The idea of online shopping is to be able to find and purchase the product you want, easily. But imagine having to visit a store and then manually sift through each product until you find yours. You’re probably going to end up getting frustrated and leaving the store to find another one to purchase from. That’s where setting up custom Shopify filters comes in.
Introducing Shopify custom filters. This feature enables you to set up a filter for products by adding tags to the items, based on common searches of how an online shopper would typically look for it.
Following are some filters which are dependent and interrelated:
- Category Filter: Through this filter, We can select a particular category for our products. We can call a single collection’s products through this filter. We can set this filter on the collection page. With this useful filter, we can display products of any particular collection or all.
- Brand Filter: We can select any Brands of category’s product. After selecting Collection, we can select the brand of the product through the brand filter. We can make tags of particular brands at the back-end and call those tags in it. For example, we have the brands Puma, Fastrack, Nike, etc.
- Price Filter: We can have a price filter for any particular price interval. For example, we can have products range between $10-$100. Through this filter, we can fetch the products according to the price which seems easy for the customers to choose. We need to make tags of price interval for the products which lie in any particular interval.
- Material Filter: We can filter products according to the material, Once we have category filter and brand filter selected. We can specify material in the tags for product results. Once we have variant material for the products, we can tag the material name in the product from the back-end.
How do I add filters to Shopify?
You can add filters to Shopify with an app like Searchly or Searchanise. Or, you can work with a Shopify expert like us to set up these custom filters on your Shopify store.
How do I organize my products on Shopify?
You can organize your products on Shopify through the “Products” page on the Shopify dashboard. Here, you can organize your products within different collections.
How do I add a filter to my collection page in Shopify?
Through a Shopify search app like Searchly, you can switch on filters on different pages of your Shopify store, including collection pages.
How to display price ranges on Shopify collection pages?
Using Searchly, you can set up price range filters as one of your filters and choose which pages to show it on. Shopify filter by price lets your shoppers easily narrow their search based on their budget.
This is a must-have feature recommended by our Shopify experts to add to your store. If you have a custom Shopify theme, remember to reach out to your expert to help you enable custom Shopify filters on the store.
If you need help, please free to contact us to set up custom Shopify filters.
Amit Porwal is the Founder and CEO of Expert Village Media, a team of Shopify development experts working on apps that enable merchants to do more with their stores. Check out all the apps here.
After spending alots of hours in building filter by size, color and price, i was unable to build it. can you help me out on this