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Announcement bar

The Announcement bar displays up to 3 rotating announcements at the top of every page. Let customers know about current promotions, sales, new product lines, or other need-to-know updates with optional links to other pages.

Add announcements

Add up to 3 announcements with optional links and custom colors. For multiple announcements, you can set the time between announcements when rotating.

Steps

In your theme editor (Customize):

  1. Click the arrow beside the Announcement bar section to reveal the announcement blocks.

  2. Click on an Announcement block to open the block settings.

    Click (+) Add announcement to create new announcements.

    Click Remove block or the eye icon to delete or hide a block.

  3. Enter your Announcement text as a message to your customers.

    We recommend using no more than 10 words.

  4. Enter Mobile announcement text if you need to shorten the original text for small screen sizes.

  5. (Optional.) Click the Announcement Link field to select a page from your online store or enter a URL to direct customers to another page.

  6. Click Save.

Announcement autoplay

By default, multiple announcements will auto-rotate every 4 seconds. Change the time between announcements or disable autoplay to let customers click through announcements manually.

Set time between announcements

Display each announcement between 3 to 15 seconds. Announcements with more words may need more time for customers to read them.

Steps

  1. Click on the Announcement bar section to open the section settings.
Announcement bar settings
Announcement bar settings
  1. Click and drag the slider to select the number of seconds to display each announcement (between 3 and 15 seconds).

    Slider for time between announcements

    Announcements will pause when customers hover over the announcement bar.

  2. Click Save.

Turn off autoplay

If you turn off autoplay, the announcement bar displays next / previous arrows to let customers click through at their own pace.

Turning off autoplay can make your online store accessible to more customers, including people with disabilities. Learn more about accessibility for themes to help make the web inclusive and usable for everyone.

Steps

  1. Click on the Announcement bar section to open the section settings.

  2. Click to uncheck the Enable autoplay checkbox.

  3. Click Save.

Section colors

Change the announcement bar's background and text color to match your branding.

Steps

  1. Click on the Announcement bar section to open the section settings.

  2. (Optional.) Select the Background color and Text color of the announcement bar.

    We recommend using WebAIM's contrast checker when matching colors to make sure your text is clear and readable for everyone.

  3. Click Save.

Hide announcement bar

The Announcement bar automatically hides when there are no announcements or are all hidden.

Steps

  1. Click the eye icon next to each announcement block or click Remove block in the block settings.

  2. Click Save.

Announcement bar section settings

Click on the Announcement bar section to find the following settings:

Configuration Settings

Enable autoplay

Choose whether to auto-rotate multiple announcements.

Time between announcements

The number of seconds that each announcement is displayed. Choose between 3 and 15.

Background color

Select a color for the entire announcement bar background.

Text color

Select a color for the announcement text.

Announcement block settings

Click on the Announcement blocks to find the following settings:

Configuration Settings

Announcement text

Enter text for a single announcement.

Mobile announcement text

Enter alternate text to better fit smaller screen sizes.

Select a page to direct customers to when they click the announcement text.

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