Header settings


General settings


Desktop logo position 

Displays the logo in the header:

  • Middle left: Displays the logo in line with the main menu, centered vertically, and aligned to the left.
  • Middle center (default): Displays the logo in the center of the header
  • Top left: Displays the logo above the main menu, and aligns the logo and menu items to the left.
  • Top center: Displays the logo above the main menu, and aligns the logo and menu items in the center.

*Changes of logo position you can view on a large screen, such as a desktop.

Menu Select the menu to use for your main menu.
Desktop menu type
  • Dropdown menu: A classic menu style that displays a list of links in a dropdown format when clicked.
  • Mega menu: An expansive menu style that can showcase multiple columns of content, including menu items, links, and featured collection (collection image and button to collection detail page). The overlay background adds an interactive and visually appealing touch to the menu design.
  • Drawer: A compact menu that slides in from the side of the screen, offering a sleek and space-saving navigation solution.
Sticky header (when menu type is dropdown menu or mega menu)
  • None – without sticky header.
  • On scroll up: The header shows on the screen as customers scroll up. Disappears when the customer scrolls down.
  • Always: The header shows on the screen as customers scroll down and up.
  • Always, reduced logo size: The header shows on the screen as customers scroll down and up. Size of the logo is reduced when the sticky header is displayed.
Show separator line

Shows a line to visually separate the header

(Mega menu) from the page's content.

Navigation color

This setting enables you to pick a color for the header menu links, icons (search, login, wishlist, cart), country/region, and language selectors. You can customize the following link colors:

  • Text main color
  • Text secondary color
  • Headings color
  • Headings secondary color

It's important to note that the color scheme you choose for these four options will be consistent throughout your website. So, when you update the theme settings for these text colors, the same color scheme will be applied to other sections or blocks that use text elements. 

Navigation color on hover

Choose the color for header links when they are hovered over and to highlight the active page. You can personalize these colors using the following options:

  • Text main color
  • Text secondary color
  • Headings color
  • Headings secondary color


Search 


Setting Description
Enable search  Check this box to display the search icon in the header.
Search icon color  Select a color for the search icon.


Account 


Setting Description
Account icon color  Select a color for the account icon.


Cart 


Setting Description
Cart icon color  Select a color for the cart icon.

Mega menu

Setting Description
Promoted Collection Select the primary collection that you want to showcase in the mega menu. This featured collection will be prominently displayed to catch the attention of visitors. Visitors can interact with the collection through a button leading to the detail collection page.
Mega menu overlay A visually engaging feature that adds an overlay effect to the mega menu. This overlay can include images, or patterns that provide a stylish and immersive navigation experience for users.

Country/region and language selectors

Setting Description
Enable country/region selector (To add a country/region, go to your market settings)

If you add a country selector to your theme, then your customers can choose their country or region from a dropdown list of countries and regions that you've added in your Shopify Payments settings. The local currency is also displayed in the dropdown list beside each country or region.

*If your store is on the Shopify Plus plan, then your store automatically sets your customers' country or region and currency based on their IP address.

Enable language selector (To add a language, go to your language settings)

Providing content in your customers' native language can improve sales by making it easier for them to understand your marketing, product details, shipping, and return policies. This is particularly important for international customers. To enable multiple languages on your Shopify store, you can create separate URLs for each translated version of your content. When a customer lands on a translated URL, your store will automatically display the corresponding translated version, if available. 

*Make sure that you have a multi-setup of languages in your store settings.


Wishlist 

Setting Description
Show wishlist icon (To add a wishlist, go to your wishlist settings.) When the icon is visible in the header, you can see the number of products added to the wishlist page.
Link to wishlist page

To set up a Wishlist page, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Theme Store > Pages > Add Page.
  2. In the 'Title' field, type "Wishlist".
  3. Select 'wishlist' as the theme template.
  4. Save the page.
  5. Now, in the theme customizer, find the field related to linking to the Wishlist page.
  6. Click on the field and select your newly created Wishlist page from the dropdown list of options.

Mobile layout

Setting Description
Submenu style

Try two options suggested for the mobile submenu view and choose which is better for your design preferences:

  • Dropdown
  • Slide

Spacing

Setting Description
Bottom margin This setting allows you to add additional space at the bottom of the header to other section.

Section settings 


Setting Description
Background color There are six options: Background main, Section Background section 1,2,3,4,5. Colors for these backgrounds, you can set in Theme Settings/Colors block/Background color.
Padding: You can set equal paddings for the top and bottom of the header, but if you want to add more space at the bottom to other section, you can use the “Bottom margin” option in the “Spacing” block of settings.
Top padding The "Top padding" setting allows you to adjust the amount of space at the top of the header using a slider. 
Bottom padding The "Bottom padding" setting functions similarly to the "Section top padding" setting but controls the space at the bottom of the header. 
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