Enable order notes on your cart page

Cart note example

Every free Shopify theme lets you add a text box to the cart page in which you can capture special instructions on how to prepare and deliver an order. That feature is called order notes.

  1. To enable order notes, go to your Customize theme page. The cart settings for your theme will either be found in the Sections tab, or the General settings tab:

    Cart settings
  2. In the theme preview, navigate to your cart page by clicking on the header cart icon.

  3. In the Cart page section, check Enable cart notes.

    Cart notes
  4. Click Save.

Edit your order notes label

You can edit the label that appears above or alongside the order notes box. By default, the label says “Special instructions for seller”:

Cart notes label
  1. Navigate to the Edit language page in the Themes section of the admin, and search for Special instructions:

    Order notes translate label

  2. Enter a new order notes label.

  3. Click Save.

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