Shopify Themes Built to Handle Large Catalogs
There are tons of amazing Shopify themes out there, but many of them weren’t built with large catalogs in mind. When you have a massive inventory, you need to be able to feature multiple collections on the home page and keep all your products organized.
If you read our last post about integrating your Amazon account with Shopify and you’re trying to figure out the best theme, or if you’re just new to Shopify and trying to make sense of all the options, we’ll help narrow things down for you. Read on to learn about the best themes to handle your immense inventory.
This theme is great for stores with a variety of product types. Mobile-friendly and SEO-optimized, it comes with three different styles to choose from. It’s super easy to customize without editing any code.
+ Multi-level menu makes it easy to display a lot of options in an organized fashion
+ Home page collection grid allows you to feature products from different categories
+ Advanced product filtering lets customers sort by product type, price and more
+ Product quick view creates a popup so customers stay on the same page
+ Home and product page videos help you show off your products
Stores using the ShowTime theme:
This theme’s look is based on Amazon’s design, so you know it’s a proven winner. Tons of customization options, three style choices and great customer support make it a top choice.
+ Menu lists help customers navigate your large catalog
+ Advanced product filtering lets customers hone in on what they want
+ Live search displays quick links for products and pages
+ Quick buy makes adding items to your cart a snap
+ Custom promotion tiles allow you to promote sales and featured products
Stores using the Empire theme:
Symmetry is a popular theme due to its flexible image layouts, full width slideshows and amazing customization options. Unlike the other themes in this article, Symmetry offers four style choices instead of the usual three.
+ Long-form home page lets you feature tons of content
+ Slideshows give you even more space to show off product features
+ Multi-level menu makes navigation easy
+ Quick buy lets customers buy straight from the home page
+ Customizable home page rows allow you to feature products, promos, blog posts, etc.
+ Built-in Instagram feed, newsletter signup and Google location map
Stores using the Symmetry theme:
A modern, versatile theme designed to handle large catalogs, Canopy caters to shop owners who need lots of configuration options in a fresh, clean layout with three style choices.
+ Mega menus allow you to create full-width menus in an organized format
+ Home page gallery allows you to showcase up to 20 products
+ Slideshow rows let you feature even more products
+ Customizable rows let you show off featured products, ads, videos and more
+ Full-width Instagram feed shows off your product images
Stores using the Features theme:
If you’ve got a ton of products, you need a Shopify theme capable of handling that inventory and showcasing it in the best way possible. You can’t go wrong if you pick one of these themes.
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