Text columns with images

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The Text columns with images displays multiple columns of text blocks with feature images, great for highlighting your values, how your company works, or explaining key elements of your product.

Set up section

Add this section to any template (except Checkout) and use the drag-and-drop handles to re-order its position. You can add this section multiple times with different content and settings.

Editing a template changes all pages that use that template. To edit specific pages, you can create new templates or insert dynamic content with metafields.


In your theme editor (Customize):

  1. Select a Template to edit from the dropdown menu in the top bar.

    Learn how to use templates in our Templates guide.

  2. Under Template, click (+) Add section and select Text columns with images.

  3. Click and hold the drag-and-drop handles ⋮⋮ to re-order your sections.

Add column blocks

Add up to 8 Columns with a featured image, headings, and link.


In your theme editor (Customize):

  1. Click (+) Add Column and/or click on the Column block you wish to edit.

  2. Under Image, click Select image to upload an image or icon to display at the top of the column.

    We recommend a 160px x 160px .png image and that all images are the same shape and size.

    If you would like to add an icon, there are plenty of sites that offer high-quality icons in many styles, like The Noun Project and Iconfinder.

  3. Change the Heading text.

    We recommended a short title of just a few words.

  4. Change the Text to display below the image and heading

    We recommend two to three short sentences.

    We also recommend trying to keep the subheading text for all Columns around the same length.

  5. Add a Link and Link text to display a clickable link underneath the column.

    The most effective button labels ask customers to do something (e.g. Get started, Join us, Shop now). To learn more, read "What is a Call to Action?"

  6. (Optional.) Click and hold the drag handles ⋮⋮ to rearrange the blocks:

    Click Remove block in the block settings to delete a block.

    Click the Eye icon to hide or unhide a block.

  7. Click Save.

Section layout

You can set the number of columns per row to display, change the feature image shape, adjust the text alignment.

The Text columns with images section settings apply to all Column blocks.


In your theme editor (Customize):

  1. Click the Text columns with images section to open the settings.

  2. Use the Columns per row slider to adjust the number of Column blocks per row, between 2, 3, or 4.

    On mobile, Column blocks are displayed in a single column.

  3. Set the Max image width for all of the column images.

    Note that images appear on top of a heading and some column text. You may want to come back to this after adding some columns.

  4. Check the Show image in circle checkbox to crop all images into circles.

  5. Click Save.

Settings reference

Click on the Column blocks to find the following settings:



Choose or upload an image. We recommend a 160px by 160px png image file and that all images are the same shape and size.


Add subheading text to display below the heading. Use the formatting buttons to add text styles, links, or lists.


Select or paste a link.

Link text

Add custom text for the link label. The most effective button labels ask your customers to do something (e.g. Get started, Join us, Shop now).

Section settings

Click on the Text with columns section to find the following section settings:


Columns per row

Choose how many columns should be displayed per row. Choose between 1 and 4 columns per row.

Max image width

Choose how wide all of image should be. This helps to ensure all your columns appear uniformly. Choose between 50px and 200px.

Show image in circle

Check this checkbox to center-crop your images into circles. If this option is left unchecked, then images are displayed in their original shape.

Related links

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