Donald

The theme is best for high-volume merchants.

View the example store 

 

Contents

  • Installing the theme
  • Home Page
    • Banners
    • Collection Cards
    • Featured Collection
    • Subscribe Section
    • Featured Collections
    • Sidebar
      • Popular Categories
      • Promotional Images
      • Blog Posts
  • Footer
    • Left Menu
    • Middle Menu
    • Right Widget
  • Products
    • Additional Info

 

Installing the theme

  1. Open Design in the Lifeboat admin interface
  2. Click on Install Theme
  3. Find the Donald theme
  4. Click Install
    Once installed the theme will be listed underneath the theme preview
  5. Click on Actions
  6. Click on Make Default
    Once the default theme is changed, the preview will be updated

 

 Donald Theme configured as default theme

 

Home Page

Banners

This theme lets you have up to 3 banners, but they all have to be linked to products.

  1. Open Design in the Lifeboat admin interface
  2. Click on Customise
  3. Upload up to 3 banners in the fields labeled; Banner Image #1, Banner Image #2, Banner Image #3
  4. Click Save

 

 

Collection Cards

On the home page, underneath the banner, you can show 2 collections in a card format to attract more visitors.
To add these;

  1. Open Products > Collections
  2. Click on the collection you'd like to add (open for editing)
  3. In the Tags, field add the tag featured
  4. Optional: Specify an image in Featured Image to be used in the card
  5. Click Save

 

Donald theme featured collection preview 

Featured Collection 

In the Featured collection, you can show up to 12 products in a randomized order.

  1. Open Design in the Lifeboat admin interface
  2. Click on Customise
  3. In the field labeled Featured Collection choose the collection you'd like to feature
  4. Click Save

 

Subscribe Section

Note

You need to enable the Mailchimp integration for this section to be visible.

 

  1. Open Design in the Lifeboat admin interface
  2. Click on Customise
  3. In the field labeled Subscribe Section: Background Image attach a background image for your subscribe section
  4. Optional: Specify a title in Subscribe Section: Title
  5. Optional: Specify a subtitle in Subscribe Section: Subtitle
  6. Click Save 

 

 

Featured Collections

At the end of the home page, you can feature a list of collection cards to break up the page from the footer.

  1. Open Products > Collections
  2. Click on the collection you'd like to add (open for editing)
  3. In the Tags, field add the tag show_in_home
  4. Click Save

 

The Sidebar

Donald theme's sidebar

The sidebar allows you to showcase;

  • List of your most popular categories
  • A promotional image
  • The latest blog posts

 

Popular Categories

  1. Create a Menu listing your popular categories

    Note:

    Submenus are not supported.

  2. Open Design in the Lifeboat admin interface
  3. Click on Customise
  4. In the field labeled Sidebar Popular Categories List select the Menu you created in step #1
  5. Click Save

 

Promotional Image

  1. Open Design in the Lifeboat admin interface
  2. Click on Customise
  3. In the field labeled Sidebar Bottom Image upload the image, you'd like to showcase.

    Note:

    Recommended Size: 280px x 312px

  4. Click Save

 

Latest Blog Posts

These are shown automatically ordered by their created date.

 

 

Footer

Left Menu

  1. Open Design in the Lifeboat admin interface
  2. Click on Customise
  3. In the field labeled Footer: Left Menu select a menu that will be used on the left-hand side of the footer.

    Note:

    The Menu title is used as the header in the footer.

    Submenus are not supported.

  4. Click Save

 

Middle Menu

  1. Open Design in the Lifeboat admin interface
  2. Click on Customise
  3. In the field labeled Footer: Middle Menu select a menu that will be used on the middle column of the footer.

    Note:

    The Menu title is used as the header in the footer.

    Submenus are not supported.

  4. Click Save

 

Right Widget

  1. Open Design in the Lifeboat admin interface
  2. Click on Customise
  3. Enter any HTML you feel is appropriate
    Some use this field to embed a google map as shown in the example
  4. Click Save

 

 

 

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