How Do I Add a Collection List in Webflow?

Adding a collection list in Webflow is a powerful way to display dynamic content on your website. Whether you want to showcase a portfolio, blog posts, or products, the collection list allows you to easily organize and present your content in a structured manner. In this tutorial, we will explore how to add and style a collection list in Webflow.

Step 1: Creating a Collection

To start, you need to create a collection in Webflow. A collection is a group of similar items that share the same structure. For example, if you want to display blog posts, you would create a collection called “Blog Posts” with fields such as title, author, date, and content.

Step 1.1: Accessing the Collections Panel

In the Webflow Designer interface, click on the “Collections” tab located on the left-hand side of the screen. This will open up the Collections panel where you can manage your collections.2: Creating a New Collection

In the Collections panel, click on the “+ New Collection” button to create a new collection. Give your collection an appropriate name and configure its settings such as slug (URL), template page (if applicable), and fields.

Step 2: Adding Collection List Element

Now that we have created our collection, let’s add it to our desired page using the Collection List element.

Step 2.1: Opening Up Page Settings

Navigate to the page where you want to add the collection list and open up its settings by clicking on the gear icon located at the top right corner of the Designer interface.2: Adding and Customizing Collection List

In the Page Settings panel, scroll down until you find the “Collection List” section. Click on the “+ Add Field” button to select the collection you created earlier. Once selected, you can customize the layout and design of your collection list using the options available in the Collection List settings.

Step 3: Styling the Collection List

Now that we have added our collection list, let’s style it to match our website’s design.

Step 3.1: Selecting the Collection List

In the Webflow Designer interface, locate and select the collection list element on your page. You can do this by clicking on it directly or through the Navigator panel on the left-hand side of the screen.2: Customizing Styles

With your collection list selected, you can now customize its styles using various CSS properties such as background color, font size, spacing, and more. You can access these styling options through either the Style tab or by right-clicking on the element and selecting “Edit Styles”.

Step 4: Adding Collection Item Elements

A collection list consists of individual collection items that display specific content from your collection. Let’s learn how to add and style these items.

Step 4.1: Opening Up Collection Item Settings

Select a collection item within your collection list by clicking on it in either the Designer interface or through the Navigator panel.2: Adding and Customizing Collection Item Fields

In the right-hand settings panel, you will find a section named “Fields”. Click on “+ Add Field” to add specific fields from your collection that you want to display within the collection item. You can then customize the design and layout of each field using the available options.


Adding a collection list in Webflow allows you to easily showcase dynamic content on your website. By following the steps outlined in this tutorial, you can create, customize, and style a collection list that seamlessly integrates with your website’s design. Experiment with different layouts, styles, and interactions to make your collection list truly engaging and visually appealing.