In Shopify, a page template is a essential layout that determines how each page appears on your online store. It controls the way page information are presented to users when they view a specific page. Page templates are responsible for displaying any kind of page. For ex. Contact, About, etc…
Understanding Homepage Templates
The homepage template comes with pre-designed sections to help you kickstart your website. You can control the page’s content and arrangement using the theme editor as per your wish.
Theme comes with 2 pre-defined styles with unique homepages. So you can use or mix match the sections from various demo homepage layouts. You can access the demo layouts here
Homepage templates are capable of using all sections & blocks belonging to the theme.