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Working With Frontend Apps

  • Creating Custom Variables This feature can be very helpful when adding custom text to you store. Custom variables are moveable pieces of plain text or HTML content great for adding to transactional emails, or adding constant copy and designs.
  • Adding Social Plugins Social media sites provide a variety of plugins that you can use to add their official icons and badges to your store. All you have to do is find the code you want to use, copy it to a static block, and place the block in your store.
  • Linking Pages One of the best ways to improve the usability of your site is to create internal links to other content pages in your site. In addition, you can link to other websites, as well.
  • Creating Inline Links An inline link is a hyperlink to another page that is placed in a line of text. Inline links can be inserted directly into the content editor of CMS pages, blocks, and banners. This series of articles explains how to use the Frontend App tool to create inline links for your Magento Go store.
  • Orders and Returns Block The Orders and Returns block is a convenient way for your customers to access information related to any order they have placed with your store. It's a smaller version of the form that appears when you click the Orders and Returns link in the footer of your store.
  • Creating a Banner Rotator A banner rotator can be used to display a single banner, or multiple banners in a specific sequence or random order. As a frontend app, the rotator can be assigned to a specific page, product, or category, and placed most anywhere in your store.
  • Frontend App Types There are many types of frontend apps you can use to customize your store.
  • Using the Frontend App Tool A frontend app is a snippet of code that makes it possible to display a wide range of content, and place it at specific block references through your store. Many frontend apps display real-time, dynamic data, and create opportunities for your customers to interact with your store. The Frontend App tool makes it easy to place existing content, such as blocks, banners, and interactive elements most anywhere in your store.
  • Creating a Frontend App The process of creating a Frontend App is nearly the same for each type. You can follow the first part of the instructions, which is the same for all types, and then complete the last part that is specific to the type of app.
  • Linking to a Node The frontend app type, CMS Hierarchy Node Link, gives you the ability to link to a content node from other content in your store.