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How to Remove Specified String in String in Shopify

Sam Nguyen
Sam Updated: July 21, 2024


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Since 2006, Liquid has been used in Shopify as a language template. In Liquid, you use tags consisting of comment, control flow, iteration, raw and variable to show complex content. In today tutorial, we will introduce you about one Liquid function which is steps to remove specified string in string.

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General information about liquid and filter

For more than a decade, Liquid is a great tool for website developers to build a good page. Liquid is one of the open-source template languages in Shopify. Liquid is used as the backbone of Shopify to upload dynamic content on the front page. Liquid has now become a good source for a lot of hosted website application such as Jekyll, salesforce desk, and zendesk.

There are three codes in Liquid consisting of objects, tags and filters. Liquid use objects to show the location of content on a page. Double curly braces denote objects and variable names. Filters change a Liquid object’s output. Tags create logic and control flow for a template. Tags begin with two curly braces and percent signs. Tags can be divided into three types: control flow, iteration and variable assignment.

What is remove function in Liquid

Remove is one of Liquid filters which is usually used by website developers. Remove filter removes every occurence of the specified substring from a string.

Let’s see how to eliminate specified strings

How to remove specified string in string

Supposed that you have a sentence and now you want to get rid of a letter or a part of a word in that sentence, then you can follow:


{{ "I strained to see the train through the rain" | remove: "rain" }}


I sted to see the t through the 


In conclusion, the tutorial focuses on the remove filter in Liquid. Remove assists you in eliminating every occurrence of the specified substring from a sentence. We hope that the instruction is useful for you and let us know your problems so that we can suggest to you.

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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