Magento Commerce, 2.3.x

Rotating Dynamic Blocks

Multiple dynamic blocks can be added to a rotator to present a slide show of interactive content. The Widget tool is used to place the rotator at a specific place on a either a single page, or on multiple pages throughout your store.


Dynamic Block Rotator
  • Field Descriptions

    Field

    Description

    Settings

    Type

    Determines the type of widget to be created.

    Design Package/Theme

    Identifies the current package or theme that determines the page layout of the store.

    Storefront Properties

    Widget Title

    A descriptive title for internal use, that identifies the rotator.

    Assign to Store Views

    Determines the store view(s) where the rotator is available.

    Sort Order

    Determines the position of the rotator in relation to other widgets which might be assigned to the same container on the page.

    Layout Updates

    Add Layout Update

    Adds a layout update that determines where the rotator is to appear on the store.

    Display on

    Determines the type of page, or a specific page, where the rotator is to appear.

    Categories

    Displays the rotator on either anchor or non-anchor category pages. Options:

    Anchor Categories

    Non-Anchor Categories

    Products

    Displays the rotator on either a specific type of product page, or on all product pages. Options:

    All Product Types

    Simple Product

    Virtual Product

    Bundle Product

    Downloadable Product

    Gift Card

    Configurable Product

    Grouped Product

    Generic Pages

    Displays the rotator on all pages, a specific page, or only on pages with a certain layout. Options:

    All Pages

    Specified Page

    Page Layouts

    Page

    Identifies the specific page where the rotator is to appear.

    Container

    Identifies the position on the page where the rotator is placed.

    Template

    Determines the template that is used to format the rotator, based on whether the rotator is to stand alone, or be placed inside existing text. Options:

    Dynamic Block Template

    Dynamic Block Inline Template

    Widget Options

    Dynamic Blocks to Display

    Determines the type of dynamic blocks are included in the rotator. Options:

    Specified Dynamic Blocks

    Includes only specific dynamic blocks.

    Cart Price Rule Related

    Includes only dynamic blocks that are associated with a cart price rule.

    Catalog Price Rule Related

    Includes only dynamic blocks that are associated a with catalog price rule.

    Restrict by Dynamic Block Types

    Limits the banner to a specific part of the page layout. Options:

    Content Area

    Places the dynamic block in the main content area of the page.

    Footer

    Places the dynamic block in the page footer.

    Header

    Places the dynamic block in the page header.

    Left Column

    Places the dynamic block in the left column of the page layout, if available.

    Right Column

    Places the dynamic block in the right column of the page layout, if available.

    Rotation Mode

    Determines the presentation and order of the dynamic blocks as they appear in the rotator. Options:

    Display all instead of rotating.

    Displays a stack of dynamic blocks, where all are visible.

    One at a time, Random

    Displays the specified dynamic blocks in a random order. When the page is refreshed, a different (and random) dynamic block appears.

    One at the time, Series

    Displays the specified dynamic blocks in the sequence they were added. When the page is refreshed, the next dynamic block in the sequence appears.

    One at the time, Shuffle

    Displays one dynamic block at a time in a shuffled order. This option is similar to the “One at a time, Random” option, except that the same dynamic block is not repeated.

    Specify Dynamic Blocks

    Displays a grid of the available dynamic blocks, and includes all selected dynamic blocks in the rotator.