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How to Create and Insert Magento 2 Block in CMS Page

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CMS block is a practical feature in Magento 2. This article will explain to you how to create and insert a Magento 2 block in CMS page. Scroll down to discover now!

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What is a Magento 2 Block? 

Magento 2 block, CMS block, or static block is a unit of content that works as a page module. A block can represent multiple content types. The most common type is static information such as text, image, and video. Besides, a block can also display dynamic content. 

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Magento allows you to create a new Magento 2 CMS block and add it to a page without using code. Read on to find out how to do both. 

5 Steps to Create a Magento 2 Block

Step 1: Content > Elements > Blocks

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Step 2: Click Add New Block

After step 1, you’ll see the Block page appears, showing you a grid of block names and other information. This page shows several block templates that Magento already provides you. Before creating a new block, check out the list to make sure you know which template is available. 

To start creating a new block, click Add New Block.

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Step 3: Choose Block Title, Identifier, and Store View

In the New Block window, you’ll see the Enable Block is automatically toggled to Yes. Continue filling other fields below. 

  • Block Title: insert the title you want to. To create these titles like a pro, check out some tips we have found for you. 
  • Identifier: use a hyphen or underscore between each word to create an identifier. 
  • Store view: Choose the store view for the block
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Step 4: Create Block Content

You can create content for a block using a Magento 2 WYSIWYG editor. 

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Step 5: Click Save to Save Block

After you click Save, the new block will appear in the Block grid. 

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6 Steps to Insert a Magento 2 Block in CMS Page

Step 1: Go to Content > Elements > Pages

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Step 2: Choose the Page to Insert a Block

In the Action column, hit Select > Edit

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Step 3: In the Content section, place the cursor to where you want to add a block. 

Click Insert Widget icon.

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Step 4: Choose CMS Static Block as Widget Type

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Step 5: Choose Template and Select Block

In this example, we choose the Template as CMS Static BLock Default Template. The block we use is Contact us info – a Magento 2 default block. 

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Step 6: Hit Insert Widget and Save

After you hit Insert Widget, the block will be added to the CMS page like this in the editor: 

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This is how the About us page looks like in the front-end. As you can see, the Contact-us-info block is added. 

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Conclusion

This is a basic guideline for Magento 2 CMS block first-time users. I hope you have found what you were looking for in this tutorial. If you have any questions, feel free to comment down below.

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About Alice Dinh

Alice Dinh
Alice is a writer at Magezon. She is on a mission to help readers learn about Magento and e-commerce to grow their online business. A chocolate fanatic once in a while.

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