If you offer a large number of kinds of products to your customers, you will want to group them in categories to help you manage it as well as help the consumers to shop easier. For example, you want to divide your products into 2 types, for men and for women, you can use a drop-down menu to do that and this is also the topic of this writing. In particular, I will show you the process of how to add a drop-down menu from the main menu on Shopify.
Sign in to your account on Shopify and choose
Online store under the
Sales channels section. The options list for the
Online store will appear that click on
Navigation, which is the fourth one.
Navigation, you will see the
Menus part and your menu list. Find the one with the title
Main menu then press on it.
You can select an item from your list to be the name of your drop-down menu or create the new one by click on
Add menu item. Another dialog box will appear that fill in the
Link and choose
Add respectively. If you don’t want the header to have a reference, you can add
# in the
If you use the new header for the drop-down menu, you can do the same to add items for that menu. Select
Add menu item and put in the title as well as the destination for the link.
⋮⋮ icon and drag the item to the place under the header of your menu. For example, my menu title is
Catalog and I want it consists of 2 options
For women and
For men. I will follow the instruction and this is the result:
At the end of the page, you can see the
Save menu button that press on it to store all changes and end the process.
Store from your admin display. Next, press on the
Online store which is right below the
Sales channels section.
Look for the
Navigation in the settings list of the
Online store, it stays at the fourth place and also under the
In the detailed page of
Navigation, you will see the list of all of the menus on your store. Tap on the one named
Main menu, you can see
Menu items section which consists of all the items in the
Main menu. Decide one to be the header of the drop-down menu or add a new item instead.
Add menu item to create a new item for the drop-down menu. If you click on it, a new box will appear that you have to enter the name and the link for the item. Instead of picking a destination from the list, you can put in
# to mark that there is no reference for this item.
Tap on the
⋮⋮ symbol and move it to the nest under the title of your drop-down menu. Once you change the place of an item, you will see that there is a
🔻 icon next to the header.
After completing all these above steps, select
Save menu to finish and help the system record all your adjustment.
Get access to Shopify app on your smartphone with the log-in account. Choose
Online store respectively.
On the top of the
Online store settings, it is the
Themes section and the preview of your store theme. Scroll down and find the option named
All of your menus will appear in the
Menus that you have to press on the one with the title as
Decide a name for your menu header by choosing one from the items list. If you want to put in a new title, you can select
Add menu item and enter the needed information in the boxes.
You have to choose
Add menu item again but this time, you will create items for the menu you just named. Fill in the
Link respectively then tap
Add. You need to complete these two details but there is the case that you don’t want to include any reference to the item, you can enter
# in the
Link instead of choosing a destination.
Press on the
⋮⋮ symbol and drag the item to spot under the name of your drop-down menu. After you’re done, a
🔻 will appear beside the drop-down title that if you click on it, it will show/hide the components of the menu.
When you make any adjustment, the system will remind you of
Unsaved change then remember to tap on
Save at the top of the display or scroll down to the end of the page and select
To conclude, this writing is the instruction of how to add a drop-down menu from the main menu on Shopify. You can change the default menu for most themes that you can apply what you’ve learned in this topic regularly. Hope that you enjoy this post and find it helpful to you.