Text over "Shop Category" image.

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Ashden
Excursionist
18 0 10

Hey, 

 

I am having some trouble figuring out how to remove the text over the shop categories images, as shown below. I have looked through and tried a few different recommended solutions online, although they didn't seem to work either because they were outdated or for some other reason. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated!

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Thanks!

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diego_ezfy
Shopify Partner
2725 511 689

This is an accepted solution.

@Ashden, do this to fix it in 20 seconds:

1. In your Shopify Admin go to: online store > themes > actions > edit code
2. Find Asset > theme.scss.liquid or theme.css and paste this at the bottom of the file:

.collection-grid-item__title{
    display: none !important;
}



Please let me know whether it works.

Kind regards,
Diego

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Sophia
Shopify Staff
Shopify Staff
1147 78 137

Hey, @Ashden!

I appreciate wanting to use your own designs in this case for a more cohesive brand image across your store. 

Can you please let me know the name of the theme you're using? If it is one of the free themes by Shopify, I can check with our Theme Support team to see if there's still a place in the theme editor to remove this text. Otherwise, if you still have design time available, the Theme Support team may be able to help you edit this.

In the meantime, I recommend looking into adding alt text to your product images. This not only helps improve search engine optimization, but offers accessibility for those that might be navigating your store with assistive technology like a screen reader. Ultimately, we want to ensure that your store isn't losing any important information in removing this text, and that customers are still able to easily find what they are looking for.

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Ashden
Excursionist
18 0 10

Thanks very much for replying!

 

I am currently using the Debut theme.

 

 

KetanKumar
Shopify Partner
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Sophia
Shopify Staff
Shopify Staff
1147 78 137

@Ashden wrote:

Thanks very much for replying!

I am currently using the Debut theme.


No problem! Thank you for confirming your theme name here.

I asked our Theme Support team about this and they clarified that removing the collection titles is not a change they're able to support for accessibility and user experience reasons. Essentially, when text that is intended to be read is instead embedded in an image, screen readers and other assistive technologies cannot read the text. There is a great blog post that explains this in more detail here: Why Is It Important for Accessibility to Use Actual Text Instead of Images of Text?

Let me know if you have any other questions about your theme or store setup. I'm happy to see if there's anything else I can help you with!

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diego_ezfy
Shopify Partner
2725 511 689

This is an accepted solution.

@Ashden, do this to fix it in 20 seconds:

1. In your Shopify Admin go to: online store > themes > actions > edit code
2. Find Asset > theme.scss.liquid or theme.css and paste this at the bottom of the file:

.collection-grid-item__title{
    display: none !important;
}



Please let me know whether it works.

Kind regards,
Diego