list-collections

The list-collections template renders the collection list page, which lists all the store's collections. This page is located at the /collections URL of the store.

An example of the list-collections template in Dawn

Location

The list-collections template is located in the templates directory of the theme:

Content

You can include the following in your list-collections template or a section inside of the template:

The collections object

You can access the Liquid collections object to display the store's collections.

Usage

When working with the list-collections template, you should familiarize yourself with the following:

Change the order of collections

Typically, this template includes the following loop through the collections to output the display, which outputs the collections in alphabetical order:

If you want to change the order, then you can build a menu to host the collections in your desired order, and loop through the menu items. If you use this method, then you should build a setting to allow merchants to select the menu that's used. You can access the menu through the Liquid linklist object, filter the menu items for collections based on the link type, and access the collection information through the link object.

For example:

Collection image fallback

You should have a fallback for the case that a collection doesn't have a collection image. For example, you might use the image of the first product within the collection:

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