The Empire theme includes stylish effects for storefront features. New animations were added to versions 5.3.0 and 8.0.0, so to include animations for your storefront you will need to update to the latest version of Empire.
You can disable Animations through the Theme settings.
- Click Customize to open the theme editor
- Open Theme settings, then Animations
- Select Reduce animations
What are animations?
Animations are visual effects that serve to make the loading process appear more smooth and graceful. For instance, there is a fade-out animation when removing an item from the cart and some smooth opening and closing sequences to the search bar on desktop.
"Animations are visual effects within your Shopify theme that aim to improve your user experience when applied to products, pages, and buttons. More simply, they add a level of design that leaves your store feeling more professional. "Read more