The Header appears at the top of each page so customers can navigate your store with ease. Choose from multiple styles and layouts, add a secondary menu, enable a transparent header, and more.

On mobile devices, the header condenses into a floating menu bar:

Set up main menu

By default, the header menu is set to the Main menu found in your Shopify Admin. If you created a separate menu, go to the theme editor (Customize) to change the selected menu for your Header.


In your theme editor (Customize):

  1. Click the Header section to open the settings.

  2. Under the Main menu section, click Change and Change menu.

    For more information about menus on Shopify, see their Menus and links ↗ article. You can use the Edit menu link to go edit the menu if it's not quite right.

  3. Select a Secondary menu to display at the top of the header.

    The secondary menu works best for links to pages about your store, policies, contact information, and other additional information.

Language selector

After you have added and published languages ↗ to your store, enable the Language selector to let customers select their preferred language.

Spark includes default theme translations (such as text for buy buttons, cart, and customer accounts) in 11 languages: German, Spanish, French, Italian, Hindi, Japanese, Portuguese (BR), Portuguese (PT), Russian, Swedish, Chinese (Simplified).

You can add multiple languages in your Shopify admin and use a translation app to translate your store content. See our Selling in multiple languages guide to learn more.

Country selector

Enable the Country selector to let customers to view your products with their preferred currency. The selector displays countries with their currencies supported in your Shopify Market settings.

Shopify | Selling in multiple currencies ↗ is a Shopify feature. Only stores using Shopify Payments can use this feature.

Customer account icon

The customer account icon appears by default when customer accounts are enabled in your Shopify admin. Go to your admin Settings > Customer accounts to find the Show login link in the header of online store and at checkout option.

Shopify | Customer accounts is a Shopify feature. Our theme support cannot provide code customizations to remove the customer icon. See Shopify's Customer accounts ↗ manual to learn more.

Related links

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