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You can change or create new content pages using the built-in Content Management System and WYSIWYG editor. The pages you created will be SEO-friendly — you can add META description, META keywords and SEO-titles to them.

Note: It is possible to change the default logo of the store, the welcome text on the main page, and default banners. This is done directly from the Content Management System and WYSIWYG editor. You can find more information about these elements in the Default content blocks structure article.

The Content Management System control page consists of 2 sections: (1) Content pages list, (2) Links and menu page

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1.Content pages

The content pages section allows you to create new CMS pages and articles.

To create a new article, click the Add New button to open a new "Add new article" page with a WYSIWYG editor:

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You can define the following settings on this page:

Article ID You can use numbers and letters in the ID of the article (please do not use spaces or special symbols).
Article title The title of the article. It will display in the header of the article block in the storefront.
Parent Article It is possible to build a hierarchy of articles, where the parent article is the main article for the modified article page. You will see a "See also" label on the parent page on the storefront with the list of connected pages, and a "Back to parent page" link on connected pages, which takes you to the parent page
Article content The content of the article. You can modify content pages or create new pages using a built-in WYSIWYG editor. Use this editor to add any HTML code, images, Flash animation or HTML tables to your pages.
Status 3 article statuses are possible:
  • Active – Article is visible in article lists and accessible by customers
  • Hidden – Article is not visible in article lists but accessible by customers
  • Disabled – Article is neither visible nor accessible by customers
Article SEO title The title of the HTML page. This title is very important for SEO.
Article META description META description of the HTML page.
Article META keywords META keywords of the HTML page.
Available for The article is available for 3 types of customers:
  • All customers
  • Anonymous customers (non-registered customers)
  • Registered customers

2 CMS links and menu

After the content page is created, you can add a link to this page to storefronts menus.

There are 3 menus in the default theme (1) top menu, (2) main menu (3) footer menu:

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For example, to modify the top menu, click on the Page Top Menu from the Links & Menu section on the Content page:

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The Edit Menu page will opened:

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On the Edit Menu page, you can define the following settings:

Menu ID


The ID of the menu.

These menu IDs are reserved in the system by default:

  • top_menu
  • main_menu
  • footer_menu
Title Title of the menu
Link name The name of the new menu element
Link type and Link target
  • URL

You can enter any WWW address as a link target

  • System

System pages of the store. The following target options are available:

Category page: link to category (category ID is required)

Product page: link to product (product ID is required)

Cart: link to store cart page

Checkout: link to store checkout page

Registration: link to store registration page

Customer Personal Info: link to customer's personal information page

Customer Orders History: link to customer's orders history page

Customer Change Password: link to customer's change password page

Customer Forgot Password: link to customer's forgot password page

Customer Account Home: link to main page of customer account

  • Article

The list of the available articles

  • Text

You can enter any text, for example your company's phone number

Active You can activate or disable any menu element
Note:
You can use the CMS Tags in the storefront. For more information please refer to the Tag library.