Manual collections

A manual collection includes the specific products you choose. The collection will always contain the same products unless you add or remove them.

Create a manual collection

Learn how to create a manual collection:

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You can create a manual collection and add products to the collection. If the collection is available to your online store, then you can change the order that products will display on the collection page.

To create a manual collection:

  1. From your Shopify admin, click Products, and then click Collections.

  2. Click Create collection.

  3. In the Collection details section, enter a title and description for the collection.

  4. Click Choose image to upload an image for the collection.

  5. In the Select products section, click Manually select products:

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  6. Click Save collection.

  7. In the Products section, click Add products, and then select a product to add to the collection. Repeat this step until you have added all of the products that you want to add to the collection.

  8. If you want to change the display order for the products in the collection, then click the drop-down list beside Sort, and then select an option. If you select Manually, then you can click and drag the products to reorder them.

  9. In the Search engine listing preview section, you can preview how your collection will appear in search engine results. If you want to edit this information, then click Edit website SEO and make changes.

  1. In the Sales channels section, select the sales channels where you want your collection to be available.

If you don't want to publish the collection when 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.

  1. Click Save.

Add products to a manual collection

To add products to a manual collection:

  1. From your Shopify admin, click Products, and then click Collections.

  2. Click the name of the collection that you want to add products to.

  3. In the Products section, click Add products.

  4. In the Add products drop-down list, click each product that you want to add to your collection.

  5. Click Save.

Add a product to existing collections from its details page

You can add a product to one or more existing manual collections from the product's details page.

To add a product to a collection:

  1. From your Shopify admin, click Products.

  2. Click the product that you want to add to a collection.

  3. In the Collections section, select one or more existing collections.

  4. Click Save to add the product to all the selected collections.

Remove products from a manual collection

To remove products from a manual collection:

  1. From your Shopify admin, click Products, and then click Collections.

  2. Click the name of the collection that you want to update.

  3. In the Products section, click the x beside every product that you want to delete from your collection. This doesn't delete the product from Shopify.

  4. Click Save.

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