product template renders the product page, which contains a product's media and content, as well as a form for customers to select a variant and add it to the cart.
product template is located in the
templates directory of the theme:
You should include the following in your
product template or a section inside of the template:
- The product object
- The product form, with the following components:
Optionally, you migh want to show product recommendations on the product page.
The product object
You can access the Liquid
product object to display the product details.
The product form
The product form is the main method for customers to add a product variant to the cart. You can include the product form with the Liquid
form tag and accompanying
Inside the form, you need the following:
The variant selector
The variant selector is an input element with an attribute of
name="id". Its value reflects the variant ID of the variant to be added to the cart.
Typically, the variant selector is a
<select> element, whose
<option>s are populated with a loop through all the product's variants. You can also select a variant by default, based on a variant link, or availability, using the
selected_or_first_available_variant attribute of the product object:
The quantity input
You should include a quantity input to allow customers to choose the quantity of a variant that they're adding to the cart. This input needs to have an attribute of
name="quantity", and the value must be an integer greater than 1:
Dynamic checkout buttons
Line item properties
You can give customers the option to include additional information for a variant that's added to the cart with line item properties. This can be useful for things like collecting monogram or engraving text, uploading files, and more.
These properties are captured through input elements with an attribute of
property-name is the desired name of your custom property. Any property inputs need to be included inside the product form:
When working with the
product template, you should familiarize yourself with the following:
The Cart AJAX API
You can use the Cart API, which is part of the AJAX API, to allow customers to add a variant to the cart without redirecting them to the cart page afterwards.