How to Add a New CMS Page in Magento 2

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Adding a New CMS (Content Management System) Page is an easy action you can do with Magento 2 Configuration. All pages, from ‘About us’ page, ‘Contact us’ page, to other landing pages, are CMS pages. Thanks to these CMS Pages, owners can show dynamic content to shoppers and manage multiple contents at the same time. From the backend, the new page is created by text, images, blocks of content, variables, and frontend. All of them are designed friendly for both search engines that crawl the metadata of the page and people who access your page.

Using CMS Pages strategically can reduce the abandonment rate by 66% as well as increase the conversion rate by 30%. Ignore the back and forth that are the redundant motions when standing on your site. If you are facing the problem with filtering products in navigation, this will help. The below are six steps you need to walk through to add a new CMS page successfully. After that, you can find instructions on how to assign a Home Page in Magento 2.

6 Steps to Add a New CMS Page in Magento 2

Step 1: Add a New Page

  • On the Admin Panel, Content > Elements > Pages.
  • Click on Add New Page.

How to Add a New CMS Page Page Information

  • Under the Page Information section:
    • Fill out the Page Title, the meta data that shows in the title bar and tab of the browser.
    • Fill out a URL Key for the page, added to the base URL for the new online address of the page.

    Remember to insert lowercase characters and hyphens without spaces.

    • In the Store View list, choose the store view which the page is displayed on.
    • Set Disable if it is not ready to go live, but don’t forget to come back and enable the page status to make it available.
    • Click on Save and Continue Edit.

Step 2: Choose the Page Layout

  • On the left panel, tap the Design tab.
  • In the Layout field, choose one of the options from the dropdown list of the page layout.
    • 1 column
    • 2 columns with left bar
    • 2 columns with right bar
    • 3 columns

How to Add a New CMS Page Page Layout

  • Scroll down to customize the page design. On the Custom Design section, you can change theme, layout, and style within exact time period like holiday or sales.

How to Add a New CMS Page Custom Design

Step 3: Enter the Content

  • On the left panel, tap the Content tab.
  • In the Content Heading field, enter the main heading at the top of the page.
  • Click on the Show/Hide Editor button to edit the text with the WYSIWYG editor.

How to Add a New CMS Page Page Content

  • Hit the Save and Continue Edit

Step 4: Fill out the Meta Data

  • On the left panel, tap the Meta Data tab.
  • Enter the Keywords and Description for the CMS page, that is necessary for SEO.
  • Hit the Save and Continue Edit.

Step 5: Preview the Page

To ensure that all settings are perfect as well as you want to check the formatting, on the upper-right corner, click on Preview link.

Step 6: Generate the Page

  • Return to Page Information and set Status to Enabled.
  • Hit the Save page.

That is all for adding a new page, and now it is ready to be included in your store navigation, or link to other pages, even you can also apply it for your new home page. You can insert products into the homepage here.

Assign a Home Page in Magento 2

You can assign any page as a Home Page according to the following guide:

  • Finish all steps to create a new page.
  • On the Admin Panel, Stores > Settings > Configuration.
  • On the left panel, under General, select Web.
  • Open the Default Pages section,
    • Set CMS Page as Home Page in the CMS Page field.
    • Save Config to activate the settings.
  • Click on the Cache Management link in the system message to flush your cache.

How to Add a New CMS Page Assign a Home Page

The bottom line

Magento 2 Add a new CMS Page is a wonderful feature for any online store, because you can save time by using an user-friendly interface, build your website friendly with SEO, as well as update and manage contents easily. We also have other posts related to CMS pages and blocks that you may want to check out below. Please write questions in the box below if any and we will reply to you soon.

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