Pro Blogger: Liquid Install – Minimal Theme

The purpose of this article is to provide a Liquid installation cheat sheet specific to users of the free “Minimal” Shopify theme.

It doesn’t replace the more detailed install instructions available but gives you install pointers specific to this theme. The instructions assume that you are aware of the navigation required to edit the theme files listed below. If you are not familiar with these then refer to each of the more detailed articles.

Layout/theme.Liquid

  1. All features
    1. Add {% include ‘pro-blogger-section-wrapper’ %} below <head> on line 7

Sections/article-template.liquid

  1. Author Substitution
    1. Add {% include ‘pro-blogger.shortcode-wrapper’ %} at the top of the file before all existing content .
    2. Search and replace {{ article.content }} with {{ article_contents }}
    3. Search and replace {{ article.author }} with {{ newauthor }}
  2. Related Articles – If you want Related Articles to be below your Article content.
    1. Add  {% include ‘pro-blogger.snippet.related-articles’ %} below the </div> where you just pasted {{ article_contents }}
  3. Related Products – If you want Related Product to be below your Article content.
    1.  Add {% include ‘pro-blogger.snippet.related-products’ %} above or below {% include ‘pro-blogger.snippet.related-articles’ %}.

Sections/blog-template.liquid

  1. Author Substitution
    1. After {% for article in blog.articles %} on line 21. Add {% include ‘pro-blogger.shortcode-wrapper’ %}
    2. Search and replace {{ article.content }} with {{ article_contents }}
    3. Search and replace {{ article.author }} with {{ newauthor }}

Sections/product-template.liquid

  1. Related Product Articles
    1. After the {% endif %}  on line 119. Add {% include ‘pro-blogger.snippet.related-product-articles’ %}  – this will add the Article slider nicely under the Product Images

Snippets/blog-sidebar.liquid

  1. Related Articles – only do add this if you wish to have the Related Articles in your side bar – set your Slider display to only 1 item
    1. After {% endfor %} on line 10. Add {% include ‘pro-blogger.snippet.related-articles’ %}.
  2. Related Products – only do add this if you wish to have the Related Articles in your side bar – set your Slider display to only 1 item
    1. After {% endfor %} on line 10. Add {% include ‘pro-blogger.snippet.related-products’ %}.

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