Text Field


The "Text" field is very versatile and can be used to display normal text (similar to Shopify Description) or to store more advanced values for theme customization. Our Theming Examples and Tutorials section is full of tutorials that use the text field as a basis for customization.

Tip: See also, Basic Field Settings.

Default Display


Field Creation Form 


The field setting that is unique to this field is Max Length. This setting defaults at 255 and dictates how many characters can be used in the fields content entry form.

Content Entry Form


Default Liquid Code

The Edit Code section allows a user to edit how a field prints or functions. The default code for this type of field is found below. 


For more information about code customization and the code editor itself, visit our Guide to the Snippet Editor.

Additional Resources & Documentation

Shopify: Liquid Template Language Documentation

Custom Fields: Creating an Announcement Bar