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How to create a holiday sale banner in Shopify

Cam Sloan
Cam Sloan

The holiday season is upon us, and it's the perfect time to spruce up your online store with festive flair. A holiday sale banner can captivate your audience, enticing them to explore your special deals. Here's how to create one on Shopify:

  1. Festive Theme Selection:

Before designing, consider which holiday theme resonates with your audience:

Winter Wonderland: Snowflakes, snowy landscapes. Traditional: Red, green, gold, and holiday icons like Santa or menorahs. Modern Chic: Minimalist with pastel colors and subtle festive hints.

  1. Designing the Banner:

Use Online Tools: Platforms like Canva have holiday-specific templates ready to use. Clear Messaging: Use phrases like "Holiday Specials" or "Festive Discounts". Incorporate Quality Images: Ensure your holiday images are clear and crisp.

  1. Uploading to Shopify:

Head to your Shopify dashboard. For the homepage, select Online Store > Themes. Press Customize. Depending on your theme, select options like “Slideshow” or “Image with text”. Add a new content block if needed. Upload your festive banner. Link it to your holiday collection or special deals page.

  1. Using Apps for Dynamic Features:

Consider Shopify apps for added functionality:

Quick Announcement Bar: Customize with festive designs. Sales Countdown Timer Bar: Inject urgency with holiday countdowns.

  1. Mobile Optimization:

Ensure your holiday banner is mobile-friendly. The holiday shopping surge often comes from mobile users.

  1. Test & Analyze:

Monitor your banner's performance:

Use Shopify's analytics to gauge sales spikes. Implement heat maps to track user engagement with your banner. 7. Keep It Fresh:

Update your banner as the holiday season progresses, from early-bird specials to last-minute shopping deals.


Making your Shopify store holiday-ready is a breeze with the right banner. Follow these steps to create a festive banner that not only spreads cheer but also drives sales. Happy Holidays and successful selling!