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Using Shopify alternate templates to add modals to your store

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Sometimes you need to display accompanying information for a product and rather than trying to fit it all on to one web page, displaying it as a modal is often the best option.

Shopify allows different templates to be loaded via a query string url parameter which comes in very handy when working with modals. Alternate templates, as Shopify calls them, allows you to display a simpler version of your content.

Here’s how I usually implement this modal feature.