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How to Set Up Collection Filters & Links

Note:

Please note the below only applies for Online Store 2.0-compatible Envy theme versions - if you are currently working with a vintage theme version, Version 27.2.4 and earlier, your theme will offer very different options as part of the Online Store 1.0 theme architecture.

For more information relating to the spilt discussed here, please see the below:

Theme architecture versions

 

As part of the new Online Store 2.0 theme architecture, the Collection Page template can natively host a number of Filters, to allow your customers to easily browse through any given Collection Page template with the filter applied to sort the Shopify Products as preferred.


Enabling Filters - Admin

To enable Filters, if preferred, please navigate to:

1. Admin
2. Online Store → Navigation
3. Scroll down to Collection and search filters.
4. Click Add filters.

 

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Within this menu, please select one or more filter options from the list of available filters to enable these for use within your theme.

Once happy with your final selection, please select Done to save your product options, before using the Save option to finalise the changes and update the filters on the Collection Page template.


Filter options

The native options available for Filters are:

  • Availability
  • Primary price
  • Vendor
  • Product type 

You can also add a number of Custom Filters, within the Shopify Admin space - for more detailed guidance on this, please consult the Shopify guide below:


Custom filters


Enabling Filters - Themes

Once the above has been completed, the filters can be enabled by navigating to:

1. Admin
2. Online store → Themes → Customise
3. Select 'Collection pages' from the page selector dropdown, and select the default template when prompted.
4. Select 'Collection sidebar/filter' from the left-hand settings panel, and select the 'Show filtering' option from the updated menu:

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Still need help?

 

Email our friendly support team with your query: theme-support@weareeight.com.

So that we can best help, please ensure you provide key details including:

  • What your query is about

  • Which theme you are using

  • Your .myshopify.com URL

  • Your .myshopify.com password (if the shop is locked for visiting customers)

  • Any screenshots that may help us resolve your query as quickly as possible.

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