Magento 2 content management
Configure the Default Page
In this topic, I will introduce how to configure the default CMS page. The default page is a page which will be appeared when you click on base URL. Often the home page is configured as the default page. Also, when a “Page Not Found” error occurs, the default page will be shown.
Add a New CMS Page
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.
Add New CMS Blocks
It is easy to add new CMS Blocks in Magento 2 from Magento Admin panel. You can set which position to show the block that may be one page, group of pages or any pages. Creating the block title and identifier to determine the block and easily to manage. The content of the block will be conveniently created with the editor that allows you to format text, create links and tables, images, videos, and audio. Moreover, if you prefer to work with the HTML code, you just click on the Show/Hide Editor button.
Insert Images in Magento 2
Besides knowing how to optimize images, inserting images is an essential task when you create a new page on your store. It enables you to beautify your pages and showcase your products more easily. When customers can visualize more clearly, they tend to stay longer to explore.
Install a New Theme
Installing a new theme for Magento 2 store is necessary and should be one of the tasks in priority. It is easy to find many beautiful themes in Magento Marketplaces or through searching tools. You can assign installation task to the theme vendor or install a new theme by yourself by following their installation guide and user guide.
Add Social Widget without extension: Facebook Social Plugins
Adding Social Widget by Magento 2 default is a great way to lead your brand more close to every audience, especially as Facebook Social Plugin because the coverage of Facebook becomes larger and larger as well as the number of Facebookers is increasing dramatically. Thus, today we will help you know how to add a Facebook Like Button to your store without any Magento extension.
Insert a Widget into Sidebar
Magento 2 provides an XML Widget file that allows you to manage the page layout as well as place CMS Blocks at any position on the page. Widget can vary from buttons, dialog box, to search box, clock, or visitor counter. Displaying a Widget in the sidebar on your site will help provide more information and increase conversion rates. In the tutorial today, I will instruct you how to insert a Widget into Sidebar with two elements: “Configure a Widget” and “Configure a Layout Update”.
Rediect to Customer Dashboard after Login
With Magento 2 you can enable or disable redirecting customers to the customer dashboard after they log in.
Schedule Change Design
Set the schedule to change design feature is supported in Magento 2 that helps you effectively create the variation of design and manage them easily. You will probably change your store design and theme many times to fit with your seasonal promotions, marketing strategies, even creation new images. Moreover, configuring the period of time to change the design helps you save time a lot and the new design will be changed well-timed.
Set Password Options for Customers
Password is a unique key that customers must use to access their accounts in your store, but it is possible that they may forget their passwords for the registration is. With the Magento 2 plaform, you can set password options for these customers to help them retrieve the passwords with ease. This tactic simplifies the problem solving process, which can improve their experience and reduce bounce rates.
Insert New Products List in Widget
New product list is necessary to inform customers with the latest products which are marked as “New” and selected from the catalog. The homepage is one of the first places that customers may go to search before buying, hence it is considered a great place to promote new items. Now it is possible for you to create such a list in Magento 2 by adding a widget. The list can be set to display in the default which automatically contains recent added items or demonstrates only new items specified by a Date Range.