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How to insert multiple files to your theme assets in Shopify

Last updated: March 01, 2024
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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

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

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

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

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

Step 5: Copy the multiple files to the 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

Next, make sure to compress the theme file.

Step 7: Back to Themes

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

Step 8: 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

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

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.

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.