Social Proof Pop-up

Details on how to configure the social proof pop-up.
Written by Jonathan Diaz
Updated 5 months ago

The social proof is arguably the most important factor in e-commerce. The reason for this is that if others see peers buying your products, they’re more likely to buy, themselves. Social Proof Pop-up applies this in the form of a slide-out pop-up on the bottom left corner of the screen.

Social Proof Pop-up Settings

1 The first step is to open the Social proof popup section of your theme config.

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2 First, enable the social proof popup here.

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3 Here you have the option to disable the social proof popup on mobile.

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4 Now enter text start line.

Ex. 'Someone purchased a'.

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5 Next up you have the option of editing the default text that goes along with the numerous variables. (useful for stores being built in other languages).

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6 You can also enable demo data purchases if you want to do so.

It will show dummy data in popup using a selected collection product.

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7 Select collection for demo data purchase.

Note: this will only works if you have enabled demo data purchase.

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8 Select the minimum random value for time.

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9 Select the maximum random value for time.

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10 Enable product title limit if you want to do so.

This is useful if you have long product titles on your store.

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11 Select the number of words.

Note: this only works if you have enabled the Product title limit.

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12 Now, enter place value separated by Pipe symbol(|).

Note: these values will be used in popup randomly.

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13 Next is "Disable when closing".

Note: when enabled the popup will be disabled when the user closes it by clicking on the cross(X) icon.

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14 Scroll down and select Cookie's lifetime.

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15 Now, select real purchases text value between 'Only now' and 'Now and from period'.

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16 Select purchases for the period between 1,12,24 and 48 hours.

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17 Select the popup delay time.

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18 Select the popup min shift interval.

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19 Select the popup max shift interval.

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20 Select the popup max lifetime.

On mouse hover, it will stop switching.

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21 Now, click save to save your theme config and preview your changes.

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22 That's it. You're done.

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Here's an interactive tutorial for the visual learners

Enable Pop-up – Toggles Social Proof on or off.

Disable Pop-up on mobile – Toggles Social Proof on or off on mobile devices. We recommend testing, however many users disable this function for faster load times on mobile, specifically.

Collection – Choose a collection that contains the products you wish to display inside of the social proof popup.

Display Message – Displays a message informing visitors that a purchase has been made. Ex: “Bought the”, “just bought”, or any other creative message.

Popup Frequency (In Seconds) – Specifies the time-frequency Social Proof will popup to visitors. The default is 15s.

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