Add 'Pick an option' labels to variant drop-down menus

This is a modified set of instructions to supplement Shopify's guide - https://help.shopify.com/themes/customization/products/variants/how-to-add-a-pick-an-option-to-drop-downs We highly recommend creating a duplicate of your published theme and making any changes to the unpublished duplicate version first.

  1. Open Layout/theme.liquid and find theme.min.js There should be two. Replace both with theme.js Save the file.

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  2. Open Assets/theme.js and find StyleHatch.Strings.soldOut There should be two. Only replace the second one with the following including the quotes: "Make a Selection"
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  3. Proceed with the Shopify guide https://help.shopify.com/themes/customization/products/variants/how-to-add-a-pick-an-option-to-drop-downs#sectioned-themes following the steps for Sectioned themes and Debut

  4. When instructed to Edit the product page template, in District, this file specifically is Sections/product-template.liquid
  5. In step 4 of Edit your product page template, there are two selected="selected" but only the second one has all the other liquid (if variant == ...) around attribute.
  6. Skip Step 4 of Edit your product page template
  7. Skip Change the Add to cart button language setting
  8. You are finished. The result will look similar to this:

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