In this Tutorial, we will help you effectively use the Magento 2 CMS, all you will need is:

  1. Add a new Page
  2. Add a new Block
  3. Add a new Widget

With the Magento 2 CMS (Content Management System), we can create new pages, blocks, and widgets for your Magento 2 Store. To create custom static pages that display parts of your catalog or other useful customer information pages, you can easily combine those 3 factors.You can experience and be guided comfortably these 3 steps with our Magento 2 Demo here.With the Magento 2 CMS (Content Management System), we can create new pages, blocks, and widgets for your Magento 2 Store. To create custom static pages that display parts of your catalog or other useful customer information pages, you can easily combine those 3 factors.

Step 1: Add a new Page

  • To create a new Page for your Magento 2 Store,  you first need to login to your admin area and navigate to the Content>Pages section.

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  • You will see all pages of your Magento Store. Click on the Add New Page button.

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  • Here you can Name the page and set a custom URL for the New Page. You can also choose on which store it can be viewed and set its status enabled or disabled (this option will hidden this page).

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  • In Content tab you can add the heading for the page, the content and any widget you want to be displayed on.

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  • When you are ready with the configuration of the page, click Save Page to create it.

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  • Now you can add this new page on any other by using a new link widget.

For example, if you want to add this page as a link on the home page:
=>  get into your Home Page’s edit menu

=> select the Content tab 

=> click  insert widget button.

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After configured and inserted the widget, remember to save the page and refresh the page cache if necessary.

STEP 2 : Add a new Block

  • When featuring Products on Home page, you can use Blocks to separate different categories.
  • To create new Block, go to Content>Blocks.

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  • Add a new block by clicking on Add New Block button and configure the new elements.

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  • From the options you have configured, remember the identifier is the most important element as it can be used later for implementing this block into a page via the code of the page.
  • When you are done with Config, click on the Save Block to create new Block.

STEP 3 : Add a new Widget

  • To access the widget management page, please follow the path Content>Widgets from your administration dashboard.

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  • Click on the Add Widget to create a new one

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  • Select the type of widget and theme for it.
  • Click the Continue button to go to the storefront settings.

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  • Here you can set the Title and Store View for the widget while the Type and Theme are locked and grayed out from editing.

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  • You can choose a layout for the widget as shown on the storefront.

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And then we are done with the basic tutorial in using Magento 2 CMS. We really hope you find it is usefull and can now fully manage your Store’s content with it.
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