Page Manager

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The Page Manager allows a store administrator to move page elements in drag-n-drop mode.

Page Manager has the following sections:



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The Page Manager allows a store administrator to move page elements in drag-n-drop mode.

Page Manager has the following sections:


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 Note:
 In order to view the list of all available tags, click on the text field and press Ctrl+Enter. After this you will
 see the list of all available tags. Click on the tag you want to use and it will be added to the option field.


3 - Page blocks

The page layout scheme is divided into placeholders (e.g. header, right column, and center column) and blocks inside these placeholders.

Placeholders are divided into 2 types:

•Static placeholders (header, main_menu and footer) •Editable placeholders (left_column, center_column and right_column)


Note:
Adding or removing blocks in static (or system) placeholders is not permitted.


You can save the layout, restore the default layout or undo your last changes using the buttons in the top right corner:


How to use Placeholders and Blocks

Placeholders

In the top right corner of a placeholder you can find the show-hide link. Using this link you can show or hide a placeholder:


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The visible placeholder has a white background, and the hidden placeholder has a gray background (and hidden blocks):


Blocks

Each block looks like a schematic rectangle with a title:

You can modify the content of a block, show and hide a block, view a block description and remove a block if needed. It is possible to move blocks from one placeholder to another in drag-n-drop mode:


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You can add a new block to a placeholder using the add block link. New blocks can only be added to editable placeholders.

In add block form you can create your own blocks. Just enter your content to these fields: Block title, Block description, and Block content. You can also select any system block from the list.

Note:
It is possible to add PHP or HTML code to the Block content field.


How to modify the page layout using Page Manager

Add a system block:

1 - Select the page you want to modify in the Select page to modify drop down. The selected page layout will be loaded automatically.

2 - Click the add block link of, for example, the left_column placeholder.

3 - Select any block from the available blocks list, e.g. Bestsellers, and add it to the placeholder.

4 - Save your changes.

Add a custom block:

1 - Select the page you want to modify in the Select page to modify drop down. The selected page layout will be loaded automatically.

2 - Click the add block link of, for example, the left_column placeholder.

3 - Enter the block title, description and block content (any HTML or PHP code) and add that to the placeholder.

4 - Save your changes.