A CMS static block is a great way to add and control chunks of HTML that can be displayed throughout your website. They’re ideal for seasonal banners, sale blocks, return policies and anything else that would make sense to modularize for ease of maintenance.
Static blocks allow store owners to create and place content without coding knowledge. They can be positioned anywhere on the page, and they can contain fixed information such as text and images, or dynamic information that originates from a widget or database.
If you’re a site administrator, static blocks are a great way to streamline the amount of time it takes to update your website. You’ll never have to dive into hundreds of lines of code to update a new image or change the phone number for a client again!
Magento 2 has a great CMS block feature that makes it easy to add and configure these blocks. It allows you to control how they appear on your site, including setting restrictions based on customer groups and other conditions that you specify.
To create a CMS block, first login to your admin panel and navigate to Content > Elements > Blocks. Click the “Add New Block” button to start the process of creating a CMS static block in Magento 2.
Once you’ve created a new CMS block, you can select the Store View that it will be shown on by selecting that view from the list. Then you can enter the Content of the CMS block using a WYSIWYG editor that allows you to format text, create links and tables, images, video, and audio.
When you’re finished entering the CMS block content, you can select Show / Hide Editor. This will let you work with the HTML code instead of the WYSIWYG editor. Once you’ve finished completing your changes, save the block and refresh your site to see the results.
Adding and controlling a CMS static block in Magento is relatively easy, but if you have any questions or need help configuring your CMS static block please contact us for assistance. We have a team of experienced Magento experts that can help you get the most out of your site!
How to call CMS static block in phtml file?
The second way to call a CMS static block is to access it in PHP via the following layout XML. This method is less flexible, but it can be useful if you need to pull in a specific static block that you’ve already created in your admin panels.
Static blocks are a fantastic way to streamline the amount of time it takes for you to update your website and keep your clients happy. They’re especially helpful for seasonal banners, size charts, offer banners and return policies. They’re also a great way to modularize your site to help your store administrators and designers maintain the look of your site as time passes.