In the Utility bar, you can display up to 3 rotating announcements at the top of every page. Let customers know about current promotions, sales, new product lines, or other need-to-know updates with optional links to other pages.

Add announcements

Add up to 3 announcements with optional links and custom colors. For multiple announcements, you can set the time between announcements when rotating.


In your theme editor (Customize):

  1. Click the arrow beside the Utility bar to reveal the announcement blocks.

  2. Click (+) Add announcement to add up to 3 announcements.

    Click Remove block in the block settings to delete an announcement.

  3. Click on an Announcement block to open the settings.

  4. Enter your Announcement text as a message to your customers.

    We recommend entering no more than 10 words.

  5. (Optional.) Click the Announcement Link field to select a page from your online store or enter a URL to direct customers to another page.

  6. (Optional.) Change the Background color and Text color of the announcement.

    We recommend using WebAIM's contrast checker when matching colors to make sure your text is clear and readable for everyone.

  7. Click Save.

Set time between announcements

By default, multiple announcements will rotate every 5 seconds. You can choose to display each message between 3 to 15 seconds. Announcements with more words may need more time for customers to read them.


In your theme editor (Customize):

  1. Click on the Announcement bar section to open the section settings.

  2. Move the slider to set the time between announcements from 3 to 15 seconds.

    Announcements will pause when customers hover over the announcement bar.

  3. Click Save.

Settings reference

Click on the Announcement blocks to find the following settings:


Announcement text

Enter a short sentence as a storewide message. We recommend between 4 and 8 words.

Announcement link

Select a page to direct customers to when they click the announcement text.

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