, within Theme settings'.
Online Store > Themes > Customize
For further information on this, take a look at our dedicated guide:
Add an image, such as a logo to this content block. The image can be linked and a title can be added too.
This allows you to add a vertical stack of links and 'heading' text of your choice to be displayed above the stack.
1) To create a stack of links called a “menu”, head to:
Admin → online →store navigation
2) Select 'add menu' shown at the top right of your screen. 3) Title the menu 4) Select 'add menu item' 5) Name the link something like 'about us' or 'terms and conditions' 6) Choose where the link takes the customer 7) Select 'add' and you’re done
Then head back to your theme's customization area and select this newly created "block" of links for your footer by clicking “change”, then choosing the “footer test” you just made. You should see the change visible on your footer.