Theme settings for Simple

You can use theme settings to customize the colors and typography on your online store. You can also set up links to your social media accounts, edit your cart settings, and add a favicon.

Simple includes the following theme settings:

Colors

You can choose the colors for the different parts of your online store.

Customize your color settings

  1. Next to Simple, click Customize.

  2. Click Theme settings.

  3. Click Colors.

  4. For each type of content, click the color swatch to use the color picker. The Recently selected area shows colors that you have recently selected for your theme. The Currently used area shows colors that you are currently using in other parts of your theme.

    To set the color to transparent, click None.

  5. Click Save.

Typography

With Simple, you can change the font and font size of the text in your store.

You can set the font style and size for the text on your online store.

Customize your typography settings

  1. Next to Simple, click Customize.

  2. Click Theme settings.

  3. Click Typography.

  4. For each type of text, click Change to use the font picker.

  5. Explore fonts by using the search field, or by clicking Load more.

    To see all of the available fonts, see Shopify's font library.

  6. Click the name of the font that you want to use.

  7. To change the font to a different style, such as bold or italic, click Regular. Next, click the style that you want to use, and then click Select.

  8. Click Save.

Social media

You can add social sharing buttons for your products and blog posts, and links to your social media accounts.

To customize the social media settings:

  1. Next to Simple, click Customize.

  2. Click Theme settings.

  3. Click Social media.

  4. To upload a social sharing image, in the Social sharing image area, click Select image or Explore free images.

  5. To add links to your social media accounts, in the Social accounts area, enter the links to your accounts in the fields provided. Enter full links, such as https://instagram.com/shopify, or https://twitter.com/shopify.

  6. To add a Rich Site Summary or RSS for a blog, in the Social accounts area, click Select blog.

    Links to your social media accounts and blog RSS show in the sidebar of your online store.

  7. To add social sharing buttons to your products and blog posts, in the Sharing options area, check any or all of the checkboxes.

    You can add the following sharing buttons:

    • Share on Facebook
    • Tweet on Twitter
    • Pin on Pinterest (not available for blog post sharing)
  8. Click Save.

Sharing options

You can also let your customers share content from your online store to their social media accounts. In the Sharing options section, select the check box for each type of social media sharing that you want to allow:

  • Check Share on Facebook to enable the Facebook sharing button for products or blog posts.

  • Check Tweet on Twitter to enable the Twitter sharing button for products or blog posts.

  • Check Pin on Pinterest to enable the Pinterest sharing button for products or blog posts.

Favicon

You can upload a favorites icon, or a "favicon", which can help brand your online store by displaying your logo in the following locations:

  • your web browser tab
  • your web browser's history
  • icons on your desktop
  • next to your online store name when it is bookmarked.

To upload a favicon:

  1. In the Simple section, click Customize.

  2. Click Theme settings.

  3. Click Favicon.

  4. In the Favicon image area, click Select image, and then do one of the following:

    • To select an image you have already uploaded to your Shopify admin, click the Library tab.
    • To select an image from your local computer, click the Library tab, and then click the plus button.
  5. Click Save.

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