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How to edit CMS block in Magento

  1. From Magento Admin panel to CMS→Static Blocks
  2. On top right click "Add New Block"
  3. Fill in: General Information
  4. From Magento Admin panel to CMS→Static Blocks
  5. Under General Information choose "Content"
  6. Add the code
  7. Click "Save" button

There’s no better way to declare seasonal sale or some special offer than through adding static blocks to your home page, or any other page for that matter.

Start by logging in and navigating to CMS and then choosing Static Blocks menu item.

Note that in order to obtain CMS as a menu item, you need to download our Magento Simple Menu module.

Static block menu item
Next screen will give you an overview of all your static blocks.

At this point, you should notice orange Add New Block button, located in the upper right part of your screen.

What we want to show you, is how to create the new block in the first place, and afterward, edit the existing one.

Take a closer look:

Add new static block
Click on Add New Block button and continue with adding General information about your brand new block.

Here is how it will appear:

Create new block in Magento
You should assign a title to our block, determine identifier and store view, and choose enabled from the dropdown menu.

Identifier name has to be written in a way that contains only small letters that are divided with an underscore.

For example your-block-id.

Add content for your static block and once you are satisfied with how everything looks, click famous Save Block button in the upper part of the screen.

Success page will follow, and at this point, you can see your static block listed together with other, previously created blocks.

We chose to edit Footer, and you can do that by navigating, once more to the main menu and choosing Static Blocks menu item.

Static block menu item
You should click on Footer Links. (or any other block you wish to edit)

Editing Magento footer

Once again, you will see Edit Block page and at this point, you should be able to edit its content.

We simply showed editor by clicking on the orange Show/Hide Editor button and added our identifier to the code.

Here is how we did it:

Editing footer links in Magento
Now the only thing left to do is to locate Save button in the upper-right part of the page, continue to your store’s home page, reload the page, and take a look at your updated footer.

Support Pandas footer

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