PageFly is a Shopify app that enables merchants to create custom landing pages, product pages, and home pages. It is a powerful drag-and-drop page builder that helps merchants build visually appealing pages without coding knowledge. PageFly on Shopify provides a variety of templates, elements, and advanced features to create pages optimized for conversion.
To use PageFly, a Shopify store is required. Additionally, the store must be on the Basic Shopify plan or higher. PageFly is a paid app; a subscription is required to access all its features.
Why build a landing page on Shopify using PageFly?
Building a custom landing page using PageFly has numerous benefits. It enables merchants to create pages optimized for conversion, provide a better user experience, and better represent their brand. In addition, landing pages built using PageFly are mobile-responsive, load quickly, and have a professional look and feel.
Setting up a Shopify store
To use PageFly, a Shopify store must be created. Go to the Shopify website and click the “Get started” button to sign up for an account. You must provide basic information, such as your email address, password, and store name.
Shopify offers several pricing plans ranging from basic to advanced. Choose the plan that best suits your business needs and budget.
Once you sign up for an account, you will be prompted to set up your store. It provides essential information such as your store name, address, and currency.
Installing and configuring PageFly on Shopify
PageFly can be installed from the Shopify app store after creating a Shopify store. To install and configure PageFly in Shopify, follow these steps:
- Log in to your Shopify account and go to the Shopify App Store.
- Search for PageFly and click on the “Add app” button.
- Follow the prompts to install the app and grant permission to access your Shopify store.
- Once installed, go to the PageFly dashboard and create a new landing page.
- Choose a template or start from scratch to create your landing page.
- Use the PageFly drag-and-drop editor to add and customize page elements such as text, images, videos, buttons, forms, and more.
- Preview your landing page to see how it looks and make any necessary changes.
- Once you are satisfied with your landing page, publish it to your Shopify store.
- To configure PageFly settings, go to the PageFly dashboard and click on the “Settings” tab. You can customize settings such as SEO, social media integration, and page analytics here.
Setting up a development environment
Before building a landing page, a development environment should be fixed up. It is done by creating a duplicate of the live Shopify store and setting it up as a development store. It ensures that any changes to the landing page during development do not affect the live store.
Basic PageFly concepts
Before building a landing page, it is essential to understand some basic PageFly concepts. These include:
- Sections: Sections are the building blocks of a landing page. They can be added and customized using PageFly’s drag-and-drop editor.
- Elements: Elements are the individual components that make up a section. They can include text, images, videos, buttons, forms, etc.
- Templates: PageFly on Shopify provides a variety of templates that can be used as a beginning point for building a landing page. These can be customized to match the merchant’s branding and needs.
Building a Landing Page using pageFly on Shopify
Choosing a template or starting from scratch
PageFly provides a variety of templates to choose from, including ones for product pages, collections, and more. Merchants can select a template that matches their needs and customize it accordingly. Alternatively, merchants can start from scratch and independently create a landing page.
Adding and customizing page elements
PageFly provides a variety of page elements that can be added to a landing page, including text, images, videos, buttons, forms, and more. These elements can be customized to match the merchant’s branding and needs.
For example, merchants can drag the “Text” element from the sidebar and place it on the landing page to add a text element. They can then edit the text by clicking on it and using the editor tools. Similarly, merchants can drag the “Image” element onto the page to add an image element and upload the desired image.
Using PageFly's drag-and-drop editor
PageFly’s drag-and-drop editor makes adding, moving, and customizing page elements easy. Merchants can drag an element to the desired location on the page and adjust its settings as needed. They can also use the editor to customize the page layout, add sections, and more.
Adding custom code to extend PageFly's functionality
Creating responsive designs
PageFly’s landing pages are mobile-responsive and can be optimized for different screen sizes. Merchants can use the “Mobile” section of the editor to adjust the settings and preview their landing page on other devices. They can also use the editor to create a responsive design that looks cool on all screens.
Integrations and Advanced Features
Integrating with Shopify apps and third-party tools
PageFly integrates with various Shopify apps and third-party tools to enhance its functionality. For example, it can be combined with email marketing tools to capture leads and increase conversions.
Some examples of email marketing tools that PageFly can integrate with include Mailchimp, Klaviyo, Omnisend, and Constant Contact.
Using advanced PageFly features
PageFly provides advanced features that can be used to optimize landing pages further. These include countdown timers, dynamic product displays, and exit-intent pop-ups. These features can help increase conversion rates and drive sales.
Creating custom templates
In addition to using PageFly’s pre-built templates, merchants can create custom templates that match their branding and needs. It is done by selecting the “Templates” section of the editor and starting a new template.
PageFly provides APIs that can be used to extend its functionality. Developers can use these APIs to create custom elements, integrate with third-party tools, and more.
The PageFly API provides a variety of endpoints that enable developers to manage elements such as text, images, videos, and forms on landing pages, customize the design and layout of pages, and publish the pages to Shopify stores.
Testing and Deployment
Setting up A/B tests to measure the effectiveness of different page elements
A/B testing can be used to measure the effectiveness of different page elements on a landing page. PageFly on Shopify allows setting up A/B tests to compare different versions of a landing page and determine which one performs better.
Creating test cases and test plans
Before deploying a landing page, it is essential to create test cases and test plans to ensure that everything works as expected. It can include testing page load times, form submissions, and more.
Deploying to production
Once a landing page is tested and optimized, it can be deployed to the production Shopify store. It is done by selecting the “Publish” button in the PageFly on Shopify editor.
Monitoring performance and analytics
After a landing page is deployed, monitoring its performance and analytics is essential. PageFly on Shopify provides analytics tools that can be used to track page views, click-through rates, conversion rates, and more.
PageFly is a powerful tool for building custom landing pages in Shopify. It provides a variety of templates, elements, and advanced features to create pages optimized for conversion. In addition, merchants can use PageFly on Shopify to create responsive designs, integrate with third-party tools, and monitor performance and analytics.
At V2 Web Solutions, we offer various Shopify services to help merchants grow their businesses. We can help with everything from store setup and design to app integration and optimization. Contact us today to learn how we can help you build a successful Shopify store.