Editing content items

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This topic describes how to edit content items in the Back Office.

Prerequisites

To start working with abstract products, go to Catalog > Products.

Review the reference information before you start, or just look up the necessary information as you go through the process.

Editing a content item

To edit a content item:

  1. On the left-side navigation bar, navigate to Content > Content Items.
  2. In the Actions column of the List of Content Items table, click Edit next to the item you want to modify. The Edit Content Item Type: Content Item Key page opens.
  3. Make changes to the needed attributes.
  4. To save the updates, click Save. The updated content item will be displayed on the grid of List of Content Items, and the following message is displayed: “Content item has been successfully updated”.

Tips & tricks
On the Edit Content Item Type: Content Item Key page, you can clear all the fields in the current locale by clicking Clear locale.

Clicking Back to Content Items in the top right corner of the page can trigger different actions:

  • Selecting this option prior to saving the changes will discard all the changes and then take you to the List of Content Items page.
  • Selecting this option after the changes have been saved will redirect you to the List of Content Items page.

Reference information: Editing a content item

This section describes atribbutes on the Overview of Content Items page and attribbutes of the following content item pages:

The following table describes the attributes on the Overview of Content Items page.

ATTRIBUTE DESCRIPTION
Content Item Key Fixed value of the content item indicated in the database.
Name Name of a content item.
Description Descriptive information on what a content item is used for.
Content Type Type of a content item.
Created Date when a content item was created.
Updated Date when a content item was last updated.
Actions Set of actions that can be performed on a content item.

By default, the latest created content item is displayed and sorted by the Name column on the grid of content items.

On the Overview of Content Items page, you can:

  • Create a new content item.
  • Sort content items by Content Item Key, Name, Content type, Created, and Updated dates.
  • Filter content items using the search by Content Item Key, Name, Description, Content type, Created, and Updated dates.
  • Edit a content item.

Edit content Item Banner: [Content Item Key] page

The following table describes the attributes on the Edit Content Item Banner: [Content Item Key] page.

ATTRIBUTE DESCRIPTION
Name Name of a banner content item.
Description Descriptive information on what a banner is used for.
Title Heading of the banner.
Subtitle Text of the banner.
Image URL Address where the image element of the banner content item is stored.
Click URL URL of the target page to which your shop visitors are redirected.
Alt-text Some additional text that describes the image.

Edit Content Item Abstract Product List: [Content Item Key] page

The following table describes the attributes on the Edit Content Item Abstract Product List: [Content Item Key] page.

ATTRIBUTE DESCRIPTION
Name Name for an abstract product list content item.
Description Descriptive information on what an abstract product list is used for.
Top table Table that displays products included in an abstract product list content item.
Actions Set of actions that performed on an abstract product list content item:
  • Move Down or Move Up allows you to change the order of products in the list.
  • Delete allows removing the product from the list.
Add more products (bottom table) Table that contains all available products stored in the database.
ID Sequence number.
SKU Unique identifier of the product.
Image Product image.
Name Product name.
Stores Shows what stores the product can be used in.
Status Shows the status of the product: active or inactive.
Selected Column that contains + Add to list you can click to add a product to the top table so that it can be added to the abstract product list content item.

Edit Content Item Product Set: [Content Item Key] page

The following table describes the attributes on the Edit Content Item Product Set: [Content Item Key] page.

ATTRIBUTE DESCRIPTION
Name Name for a product set content item.
Description Descriptive information on what a product set is used for.
Top table Table that displays the selected product set.
Actions (top table) Column that contains Delete you can click to remove the product set from the list.
Available Product Sets Bottom table that displays product sets available in the database.
ID Sequence number.
Name
(in the top table)
Name of the product set.
# of Products Displays the number of products available in the product set.
Status Shows the status of the product set: active or inactive.
Actions (the bottom table) Column that contains + Add you can click to add a product set to the top table so that it can be added to the product set content item.

Edit Content Item File List: [Content Item Key] page

The following table describes the attributes on the Edit Content Item File List: [Content Item Key] page.

ATTRIBUTE DESCRIPTION
Name Name for a file list content item.
Description Descriptive information on what a file list content item is used for.
Selected Files Top table that displays the selected files.
Actions Set of actions you can perform on a file list content item:
  • Move Down or Move Up allows you to change the order of files in the list.
  • Delete allows removing the selected file.
Available Files Bottom table that displays a list of files uploaded to the file manager.
ID Sequence number.
File Name File name.
Selected Column that contains + Add to list you can click to add a file to the top table so that it can be added to the file list content item.

Edit Content Item Navigation: [Content Item Key] page

The following table describes the attributes on the Create Content Item: Navigation page.

ATTRIBUTE DESCRIPTION
Name Name of the content item.
Description Description of the content item.
Navigation Field to select an existing navigation element.

What’s next?
When content item is updated, you can add it via content item widgets to a block or a page if needed.