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Install a form on your storefront (vintage)
Install a form on your storefront (vintage)

Follow these easy steps to install a Customer Fields form onto a Shopify theme

Michael Hall avatar
Written by Michael Hall
Updated over a week ago

Disclaimer: The latest version of our Customer Fields app uses Shopify's "theme app extensions" for form installation. Read more about the new installation process here. This new form installation process no longer requires the app to know which theme it's being installed on -- instead, you'll manage form installation directly inside the Shopify theme editor. All details in the article below only pertain to shops using the app's vintage form installation process.

You can install a Customer Fields form on any theme in your store using the app's built-in installation tool. No coding needed!

Four steps to install a form on a theme

Step 1

Use the 'Theme' dropdown to select which theme you'd like to use for the install:

Pro-tip: If you're installing a form for the first time, we recommend using a duplicate of your store's live theme. The theme you select for the install can be changed at any time, so you can move a form between themes (or install a form on multiple themes) whenever you'd like ๐Ÿ‘ย 

Step 2

Select your desired 'Install location(s)':

Pro tip: Using both the 'Registration page' & 'Edit account page' options when installing is the most common setup we see, but you've got some powerful other options as well! For example, you can install a form on a 'Separate page' (great for segmenting customers), or 'Other location' (perfect for custom setups where you just want to copy/paste some code into a Liquid file to embed a form).

Step 3

Review the notes about the changes that will be made to your theme:

Note: The 'Theme changes' are just messages that are meant to help you keep track of the changes that are being made to the files in your store's theme. If you are interested in learning more about the specific changes the app makes to theme code you can find additional details in this help article.

Step 4

Click the 'Install' button and let the app take care of the rest!

New forms:

Existing forms:ย 

That's all that is needed to install a form via Customer Fields ๐Ÿ™Œ

Things to keep in mind

  • The installation settings are unique and individual to each form, so you'll need to repeat these steps for each form you wish to install on your storefront.

  • Once the form is installed, any changes made to your form are automatically pushed to the selected theme once you save the form.

  • If you switch your store's theme, then you will need to update the 'Theme' setting for the form so it uses the new theme.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Note for new Shopify stores:

Shopify hides customer accounts for new stores by default, and customer accounts must be enabled to use our Customer Fields app. You can follow the steps below to enable customer accounts:

  • Login to the Shopify admin and go to Settings > Customer accounts > Accounts in online store and checkout

  • Select "Show login link in the header of online store and at checkout"

  • For the account version, choose "Classic customer accounts"

  • Make sure to save your changes, and then you'll be all set!

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