Featured collection

Theme section

The Featured collection section displays a single-row carousel of products from a selected collection.

See the Featured collection row section for a carousel of products with a title card included as the first column.

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 Featured collection.

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

Select a Collection to display its products in a grid with adjustable rows and columns.


In your theme editor (Customize):

  1. Click the Featured collection section to open the settings.

  2. Use the Select collection button find the collection you want to feature.

    We recommend collections with at least 4 products.

  3. Use the slider to set the Maximum number of products to display from your collection. Between 3 and 15.

    The products will display in the sort order as set in your Shopify admin settings. Learn more about admin settings for your collection pages layout ↗.

  4. Select the Number of columns to display on desktop screens.

    On mobile devices, one column is displayed.

  5. To make your 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. Click Save.

Section headings and button

Add section headings and an optional button that can link to your collection or another page.


In your theme editor (Customize):

  1. Click on the Featured collection grid section to open the section settings.

  2. Enter Heading text to display a section title.

    The default heading is "Featured collection."

  3. Enter Subheading text to display below the heading.

    Use the formatting buttons to add text styles, links, or lists. To learn more, see Shopify's Rich text editor guide ↗.

  4. Enter short text for the Button label to link to the collection page.

    Leave this field blank to remove the button.

    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?"

  5. Click Save.

Section style

Customize the section Style with options for section Spacing, Animation, and Alternate section color.


In your theme editor (Customize):

  1. Click on the section to find the Section style settings.

  2. Choose whether to Enable animation to show visual effects when scrolling, hovering, or interacting with the section.

    Learn more about Section animations in Spark.

  3. Choose to enable the Alternate section color to apply the secondary section colors selected in your theme settings for colors.

  4. Select a Spacing option to add padding around the section content.

    Add padding to either the Top and bottom, Top only, Bottom only, or set it to None.

  5. Select the Spacing amount for the padded sides of the section: Full, Half, or Minimum.

  6. Click Save.

Settings reference

Click the Featured collection section to find the following settings.

Section style

Related links

Featured collection row Product listing settings Collection pages Shopify collections guide ↗

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