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This topic provides a list of steps to create a CMS block in Back Office.
To start working with the CMS blocks, navigate to the Content Management > Blocks section.
Here you can create a new CMS block, specify for which store and how long it will be visible in the online store, as well as create category or product detail pages.
Creating a CMS Block
To create a block:
- On the Overview of CMS Blocks page, click Create block in the top right corner.
- On the Create CMS Block page that opens, enter the block details:
Store relation, Template, and Name must be filled in. All other fields are optional.
- Store relation
- Valid from and Valid to
- Categories: top
- Categories: middle
- Categories: bottom
Templates are project-specific and are usually created by a developer and a business person. If you are missing a CMS Block template, contact them and refer to the HowTo - Create a CMS Block template.
See CMS Blocks: Reference Information to learn more about CMS blocks attributes.)
- To save the changes, click Save. This will successfully create a block and take you to the Edit Block Glossary page.
A new block has been created. Now, you can add the content if needed.
To learn more about how to edit a CMS block, see the Editing CMS Blocks section in the Managing CMS Blocks article.
To know how you to add blocks to pages, see Assigning Blocks to Category and Product details Pages.
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