Footer

The Footer, located at the very bottom of your storefront, can be used to contain crucial things such as links to Terms and Conditions, Returns policies, business address, sizing, accepted payments and so on.

The Footer keeps these things tidy, always accessible and clearly presented.

Setting up the Footer

Here is where you can find your footer in your theme Settings:

  1. Admin

  2. Online Store → Themes → Customise

  3. Sections

  4. Footer

Tip

The 'Footer' will always be at the bottom of your 'Sections' view and its placement cannot be moved.

Settings

Payment icons

Once ticked, this checkbox will display, on your storefront, a list of all enabled payment methods currently active in “Admin → Settings”.

The payment icons are generated by the theme and the number of icons shown can't be edited.

Icons will appear in your footer and will be shown in color only:

Note

Further information about payment icons can be found here:

Add credit card icons

Selectors

Language Selector

Displays or hides the Language Selector option for customer use - see below for information referring to the setup:

Currency Selector

Displays or hides the Currency Selector option for customer use - see below for information referring to the setup:

Content

You can add up to 4 content 'blocks' to your store’s footer, and the theme will change the screen layout to accommodate whichever blocks you choose to show, spacing them evenly using an invisible grid.

Add a block of content:

Choose up to 4 blocks:

Re-order your content blocks by dragging and dropping:

Here is how the spacing between content blocks changes depending on the number of blocks used:

4 Blocks:

3 Blocks:

2 Blocks:

1 Block:

Newsletter

Add a newsletter which will have the header “Join our mailing list” and an email entry box automatically applied:

A custom newsletter description can be added in if you wish:

When a customer adds an email address in to this box, it will populate your “customers” list in your Shopify admin area:

Admin → Customers

Text

Add custom text content to the footer. You can add a heading, and other general text.

Tip

Text can be bold, italic and hyperlinked using the selectors shown in the text entry box:

Social icons

This block will show all of your active social media icons. You can set these in the 'Social media' section, within Theme settings'.

  1. Admin

  2. Online Store → Themes → Customise

  3. Theme settings

  4. Social media

For further information on this, take a look at our dedicated guide:

This allows you to add a vertical stack of links and 'heading' text of your choice to be displayed above the stack.

  1. To create a stack of links called a "menu", head to: Admin → Online store → Navigation

  2. Select "Add menu" shown at the top right of your screen

  3. Title the menu - call it "Footer test" for now if you like

  4. Select "Add menu item"

  5. Name the link something like "About us" or "Terms and conditions"

  6. Choose where the link takes the customer

  7. Select "Add" and you’re done

Then head back to your theme's customisation area and select this newly created "block" of links for your footer by clicking “change”, then choosing the “footer test” you just made.

You should see the change visible on your footer.

How can I remove “powered by Shopify”?

This can be achieved by following the below guide

Here’s a great Shopify guide which should satisfy all your navigational needs:

Shopify Help - Menus and Links