The Password Page is a landing page for your customers to see before you are ready to sell.
It will look something like this:
You can refer to these instructions on how to enable your storefront password in your shop's settings.
Let's look into this page a little further, shall we? Starting in the top right, if you want to view your store and bypass the password, click on "Enter Store Using Password" and that will bring up a popup window like so:
You can enter the password in the field, or just below that, you have two links where you can login to your store admin, or change your password settings if you want to remove your storefront password. If you want to get out of this view, just click the X in the top right.
Going back to the password page, you'll notice there's an "Opening Soon" message, a block of text, social media icons then a newsletter signup field. There's also a pretty background image which you can replace as well.
Instructions for making changes to the look of your password page
If you are using a newer version of the theme (with Sections), go to Online Store > Themes > Customize Theme > Theme Settings > Colors tab to find the following options below.
If you are using an older version of the theme (without Sections), go to Online Store > Themes > Customize Theme > Colors tab to find the following options below.
You can choose to use a background image or not, replace the standard image that comes with the theme, and choose the colours for the theme.
Instructions for creating a message to customers on the password page
If you'd like to leave a message for your customers, letting them know about what you're selling, or when you'll be opening go to Online Store > Themes > Preferences > Password page.
Social Media links
Social Media links are being pulled from the social media section.
If you are using a newer version of the theme (with Sections), you can add social media links by going to Online Store > Themes > Customize Theme > Theme Settings > Social Media.
If you are using an older version of the theme (without Sections), you can add social media links by going to Online Store > Themes > Customize Theme > Social Media.
Newsletter Sign Up
For more information about setting up mail chimp for your newsletter, check out this article: Setting Up Mailchimp Article
Change the wording on the password page
You can also translate or change the wording used on the password page by going to Online Store > Themes > Actions > Edit Language. Under the General tab, just scroll down ever so slightly to see the Password Page area:
That's it! Now you know how to set up the password page. Have fun and happy selling!