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Positioning Blocks

The code that controls the page layout and placement of blocks is written in XML. You might have noticed references to XML Page Layout Updates throughout the Admin of your store. Every product, category, and piece of content—whether it’s a page, block, or widget—has a section where you can update the XML code that controls the positioning of the item. …

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Creating a Static Block

Custom, static blocks of content can be added to any page, group of pages, or even to another block. The carousel image slider on the home page of the demo store is generated by code that is placed in a static block. The three smaller blocks below are also static blocks that link to other pages. Although they look like …

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Blocks

A block is a modular unit of content that can be positioned most anywhere on the page. Blocks can be used to display static information such as text, images, and embedded video, as well as dynamic information. You can use Magento Community Edition’s content management system to create custom blocks of content without writing any code. Blocks can contain text, …