Atlantic offers a "subcollections" feature which groups collections together for improved access and organization. Once this feature is set up, your Subcollections page will resemble a custom Collections list page featuring a select group of collections, each displayed as a Subcollection.
Use the Collections admin to create the landing page for your subcollections, then the Navigation admin to organize the subcollections using a navigation menu, and then to customize subcollections in theme editor.
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To get started, make sure your published theme is Atlantic Version 14.0.1 or higher. This feature is only available in this version and above.
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Create the landing page for your subcollections
Navigate to Collections (Products > Collections), then Create collection. This collection will be the landing page for your subcollections, so the title should reflect the general theme or category of the subcollections. For this example, 'Artwork' is the title of the Collection.
Once you have added a Title, configure the Collection type to Manual. In the bottom-right corner, locate the Theme templates box to select the collection.subcollection-list template, and Save. This will only appear if Atlantic v13.3.5 or higher is in the published position in your Online store.
Before leaving this new collection's settings, scroll down to the Search engine listing preview, then select Edit website SEO.
No edits are required here, but the end of the URL is needed for the next setup portion. In the URL and handle field, copy the end of the URL (the handle) to your clipboard. In this example, 'artwork' would be copied.
Organize the subcollections using a navigation menu
Next step for setting up subcollections is in the Navigation settings. Go to Online store > Navigation and select Add menu.
Shopify includes pre-made menus for Main Menu and Footer Menu, but these should not be used for the subcollections setup, as the handles for these menus cannot be edited.
Match the collection and menu handles
First off, insert the Handle (copied from the collection's url) into the right-side field. The Title of the menu is not as important as the Handle, so the Title can be anything, but the Handle must match the collection's url.
Add subcollections as menu items
Once those fields are filled, start adding some menu items by selecting Add menu item. These menu items will serve as the subcollection links, so in this example the 'Prints' collection has been added as a menu item.
Add more menu items with the desired collections linked, then Save.
Customizing subcollections in theme editor
The final step takes place in the theme editor, so leave the Navigation settings to open Atlantic > Customize. In the right-side preview of the theme, open up the collection page assigned to the subcollection-list template (in this example 'Artwork'). Once this has loaded, the left-side settings display a Sub-collections list page section.
In these settings the Layout options can be configured, as well as some basic Collection page options to display the Collection image and/or Breadcrumbs.