Change the text in your store

Changing the text in your store

You can customize your store by changing the text used throughout the store. For example, you can change "Cart" to "Shopping bag", or "Sold out" to "Unavailable". Each theme includes a language editor where you can provide the text you want to show in your store:

Language editor tabs

Overview of the language editor

Using the language editor, you can change the words and sentences that appear in your store. If your theme includes other languages, then you can review and update those languages too.

The language editor has a series of tabs across the top of the screen. You might have to click the ... at the right to see all the tabs:

Language editor tabs

The tabs cover the different categories of text in your theme:

General General text and messages including form submissions, subscriptions, and search
Blogs All elements associated with reading, posting, and commenting on blog articles
Cart Content and messages displayed on the cart page
Collections Text associated with creating, viewing, searching, and sorting collections
Contact Field names and messages for contact forms
Customer Field names and messages for customers, accounts, and order details
Home page Messages and labels for frontpage content
Layout Layout-related content such as footer notices and login status messages
Products Messages related to viewing products and product availability
Gift cards Notices related to issuing, using, and managing gift cards
Date formats Format used to indicate month, day, and year.
Checkout and system All checkout content, and system titles, errors, and notices.

To change the text in your theme:

  1. Find the theme you want to edit, and then click Actions > Edit language.

  2. Click the tab that includes the text that you want to change.

  3. Enter the updated text in the fields provided.

  4. Click Save.

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