5 Shopify Configuration Tips To Make Use Of
Proper configuration is essential to keep your Shopify Ecommerce store running in optimal efficiency. You want to encourage potential customers into purchasing your products or signing up for your services by enabling the best customer experience through your online store. Here are 5 Shopify configuration tips that can help you do so:
1. Manage Currencies
Access your Shopify dashboard and look for the themes tab. Choose customise theme and look for currency options. Choose if you want to display your currency selectors on your Shopify stores, choose if you want tp set up the money format for displaying prices (with or without currency codes). Remember to set default currency for your store.
In the appeared section you may choose whether to display currency selector on your store front-end or not, change money format to display your prices with/without currency code (e.g. $10.00/$10.00 USD), add/remove currencies in currency selector drop-down and set default currency for your store. Click on publish changes to save whatever has been made.
2. Manage Banners
Locate the themes section and choose the theme you are currently using. Click on customise theme to open it and search for custom blocks. This is where the banner settings are. Choose the file button under Showcase to look for your image and upload it in. Once you are finished, choose publish changes and open the Home page again to see if the changes have been applied.
3. Slider Options
Slider options can be accessed through the page source. Locate the script that initialises sliders and make use of the template files to change your slide configuration values. Open up your admin section and choose themes. You will then be able to edit files according to what you want applied in your Shopify store.
4. Featured Collection
Locate the online store section of your Shopify store. Look for the themes option and choose customise. Scroll through the options list and select the layout/content settings to access the drop down menu. Look for Homepage products collection and choose that. Once you have done so, choose from the list of collections available to feature one. Once you have done so, save the changes- you should have successfully set your collection as featured in your Shopify store.
5. Google Map Location
Locate the settings section and search for store address. Take the opportunity to fill in all of the relevant information about your store before you choose to save. This will successfully save your address and become the address that will appear in your subsequent invoices. Take the time to make amendments to the store location on Google Maps too. Locate the pages section in your Shopify admin panel and choose the contact us page. Click on the right brackets of your content field to check the source code- you will see iframe with content. This is the content that defines your Google map address. Get your new code for your custom location and go to Google maps so you can paste your address into the search bar and select the round wheel on the bottom right of the page to share and embed the map. Select embed map when the dialogue box shows, copy the iframe source code and replace it on the contact us page. Save once you are done.