Columns layout

On this page, ASA’s managed template “Columns_layout” is used. It is specialized for displaying multiple products in colums. It works perfectly with ASA 2 collections or smart collections. It is customizable in general and per shortcode.

Main features

  • Specialized for rendering multiple products in columns
  • Responsive design
  • Adjustable columns count per screen width
  • Customizable without programming skills


This first example is built with the following shortcode:

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On ASA 2’s admin page “Templates” you can customize the general options of template “Columns_layout“. These settings will effect every usage of this template.

Columns_layout customization


Shortcode options

Besides the general settings, it is possible to overwrite template options per shortcode.

For example, to show 6 columns on large devices instead the generally configured amount, this shortcode would make the difference:

Or to render 2 columns on extra small devices instead of the generally configured amount, use option “cols_sm”:

Following you find a list of all available shortcode options for template “Columns_layout”:

Option Type Values Description
item_tpl string custom text Name of the template to use for rendering the single items.
cols_xs int 1 between 99 Number of columns on extra small devices (Phones, <768px)
cols_sm int 1 between 99 Number of columns on small devices (Tablets, ≥768px)
cols_md int 1 between 99 Number of columns on medium devices (Desktops, ≥992px)
cols_lg int 1 between 99 Number of columns on large devices (Desktops, ≥1200px)
gap_xs int 0 between 999 Columns gap in pixels on extra small devices (Phones, <768px)
gap_sm int 0 between 999 Columns gap in pixels on small devices (Tablets, ≥768px)
gap_md int 0 between 999 Columns gap in pixels on medium devices (Desktops, ≥992px)
gap_lg int 0 between 999 Columns gap in pixels on large devices (Desktops, ≥1200px)

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