Blogs page


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The Blogs page lists your latest blog posts. This guide explains how to set up the blogs page template, and includes tips and recommendations to get you started.

Quick setup

For the blog page template, you first need to set up blog posts in your Shopify admin. Then, in the theme editor, you can customize the blogs template.

Tip | Check out Shopify's guide on How to start a blog and grow your audience.

Set up blog

Before editing the Blog page template, you need to add at least one blog post in your Shopify admin.

You can add custom Excerpt text. By default, Ira will display the first couple of sentences from your post. You can add a custom excerpt or post tagline.

Shopify | Blog posts are a Shopify feature. See Shopify's guides to create a blog and add blog posts.

Edit blog page template

The default Blog page template includes display settings for the listed blog post articles, and an option to enable tag navigation.


In your theme editor (Customize):

  1. Use the Templates selector to open Blogs > Default blog.

  2. Under Template, click the Blog posts section to open the settings.

  3. Choose how many Articles per row should be displayed. (Either Two or Three.)

  4. Choose whether to Show RSS icon.

    RSS is a way for customers to subscribe to your blog. Only some people use it, but the people who do love it. Learn more about it from's article How Do RSS Feeds Work?. The RSS icon looks like this:

  5. To make your blog images a uniform shape and size, select the Image aspect ratio to crop your images to Square, Landscape, or Portrait.

    The default Natural setting will display the original orientation of your image.

  6. (Optional.) You can choose to hide blog excerpts by clicking on the "show" icon of the Excerpts block in the section list.

  7. Click Save.

Related links

Templates Blog posts template

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