Add Block

Use the Block content type to add an existing, active block to the stage. In the following example, the first column contains the HTML Code for the page. The second column contains a block with a Google map.

Block with Map on “About Us” Page

To add an existing block

  1. Navigate to the Page Builder workspace on the target page, block, dynamic block, product, or category.

  2. In the Page Builder panel under Add Content, drag a Block placeholder to the stage.

    Select Block

  3. Hover over the empty block container. Then, choose Settings () in the toolbox and do the following:

    • Click Select Block.

      Select Block

    • In the list of active blocks, find the row with the block that you want to add. In the first column, click Select. Then, click Add Selected.

      Selected Block

      The name of the selected block appears in the form.

      Block Name

    • Complete the remaining settings as needed, using the field descriptions at the end of this page for reference.

    • When complete, click Save to return to the Page Builder workspace.

  4. On the Save menu in the upper-right corner, click Save.

To edit block settings

  1. Hover over the block container. Then, choose Settings () in the toolbox and do the following:

    Block Toolbox

    • To choose a different block, click Select Block. In the list of active blocks, Select the block that you want to add. Then, click Add Selected.

    • Update the remaining settings as needed, using the field descriptions at the end of this page for reference.

    • When complete, click Save to return to the Page Builder workspace.

  2. In the upper-right corner, click Save.

To duplicate a block

  1. Hover over the block container. Then, choose Duplicate () in the toolbox.

    The duplicate appears just below the original.

  2. To move the new block to a new position, hover over the container. Then, choose Move () in the toolbox.

  3. Select and drag the block until the red guideline appears at the new position.

    The top and bottom borders of each container appear as dashed lines while the block is moved.

To remove a block from the stage

  1. Hover over the block container. Then, choose Remove () in the block toolbox.

  2. When prompted to confirm, click OK.

Add Block Toolbox

Tool Icon Description
Move Moves the block container and its content to another position on the stage.
Settings Opens the Edit Block page, where you can choose the block, and change the properties of the container.
Hide Hides the current block container and its content.
Show Shows the hidden block container and its content.
Duplicate Makes a duplicate copy of the block container and its content.
Remove Deletes the block container and its content from the stage.

Block Settings

Setting Description
Block The name of the selected block.
Select Block Displays a list where you can select an existing active block.
Advanced  
Alignment Determines the horizontal alignment of the block. Options:
Default - Applies the alignment default setting that is specified in the style sheet of the current theme.
Left - Aligns the block along the left border of the parent container, with allowance for any padding that is specified.
Center - Aligns the block in the center of the parent container, with allowance for any padding that is specified.
Right - Aligns the block along the right border of the parent container, with allowance for any padding that is specified.
Border Determines the border style that is applied to all four sides of the block container. Options:
Default - Applies the default border style that is specified by the associated style sheet.
None - Does not provide any visible indication of the container borders.
Dotted - The container border appears as a dotted line.
Dashed - The container border appears as a dashed line.
Solid: The container border appears as a solid line.
Double - The container border appears as a double line.
Groove - The container border appears as a grooved line.
Ridge - The container border appears as a ridged line.
Inset - The container border appears as a inset line.
Outset - The container border appears as a outset line.
Border Color Determines the color of the container border. Specify the color by choosing a swatch, clicking the color picker, or by entering a valid color name or equivalent hexadecimal value.
Border Width Determines the width in pixels of the container border.
Border Radius Specifies the size of the radius that is used to round each corner of the border.
CSS Classes Specifies the names of CSS classes from the current style sheet which apply to the container. Separate multiple class names with a space.
Margins and Padding Determines the size, in pixels, of the outer margins and inner padding of the block container. Enter the corresponding values in the diagram.
Margins - The amount of blank space, in pixels,that is applied to the outside edge of all sides of the container. Options: Top / Right / Bottom / Left
Padding - The amount of blank space, in pixels, that is applied to the inside edge of all sides of the container. Options: Top / Right / Bottom / Left