Creating a Banner
A banner can be as simple as an image. or contain a combination of text and code that triggers an event. After a banner is created, you can use the Widget tool to place it in your store, and combine it with other banners in a rotating sequence.
To create a banner:
|1.||On the Admin menu, select CMS > Banners.|
|2.||Click the Add Banner button. Then, do the following:|
|a.||Enter a descriptive Banner Name.|
|b.||Set Active to “Yes.”|
|c.||In the Applies To list, select one of the following:|
- Any Banner Type
- Specified Banner Type
This setting determines where in the store the banner can be used. (To select more than one, hold the Ctrl key down and click each option.)
|d.||In the panel on the left, select Content. Then in the Default Content section, enter any HTML code that is needed for the banner.|
|e.||To insert an image, click the Insert Image button. Then, select the image.|
|f.||To customize the content for a specific store view, clear the Use Default checkbox, and enter the custom content for the each view.|
|3.||When complete, click the Save Banner button.|
Banner Type by Location
The width of the main content area varies, depending on the column layout.
The bottom section of the page contains the footer links and copyright notice.
The top section of the page contains your logo, account links, search box, and top navigation.
The left column of a two- or three-column layout.
The right column of a two-or three-column layout.