Magento Commerce, 2.0.11

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Adding New Blocks

Custom blocks of content can be added to any page, group of pages, or even to another block. You can place code for a carousel image slider in a block, and then position the block on the home pageThe first home page a visitor sees when they access your website URL. Considered the most important page on your website according to search engine indexing..

The Blocks workspace uses the same basic controls as the Pages workspace to help you find blocks and perform routine maintenance operations.


Blocks Workspace

To create a block:

1. On the AdminThe password-protected back office of your store where orders, catalog, content, and configurations are managed. sidebarThe right or left column of a two-column page layout., tap Content. Then under Elements, choose Blocks.
2. In the upper-right corner, tap Add New Block. Then, do the following:
a. Assign a Block Title for internal reference.
b. Assign a unique Identifier to the block. Use all lowercase characters, with underscores instead of spaces.
c. Choose the Store View(s) where the block will be available.
d. Set Status to “Enabled” to make the block visible in the store.
e. Complete the Content of the block
3. When complete, tap Save Block.

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