settings_data.json file contains the setting values for a theme based on the settings included in settings_schema.json.
For example, you can use the following theme setting to allow a merchant to choose a color for the page background:
This adds an entry for
Any time that the value of
color_page_bg is changed in the theme editor,
settings_data.json is updated with the new value.
settings_data.json file is located in the
config directory of the theme:
settings_data.json file has two parent objects:
||Contains all of the setting values that are currently saved in the theme editor.|
||Contains an object for each theme style. Each object is in the same format as
When working with the
settings_data.json file, you should familiarize yourself with theme styles.
Theme stylesAnchor link to section titled "Theme styles"
A theme style is a collection of theme setting defaults that enable merchants to easily change the general look and feel of the theme through the theme editor when getting started.
Selecting a theme style updates the
current object to use the associated theme style values. However, only values from presentational settings are updated.
Presentational settingsAnchor link to section titled "Presentational settings"
Presentational settings are settings that are related to a visual aspect of the theme. Examples of presentational settings include the color and font applied to text, or whether a specific element is visible.
The following input types are presentational settings. Values for these settings are overwritten when switching theme styles.