As a store owner, you might want to build your store’s navigation. By adding a menu item, you can make it easier to the customers to find your products. With only some simple steps, you can add menu items that link to your webpages, products, collections, store policies, blogs or blog posts, email links, external websites, etc.
All you have to do is just follow these steps of How to add a menu item on Desktop, iPhone, and Android.
After logging into your Shopify admin account, find
Online Store in the column on the left side of your page and click on it. When options pop up right under the
Online Store line, click on
Navigation to choose it.
Navigation, you will be directed to the
Navigation page. Under the
Menu section, you will see a list of menu titles. Click on the title of the menu that you want to edit.
When entering the chosen menu page, you will see the
Menu items section in which contains a button called
Add menu item. Choose that option to enter the next step of your wanted action.
Add menu item box pops up, you will have to enter the title for the menu item in the
Name field. Choose your menu’s name wisely because it will show up in the menu.
After finished naming your menu item, click on the
Link field to select the link type for your menu item. There are choices such as
Home which links to your store’s home page,
Products that leads to a specific chosen collection/product or all of your collections/products,
Blogs to your store’s web page or blog,
Blog posts for a specific blog post on the store, and
Policies will lead your customers to your online store’s policies. If you are already having an external website address for your menu item, enter it right in the field. If case you want to create an email link, only the
mailto:email@example.com format will be accepted.
Please select a specific destination if you want to select a link type. Selecting
Home means your online store’s home page is automatically set to be the destination.
When choosing the name and link to your menu item, click on
Add and close the
Add menu item box. Click on
Save to finish your action. You can find the button both in your upper right and your bottom right.
Enter your Shopify app. Tap
Store for more options about your store.
When led to the
Store page, scroll down to find the
Sale channels section. Tap
Online Store for more choices to manage your online store.
Navigation in the
Online Store page to open the navigation page for your online store.
After entering the chosen
Navigation page, choose the menu that you want to edit by tapping on the menu’s title.
Like in the Desktop, tap
Add menu item to add details about your new menu item.
Your menu item needs a name. Enter the menu’s title that will be displayed in your menu.
After choosing your menu item’s name, tap on the
Link field and enter your specific website address or select choices in the link types list for an external website. The choices Use the format
mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org to create your email link.
A selected link type will need a specific destination. Selecting
Home means the destination of the link will be set to your store’s home page automatically.
Save menu when finished your choices. Your actions will be saved.
Enter your Shopify app. Choose
Store on your bottom very right side for more options.
Store page, scroll down to find the
Sale channels section and tap
Online Store to be directed to the next step.
When entering the
Online Store page, scroll down and tap
Navigation, you will be directed to the navigation page with the list of menus pops up. Choose the menu that you want to make a change on it by tap on the menu’s title.
In the main menu page, tap
Add menu item to start your action.
Add menu item box, tap on the
Name field and enter your menu item’s chosen name. That title will appear in the menu.
Paste a link in the
Link field or choose a link type in the list that pops up after you tap on the field. There are choices such as
Blog posts, and
Policies. By using the format
mailto:email@example.com, you can easily create an email link.
A specific destination must be selected if you are going to select a link type. By selecting
Home, you will make sure that your store’s home page will be automatically set as the destination.
Finish your action by tapping
Add to close the
Add menu item box. Then tap the
Save Menu button on top of your screen to confirm your action.
Build your online store’s navigation is an essential step to develop your business. Yet, it can be so easy just by following these above steps of How to add a menu item on Shopify that I have just introduced to you. I hope you will find it helpful.