How to insert multiple files to your theme assets in Shopify

Hailey April 09, 2019


After you’ve created an account in Shopify, you will have the default theme for your own. However, it is not always suitable for your online store. Hence, you expect to add the different themes for your shop. They can be seasonal versions or eye-catching versions to impress your customers and inspire them to shop on your store. This article will help you to insert multiple files to your theme assets. Follow some simple steps below.

Insert multiple files to your theme assets

Step 1: Go to Themes{#go-themes}

After signing in your Shopify account, click Online Store in the menu on the left-hand side of the admin page. Then, go to Themes.

Step 2: Choose Download theme file{#choose-download-theme-file}

Select the theme you want to download. Afterward, press on Actions and choose Download theme file in the drop-down menu.

Step 3: Extract the theme file{#extract-theme-file}

After you’ve downloaded the theme file, you need to extract the .zip file. To be more transparent, find the file in your computer and right click to it. Next, choose Extract file in the drop-down list.

Step 4: Tap on the assets folder{#tap-assets-folder}

In the folder you’ve extracted, tap on the assets folder to open it.

Step 5: Copy the multiple files to the assets folder{#copy-multiple-files-assets-folder}

In this step, you can copy or move the multiple files which you want to add to the assets folder.

Step 6: Compress the theme file{#compress-theme-file}

Next, make sure to compress the theme file.

Step 7: Back to Themes{#back-themes}

In this step, you need to go back to Themes in your Shopify.

Step 8: Choose Upload theme{#choose-upload-theme}

All the themes you have will be listed. Look at the More themes field. Afterward, find the Upload theme button and tap on it.

Step 9: Tap on Choose File{#tap-choose-file}

A new dialog called Upload theme shows up. Tap on Choose File to upload the .zip file which you’ve compressed in your computer.

Step 10: Select Upload{#select-upload}

After all, select the Upload button to add the theme file to your Themes page.


In the nutshell, this writing takes you through how to insert multiple files to your theme assets. With the carefully worded text, hope that you find it effortless to do. With this, you can take advantage of it to upload plenty of great themes.

About Author: Hailey
I'm a detail-oriented, honest and hard-working of Shopify Expert, ready to work with you to find solutions to help you start your business or grow it. We offer fast deliveries without compromising quality. Fast and effective!
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