Adding New Links to FooterThe Footer Links block at the bottom of every page in your store is an easy way to provide access to content pages that you want to make readily available. This article explains how to add links to pages in the footer of your Magento Go store.
Using CMS Static BlocksMagento Go allows you to create blocks of content that you can use throughout your Web Store. The benefit of using Static Content Blocks is that they can be implemented on any page or group of pages using the frontend Apps tools available in Magento Go.
Creating a BlockMagento Go gives you the ability to create blocks of content that can be used throughout your store. Static blocks contain content that is not subject to change, such as text or an image.
Editing a BlockYou can edit an existing block by opening the block and making the necessary changes. For example, the page links in the footer of your store are located in a block that is easy to change.
Working with Content BlocksA block is a modular unit of content that can be positioned almost anywhere on the page. Blocks can be used to display static information such as text, images, and embedded video, as well as dynamic information.
Insert a Link Using the ToolbarThere are three methods you can use to insert a link in a block. This article explains how to insert a link from the editor toolbar.
Insert Link by Typing CodeThere are three methods you can use to insert a page link in a block. This article explains how to type the code for a page link.
Insert Link with Frontend AppThere are three methods you can use to insert a page link into a block. This article explains how to use a Frontend App to insert a page link.
Positioning Blocks by ReferenceMagento Go is loaded with predefined places where you can place content. Each location has a name, or block reference to identify its place on the page within the context of the page layout.
Making XML Layout UpdatesIf you have a basic knowledge of XML and experience using the Community or Enterprise editions of Magento, you may already be familiar with making layout updates with block references.
Placing a Block in a CMS Page SidebarYou can use a layout update to place a block in the right or left sidebar of a specific CMS page. With a few simple changes to the code, you can position the block in either sidebar, and control its position in relation to other blocks in the column.
Controlling Block OrderTo control the order of blocks in a sidebar, include the "before" or "after" positioning statement in the layout update code.
Block References and CSS StylesBecause XML page layout updates do not reference the CSS styles, some of the block references, such as those at the top and bottom of the page, may extend the full width of the screen beyond the active area of your store. You can bring them into alignment with the rest of the store by applying a CSS style to the content in the CSS block that you want to place.
Adding Links to a BlockYou can edit an existing block by opening the block and making the necessary changes. For example, the page links in the footer of your store are located in a block that is easy to change.
Custom Layout Update SyntaxCustom layout updates can be applied to product category pages, product pages, and CMS page to achieve a variety of results, including creating a new block, updating existing content, assigning actions, and removing blocks.