How to change the sort order for the products in a collection on Shopify

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In an online store, products appear in orders that we can arrange it base on our taste or our purpose. If you find one order is no longer fit to your desire, do not miss out this article because I will show you how to change the sort order for the products in a collection on Shopify.

How to change the sort order for the products in a collection

To change the sort order for the products in a collection on Desktop

  • Step 1: From the homepage, press on Products then Collections.

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  • Step 2: Pick out a collection that you want to change the sort order.

  • Step 3: Scroll down until you see Products section, in Sort, you can choose your sort order, such as Newest, Oldest or Bestselling, etc. It is noted that sorting by Best selling is calculated by the number of times a product’s variant is added in purchases, not the number of selling units. Moreover, Best selling sorting is recalculated every week.

change the sort order for the products

  • Step 4: If you want to arrange it on your own, select Manually then hold the ⋮⋮ icon and move it to the place that you want in the product list.

change the sort order for the products

Unlike other settings, changing sort order can be recorded automatically right after your adjustment that you do not have to press Save after completing all the steps.

To change the sort order for the products in a collection on Iphone

  • Step 1: Go to Products from your Shopify admin app, then tap Collections

  • Step 2: In the collection list, choose the one that you want to correct

  • Step 3: To move on setting page, select Edit

  • Step 4: If you want to arrange it on your own, select Manually then hold the ⋮⋮ icon and move it to the place that you want in the product list.

  • Step 5: The detail options will be shown on the screen then click on Sorting and tap on the kind of sorting that you want to use; maybe by Best selling for example

  • Step 6: By selecting Manual, you can rearrange the order of your selection in your style. When choosing this option, you will see handles appear beside your products, tap and drag these one-by-one until you are satisfied with the order.

  • Step 7: Tap Save to finish.

To change the sort order for the products in a collection on Android

  • Step 1: Log-in to Shopify app, choose Products and after that select Collections

change the sort order for the products

  • Step 2: Find the collection needed to edit then select it.

  • Step 3: For adjustment, tap the pencil symbol on the head of the display

  • Step 4: In Sorting, pick an option for your sorting order

change the sort order for the products

  • Step 5: If the automatic orders like Lowest price, Newest,… does not fit your taste, you can create your own order. After choose Manually, hold icon next to the product and drag it to the spot that you want

change the sort order for the products

  • Step 6: To save all changes, tap on the tick symbol

change the sort order for the products

Conclusion

In short, I just provide you with the process of how to change the sort order for the products in a collection on Shopify. It may be a little bit longer for you to use a smartphone to edit, however, it is quite easy no matter you try a computer or phone. I also try to make it clear and simple with the attached pictures for almost all steps that I hope you find this post helpful.

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