Media Storage

Media storage is a tool you can use to organize and access miscellaneous media files on the server. The path to the physical location of the files is determined by the Base URL configuration. Files in media storage can be accessed from the editor while working on pages and static blocks. Media storage is usually located in the file system …


Adding a Widget

The Widget tool can be used to add a variety of content elements to the page, including links to any content page or node, product, or category. Links can be positioned on the page by block reference or incorporated directly into CMS content and email templates. You can create links to the following four types of content: CMS Pages Catalog …


Inserting Images

From the editor, you can insert an online image that resides on another server, or display an image that has been uploaded to Media Storage. Method 1: Insert an Image from Media Storage 1. If necessary, click the Show / Hide Editor button to display the code. 2. Position the cursor where you want the code to be inserted. Then, …


Inserting a Link

The easiest way to insert a link is to use the Link button in the editor toolbar. It doesn’t require any knowledge of HTML and the result is the same. To insert a link: 1. Highlight the text where you want to create the link. Then, in the editor toolbar, click the Link button. 2. In the Link URL field, …


Using the Editor

The WYSIWYG editor gives you the ability to enter and format while working in a “What You See Is What You Get” view of the content. If you prefer to work directly with the underlying HTML code, you can easily change modes. The editor can be used to create content for pages, blocks, and product descriptions. When working in the product …


Step 6: Make a New Home Page (Optional)

1. Complete the steps to create a new page. 2. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. 3. In the panel on the left under General, select Web. Then, click to expand the Default Pages section. 4. Set CMS Home Page to the new page. 5. Click the Save Config button. 6. In the message at the top of …


Step 5: Publish the Page

1. In the panel on the left, select Page Information. 2. Set Status to “Published.” 3. Click the Save Page button. When the page is complete, it can be added to the navigation of your store, linked to other pages, or added as a link in the footer.


Step 4: Complete the Meta Data

1. In the panel on the left, select Meta Data. 2. Complete the Keywords and Description for the page. This information is used by search engines to index the page.


Step 3: Complete the Content

1. In the Page Information panel on the left, select Content. 2. In the Content Heading box, type the text you want to appear as the main heading at the top of the page. Complete the remaining content, as you want it to appear in the main content column, according to the page layout selected. The content can include text, …


Step 2: Choose the Page Layout

1. In the Page Information panel on the left, select Design. 2. In the Page Layout section, set Layout to one of the following to determine the column layout of the page. 1 column 2 columns with left bar 2 columns with right bar 3 columns