Editing CMS pages

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The topic describes how to edit CMS pages in the Back Office.

Prerequisites

To start editing CMS pages, go to Content Management > Pages.

Each section contains reference information. Make sure to review it before you start, or just look up the necessary information as you go through the process.

Editing CMS pages

You can edit page layout, modify SEO information or update page content.

To edit a page:

  1. On the Overview of CMS Pages page, click Edit in the Actions column. You can select the following options from the Edit drop-down list:
    • Page: select this option to proceed to the Edit CMS Page: [Page Name] page and edit general information and SEO details.
    • Placeholders: select this option to proceed to the Edit Placeholders: [Page Name] editor and change the title and content of the page.

Selecting the Page option

To change general information and SEO details, on the Edit CMS Page: [Page Name] page, edit the following:

  • In the General tab:

    • Store relation
    • Template
    • Valid from and Valid to
    • Name and URL per locale
  • In the SEO tab (per locale):

    • Meta title
    • Meta keywords
    • Meta description

Tips & tricks
On the Edit CMS Page: [Page Name] page, you can do the following:

  • Publish the current version of the page by clicking Publish at the top of the page.
  • View general information about the published page, its URL, and metadata by clicking View at the top of the page.
  • Switch to the page where you can edit the title and content of the page by clicking Edit Placeholders at the top of the page.
  • Cancel changes since the previous publish by clicking Discard Draft at the top of the page.
  • Remove the published version of the page from the Storefront by clicking Deactivate at the top of the page.
  • Make the page visible on the Storefront by clicking Activate at the top of the page.
  • Switch to the list of pages by clicking Back to CMS at the top of the page.

Selecting the Placeholders option

To change the title and content of the page:

  1. On the Edit Placeholders: [Page Name] editor, place your cursor into the placeholder where you would like to update the content.
  2. Using options on the editor menu, edit the content of your page. image

In the placeholders editor, you can insert a banner, abstract product list, product set, and downloadable files using content item widgets. See Adding content item widgets to a page for more details.

Tips & tricks
On the Edit Placeholders: [Page Name] editor, you can do the following:

  • Publish the current version of the page by clicking Publish at the top of the page.
  • View general information about a published page, its URL and metadata by clicking View at the top of the page.
  • See how the current version of the page will be displayed on the website before publishing by clicking Preview at the top of the page.
  • Switch to the page where you can edit the general information and meta details of the page by clicking Edit Page at the top of the page.
  • Cancel changes since the previous publish by clicking Discard Draft at the top of the page.
  • Remove the published version of the page from the store website by clicking Deactivate at the top of the page.
  • Make the page visible on the store website by clicking Activate at the top of the page.
  • Switch to the list of pages by clicking Back to CMS at the top of the page.

Reference information: Editing CMS pages

The following table describes the attributes you enter when editing a CMS page.

SECTION ATTRIBUTE DESCRIPTION
General
Store relation Store locale for which the page is available.
Is searchable Select the option to make your page searchable on the web.
Template Template that defines the page layout.
Valid from and Valid to Dates during which a page is visible on the Storefront.
Name Name of the page.
Url Address of the page on the web.
SEO
Meta Title Meta title.
Meta Keywords Meta keywords.
Meta Description Meta description.