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Mini Shopping Cart Widget

You can use a widget to show relevant information to your customers when the mini cart appears in your store. For example, you might want to display a promotional message, or you could provide a phone number or other contact information. The mini shopping cart widget can be used only with responsive web design themes. Process Overview: Step 1: Choose …

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New Products List Widget

The list of new products is an example of dynamic content, and consists of live data that is pulled from your product catalog. By default, the “New Products” list includes the first eight of the most recently added products. However, it can also be configured to include only products within a specified date range. Process Overview: Step 1: Set the …

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CMS Static Block Widget

The CMS Static Block widget gives you the ability to place an existing CMS block most anywhere in your store. Process Overview: Step 1: Choose the Widget Type Step 2: Complete the Layout Updates Step 3: Place the Block Step 1: Choose the Widget Type 1. On the Admin menu, select CMS > Widgets. 2. Click the Add New Widget …

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Creating a Widget

The process of creating a widget is nearly the same for each type. You can follow the first part of the instructions, which is the same for all types, and then complete the last part that is specific to the type of widget you want to create. Process Overview: Step 1: Choose the Widget Type Step 2: Specify Where It …

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Widget Types

CMS Page Link Displays a link to a selected page. Allows you to specify custom text and title. When the link is complete, it can be used in content pages and blocks. CMS Static Block Displays a block of content at a specific location on a page. Catalog Category Link Displays either an inline or block-style link to a selected …

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Widgets

A widget is a snippet of code that makes it possible to display a wide range of content and place it at specific block references in your store. Many widgets display real-time, dynamic data and create opportunities for your customers to interact with your store. The Widget tool makes it easy to place existing content such as static blocks with …