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How to buy on Shopify

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What is the Shopify Buy Button?

Buy button is a sales channel on Shopify that lets you add ecommerce to your blog, website, emails etc using Buy Button that connect with a Shopify check out. You can use it to sell products on your existing website or on WordPress, Squarespace and Tumblr.

 

How to add Buy Button to your website

  • Login to your Shopify Admin panel
  • Select an option from the Buy Button page
  • Choosing Select Product allows you to create a Buy Button to feature a single product. When customers click on the But Button, they will be taken to a checkout page, cart page etc depending on how you have customized the Buy Button on your Shopify admin panel.
  • Choosing Select a Collection allows you to create a Buy Button to feature all the products in one of the collections on your store. When a customer clicks on the product, they will see the Product description along with an Add to Cart button
  • When you add a Buy Button in an email, the check out page for the product will open when a customer clicks on it.

 

How to create a Buy Button for Products and Collection

  • Login to your Shopify admin panel – Click on Buy Button
  • Click on Select product
  • Select a product on your store or Search for a particular one. Click on select product
  • On the Create page, you will get options to customize the button’s text, appearance, color and to choose a template
  • On the Action on click field, you can choose what happens when a customer clicks on the Buy Button. You can choose from “Add to cart”, “Direct checkout” and “Show product details” options
  • Once you’re done customizing it, click on Generate code
  • You will see an Embed Code dialog box. Click on Copy embed code to clipboard
  • In the HTML of the page where you want to show the button, paste the embed code where you want the button to appear and save changes.
  • In a similar way, you can create a Buy Button for a collection on your store too. Simply click on Select a collection after clicking on Buy Button on your Shopify admin panel and follow the same steps to embed it to your website.

 

How to create a Buy Button for emails

  • Login to your Shopify Admin panel – Click on Buy Button
  • Go to the embed a product in email section and click on Select product
  • Click on the product you want to feature and click on Select product
  • An email Buy Button can feature only one variant of a product. Hence, select the variant that you wish to feature if your product has more than one variant.
  • On the Embed email link page, click on Copy Link in order to copy the link to the Buy Button
  • You can even see a preview of how it will appear to your customers by clicking on Buy Now
  • Paste the link generated into your email campaign

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