Creating custom filters on Shopify

You can create your own filters (custom filters) and use them in the Search Results Widget or Filters on collections. A custom filter is based on a standard filter, but it contains specific filter values, unlike a standard one. It can be especially helpful for filters based on tags.

To create a custom filter, follow these steps:

Step 1. Create a custom filter

  1. Go to Smart Search & Filter control panel > Filters section > General tab.
  2. Click the + button in the top-right corner.
  3. Enter Filter title – it will be displayed in the storefront.
  4. Select the standard filter in the Based on drop-down list.
  5. Click the Continue button.

    Creating custom filters on Shopify

As a result, the custom filter will be created without values.

Step 2. Add values for the created filter

  1. Click the + button.
  2. Select filter values. You can use the filter in the top-right corner to search the values.

    Creating custom filters on Shopify


    These values won’t be excluded from standard filters.

  3. Add the selected values to the filter.
  4. Optionally, manage the added values: delete values or change their Display name and save the changes.

That’s it. The new custom filter is now displayed on the storefront.

Creating custom filters on Shopify
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Updated on June 8, 2022

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