Creating entries

Create a new entry


  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Content > Metaobjects.
  2. Click on Add entry. If you have more than one metaobject definition available, then choose the definition to base the new entry on.
  3. Complete the fields for your entry. These fields are determined by the metaobject.
  4. Optional: Set the status for your metaobject. New entries are set to Active by default. Active means it's ready to be displayed in your store, but it won't be seen by customers until you publish it. If an entry is set to Draft, then you won't be able to publish it to your store.
  5. Click Save.

Entry handle

Your entry has a generated handle, which is a readable, URL-safe unique identifier specific to a single entry. While you can edit the entry handle, doing so isn't recommended. Be sure you understand the impact changing an entry handle can have before editing the name. This entry handle is used when you reference this entry from channels.

Editing an entry

You can edit entries at any time from the Content > Metaobjects dashboard.

If the entry is published anywhere on your store, then your edits will automatically be reflected wherever the entry is used.

If you want to make changes to the fields that the entry uses, then you need to edit the metaobject and not the individual entry.


  1. Click on an entry to load the details.
  2. Make any required changes to the entry.
  3. Use the drop-down menu to set the status to Draft or Active.
  4. Click Save.

Delete an entry

Deleting an entry can't be undone.


  1. In your Shopify admin, go to Content > Metaobjects.
  2. Click on an entry that you want to delete.
  3. Click Delete. Confirmation text displays to confirm that you want delete the entry.
  4. Click Delete to remove the entry.

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