How to Create Nested Breadcrumbs in Shopify?

Breadcrumbs are a staple in most cookbooks, both for novice cooks and professional chefs. They’re also an important part of website design, as they help users follow a path from one section to another. But what about breadcrumbs in ecommerce? If you’re like most Shopify merchants, you probably use them to link products together within your inventory. But did you know that you can also use breadcrumbs to create nested breadcrumbs? This is a handy trick if you want to keep track of your customer’s purchases or navigate between different sections of your site. So read on to learn how to create nested breadcrumbs in Shopify, and get organized like a pro!

What are Nested Breadcrumbs?

Breadcrumbs are a great way to keep your Shopify store organized and easy to navigate. They help you keep track of where you have been in your site, and can be used to lead customers back to where they need to go.

To create nested breadcrumbs, first set up a basic breadcrumbs navigation menu in your Shopify shop. This will include a list of all the pages in your store, with links leading directly to those pages.

Next, create submenus for each of the main categories in your shop. These should include all of the pages related to that category (for example, products, checkout processes, etc.), as well as any related subcategories.

Finally, add individual breadcrumb links for each page within each of the main menus and submenus. For example, if you have a product category with four pages (Home > Products), you would add four breadcrumb links under Home > Products: one for each page in that category (including the homepage).

How to Create Nested Breadcrumbs in Shopify?

In this tutorial, we will show you how to create nested breadcrumbs in Shopify. Breadcrumbs are a great way to help your customers navigating your website. They can help them find the products they’re looking for, the categories you have available, and even the pages within those categories.

To get started, first make sure you have installed the Shopify Admin Panel. If you haven’t already done so, please read our blog article on how to install the Shopify Admin Panel. Next, open upShopify and go to your Stores > Settings page. Under “Breadcrumbs & Taxonomy”, click on the “Add New Settings” button. In the new window that pops up, enter the following information:

Name: Nested Breadcrumbs

Description: Shows nested breadcrumbs for this store

Enabled: Checked

Now, under “Breadcrumbs Structure”, you will need to decide what type of breadcrumb structure you want your site to use. There are three main types of breadcrumb structures: hierarchical (like eBay), chronological (like a blog), and category-based (like Amazon). We recommend using a hierarchical structure for most sites because it makes navigation simpler for your customers. To create a hierarchical breadcrumb structure, simply click on the “Create a New Hierarchical Menu” button and enter the following information:


If you’re a blogger or e-commerce business owner, you know that breadcrumbs are an essential part of your design. But what if you need to create nested breadcrumbs for a complex menu item? In this article, we’ll show you how to do just that using Shopify’s built-in crumbs functionality.