How to create or edit a sort by option?

This feature is not available for all users


Sort by options is used by your customers to re-arrange the search results order or product list of a collection order to view them in their preferred order. There are 9 defaults sort by options settings including relevance, best-selling, manual, product title (A to Z), product title (Z to A), price (Low to high), price (High to low), created (Oldest to newest), created (Newest to oldest).

If you need to create a new sort by options based on your product attributes such as: sorting by vendors, tags, product types, metafield values names alphabetically ascending/ descending, or sorting by reviews ratings, sorting by publishing dates, etc. You can edit their labels or add new sort by options in the feature Sort by options


How to add a new sort by option?

    Go to Menu Tool, select Sort by options. Select the +Add new sort by option
    shopify add sort by
    Select the + Add sort by button
    shopify new sort by
    Select the sorting type, enter the label for the sort by option, select its order and click Save.
    shopify customize sort by
    The new sort by option is now available on the frontend store. It might take a short while for product to finish mapping before it gets the results in the correct order.

    shopify more sort by options

How to rename (change the label of) a sort by option?

    Select the edit button of the sort by option you would like to change the name of
    shopify rename sort by
    Enter a new label for the selected option
    shopify update sort by
    The label of the sort by option on your frontend store is changes accordingly.

    Before After

    shopify sort by names

    change shopify sort by

For the 9 default options: relevance, best-selling, manual, title (A to Z, Z to A), price (Low to High, High to Low), created (Oldest to newest, Newest to oldest), if you leave their labels blank, the frontend store will show whatever default labels set by your theme.

How to remove a sort by option?

    Select the delete button of the sort by options you'd like to delete.
    shopify hide sort by
    Confirm your action by clicking Delete.
    shopify remove sort by

How to re-arrange the position of display for a sort by option?

    To re-order the position of a sort by option, you can grab the sort by options by the dots and place it in your preferred order. Then click Save settings.

    shopify reorder sort by