The Vintage theme guide

From Spiffy Stores Knowledge Base


Vintage is a responsive Spiffy Stores theme which dynamically adjusts for all screen sizes and devices. Your shop will look great… whether you’re on a desktop, laptop, tablet or a smart phone. Preview the theme, and resize your browser to see it in action!

This theme includes 6 styles: Cupcakes, Fresh Linen, Natural, Vintage Velvet, Mellow Yellow, plus a bonus “Not So Vintage” style. Click here to preview the different styles.

The theme includes a host of features including unlimited colour schemes, Facebook comments, wish lists, social media integration, customisable slideshows with captions and links, and over 20 different font options.

Getting started - Before you start to customise your theme

1. Create your collections

You will find that it's difficult to customise your store and it's menus until you have created some collections for your products. Collections are a way to organise your products by grouping them into categories. You can base these categories on similar product criteria, prices, sizes, styles – it's up to you! You create your collections in the "Collections" section of your store's Toolbox.

2. Add your collections to your top menu

Once you have created your collections, you will need to add them to your store's menus in the "Store menus" section of your Toolbox. If you don't do this, your collections will go unseen by customers visiting your store. By adding a link to your new collections in your store’s top menu, you’ll make the collection visible, and give your visitors easy access to all the great products you've added to it. Click here for instructions on how to edit your store's built-in drop-down menu.

3. Add a few products to your store

The next step is to get a few products set up in your store. Trying to modify an empty store means that you can't preview many of the features that are built in to the theme.  Make sure you add your products to one of the collections that you have created.  If you don't, they won't show up in your store.

Once you have completed these three main steps, you can then move on to setting up your theme.

Setting up your theme