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The Easiest Guide on Shopify: Add Blog To Homepage [2024]

Published on Oct 03, 2023

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Updated on Feb 08, 2024

Julien Mamalian

CEO, Bloggle

Introduction

You could spend hours trying to figure out how to showcase your new blog on your Shopify store, grappling with settings and wrestling with e-commerce layouts. Or you could spend the next few minutes here and get it right the first time. It's so straightforward, you'll be done by the time you follow along step-by-step as you read.

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Table of Contents

A step-by-step Shopify tutorial to add a blog section to your Shopify homepage

Adding a blog section to your Shopify homepage is a great way to get more visibility for your blog, even on social media. Because the homepage is the most visited page of your Shopify website. But to add blog to Shopify homepage is not possible with all Shopify themes. It differs according to the theme, but most themes provide some way to add blogs to your Shopify homepage. In this guide, we show you how to add latest blogs to Shopify homepage for the Dawn theme (a popular free Shopify theme).

Step 1

Log in to your Shopify Store

Step 2

Go to ‘Online Store > Themes’ and click on Customize

Step 3

In the left sidebar, click on ‘Add Section’

Step 4

From the popup, search for and select the blog post button. It will create blog post section.

Pro Tip: In other themes, this section might be called ‘Related blog posts’, ‘Top blogs’, or something similar.

Step 5

Click on ‘Blog posts’ to customize your blog homepage section.

Step 6

Feel free to play around to manage blogs with the Heading style, size, color scheme, Number of blog posts to show, featured image and more. You can also edit website SEO elements like meta blog title, meta title, meta description, page title etc. You can also add menu items from the dropdown menus and other navigation menus available.

Pro Tip: You can also add custom CSS if you want to modify the look and feel of your blog posts section and blog content as per your liking.

Step 7

You can also click on the ‘Select blog’ button to choose a specific blog category to display on the Homepage

Pro Trip: Keep changing the blog posts you show on your homepage so that returning visitors always have something new to explore.

Step 8

You can also drag the ‘Blog posts’ section to reorder it on the homepage.

Pro Tip: Strategically positioning this section can boost sales. For example, you can add blog posts near your ‘Bestsellers’, ‘New Arrivals’, or ‘Seasonal Collections’ to provide visitors with in-depth info to increase the visibility and sales of those products.

Step 9

Hit Save once you’re done

The homepage is the most prominent page of your Shopify website. It is the page that gets the most traffic. So adding blogs to your homepage is a great way to showcase your expertise and domain knowledge and drive more eyeballs to your blog.

Did You Know? Bloggle is the easiest way to create a personalized Shopify blog that engages your readers. You can create product pages , related blog posts, videos, table of contents, comments section, and more. All in a beautiful, SEO-friendly, and mobile-responsive manner.

Conclusion

You've just discovered the ultimate guide to showcase your blog right on your Shopify homepage. The benefits? Increased customer engagement and a golden opportunity for cross-selling among other advantages. Every minute without this feature is a missed opportunity in customer engagement and potential sales.

So why wait? Log into your Shopify admin panel and review the layout of your homepage now. The steps are simple, the impact significant.

FAQs

1. How Do I Add a Section to My Homepage on Shopify?

You can add a section to your homepage on Shopify by navigating to ‘Online Store > Themes and click on Customize’. From the left sidebar, click on ‘Add section’ to add sections to your Header, Template, or Footer.

2. How Do I Show My Blog Post on My Homepage Shopify?

To show blog posts on your Shopify homepage, navigate to ‘Online Store > Themes and click on Customize’. From the left sidebar in the Template tab, click on ‘Add section’ and select ‘Blog posts’ to add blog page to Shopify.

Julien Mamalian

CEO, Bloggle

After an exciting 5 years of designing and optimizing Shopify sites for well-known French startups, I launched Bloggle. Our mission? To assist merchants worldwide in crafting compelling articles that rank high in SEO and truly engage their audience. In just 3 years, over 2,000 clients have trusted us, publishing more than 55,000 articles through Bloggle. Thanks to them, I’ve learned the keys to success and the pitfalls to avoid

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