Reference information - CMS BlockEdit on GitHub
This topic contains the reference information you need to know when working with CMS Blocks in the Content Management > Blocks section.
CMS Blocks Page
On the Overview of CMS Blocks page, you see the following:
|Block ID||A sequence number.|
|Name||The name of a CMS block.|
|Template||Defines a placeholder structure of the CMS block.|
|Status||A block status that can be active (visible in the online store) or inactive (invisible in the online store).|
|Stores||Locale(s) for which the block will visible on the store website.|
|Actions||A set of actions that can be performed on a CMS block.|
On this page, you can also:
- Switch to the page where you can create a new CMS block.
- Sort blocks Block Id, Name, Template, and Status.
- Filter content items by Block Id, Name, and Template.
Create and Edit CMS Block Page
The following table describes the attributes you enter when creating or editing a CMS block.
|Store relation||A store locale for which the block will be available.|
|Template||A template that defines a placeholder structure of your block.|
|Name||A name of the block.|
|Valid from and Valid to||Dates that specify how long your active block will be visible in the online store.|
|Categories: top||A block or blocks assigned to a category page. The block will be displayed on the top of the page.|
|Categories: middle||A block or blocks assigned to a category page. The block will be displayed in the middle of the page.|
|Categories: bottom||A block or blocks assigned to a category page. The block will appear at the bottom of the page.|
|Products||A block or blocks assigned to a product details page.|
View CMS Block page
The following table describes the attributes you see when viewing a CMS block.
|General information||The section provides details regarding the locales for which the block is available, its current status, block template and time period during which it is visible in the online store.|
|Placeholders||The section shows the translation of the block title and content per locale.|
|Category list||The section contains a list of category pages which the block appears on.|
|Product lists||The section contains a list of product detail pages which the block appears on.|
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