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How to modify the shipping calculator HTML in Shopify

Sam Nguyen
Sam Updated: June 23, 2024


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If you are selling products and your orders are beyond of free-shipping zone, customer’s bill has to include the shipping fee. Therefore, you want to install the shipping calculator. This tutorial will help you to modify the sipping calculator HTML.

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What are sectioned and non-sectioned themes?

The sectioned theme is a new theme allowing you to create and arrange the layout of your e-store’s websites while the non-sectioned theme is an older one published before October 2016 without Section directory. Therefore, to check which theme you are using, you go to Edit code page, if files exist in Section directory, it means that sectioned theme is being utilized or vice versa.

In addition, a sectioned theme will show two tabs at the top of editor titled Sections and General Settings while a non-sectioned theme has only one column in theme editor consisting of tools or functions like general, colors and fonts, headers, footers, collection pages and so one.

Attention when applying these steps

Before you follow these steps below, you should be clear about which theme you are using. If there are files in the Sections directory, then your theme belongs to a sectioned theme while a non-sectioned theme does not have files in Sections directory.

These steps for sectioned and non-sectioned themes are the same.

How to modify the shipping calculator HTML

Step 1:

Open Online Store > Themes in Shopify Admins

Step 2:

Look for the theme that you want then tab Actions > Edit Codes

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Step 3:

Click shipping-calculator.liquid in the Snippets directory

Step 4:

Edit the code if needed. You are able to add new categories and move the existing HTML elements around in the file.


To sum up, the tutorial helps to modify the shipping calculator HTML in your website. It will assist you in showing bills included shipping fee on the HTML platform. Let us know about your difficulties and we will address this.

Sam Nguyen is the CEO and founder of Avada Commerce, an e-commerce solution provider headquartered in Singapore. He is an expert on the Shopify e-commerce platform for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems. Sam loves talking about e-commerce and he aims to help over a million online businesses grow and thrive.

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