How to add products to collections on Shopify

Organizing your products into collections on Shopify can help customers navigate your store more efficiently and discover related items. Collections allow you to group products based on categories, themes, or attributes, making it easier for shoppers to find what they're looking for. Here's how to add products to collections on Shopify:

1. Access Shopify Admin:

Log in to your Shopify admin dashboard using your credentials.

2. Navigate to Products:

From the Shopify admin, click on "Products" in the left-hand sidebar to access your product listings.

3. Select Product to Edit:

Choose the product you want to add to a collection from your list of products.

4. Edit Product Details:

In the product details page, scroll down to the "Organization" section.

5. Assign Collection:

Under the "Collections" heading, click on the "Manage" link to assign the product to one or more collections.

6. Choose Collection(s):

In the collections window, select the collection(s) to which you want to add the product. You can choose existing collections or create new collections directly from this window.

7. Save Changes:

After selecting the appropriate collection(s), click on the "Done" or "Save" button to save your changes and close the collections window.

8. Verify Product Assignment:

Confirm that the product has been successfully added to the selected collection(s) by checking the collections listed under the "Organization" section on the product details page.

Additional Considerations

  • Collection Structure: Consider creating a logical and intuitive collection structure that aligns with your store's product offerings and customer preferences. Group products into categories or themes that make sense for your target audience.
  • Collection Display: Customize the display settings for your collections to showcase them effectively on your Shopify store. Use imagery, featured products, and promotional banners to highlight key collections and encourage browsing.
  • Automated Collections: Explore Shopify's automated collection feature, which allows you to set conditions for products to be automatically included in collections based on attributes such as tags, product type, or vendor. Automated collections can save time and effort in managing your product catalog.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I add products to multiple collections?

A: Yes, you can add products to multiple collections in Shopify. When editing a product's details, simply select all relevant collections to which you want to add the product. This allows you to organize products into multiple categories or themes for easier browsing.

Q: How do I create a new collection in Shopify?

A: To create a new collection in Shopify, navigate to the "Collections" section in your Shopify admin dashboard. Click on the "Create collection" button and enter the necessary details, such as the collection name, description, and image. You can then manually add products to the new collection or set conditions for products to be automatically included based on specific criteria.

Q: Can I customize the order of products within a collection?

A: Yes, you can customize the order of products within a collection by manually rearranging them in the collection editor. Simply drag and drop products to reorder them according to your preference. Alternatively, you can set specific sort options such as alphabetical order, price, or date added.

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