If you’re new to Shopify theme development, your first impression might be that every collection, page, blog post, and product page is controlled by a single template. Luckily this isn’t the case, and there are a number of ways you can apply different, or ‘alternate’, templates to these various page types.
This Shopify tutorial will run you through the basics of creating your first alternate template, so that you can start customizing your clients’ themes even further.
In this article, you’ll learn how to:
- Create alternative templates for pages, products, and collections
- Use Liquid to set up conditional rules that apply to specific types of products
- Use URL querystrings to apply alternative templates to themes