Creating and modifying automated collections

Creating an automated collection involves setting up conditions to match the products that you want in the collection. You can also set up a sort order and other details.

Create an automated collection

Learn how to create an automated collection:

If you don't want to publish the collection as soon as you create it, then you can set a specific date when the collection will be published to your online store. Learn more about future publishing.

To create an automated collection:

Add selection conditions for an automated collection

When you create an automated collection, you can add one or more conditions for it in the Conditions section. That section will also show any conditions that you've already added to the collection.

For more information about conditions, see Conditions for automated collections.

To add a condition to an automated collection:

Change the publish date of a collection

You can set a specific publishing date for a collection to become available in your online store:

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Products > Collections.

  2. Click a collection.

  3. In the Sales channels section, click the calendar icon beside Online Store:

    Calendar icon in a collection's Sales channels section — Shopify admin

  4. Set the date and time that you want to publish the collection.

  5. Click Save.

Change the contents of an automated collection

You can change the contents of an automated collection by editing the conditions or by editing a product so that it doesn't meet the conditions.

To edit a collection's conditions:

Delete a collection

To permanently delete a collection:

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