Banners can be used to display an image or block of content, and set to appear for a specific period of time for a promotion. You can create banners that are visible to certain customer groups, or whenever price rule conditions and coupons apply.
When designing banners for your store, you should take into consideration both the page layout and the theme you are using. Banners are often designed to appear on a specific page, and area of the page. Although the header and footer are a fixed width, the width of the content area and left and right columns can vary according to theme and page layout. When designing a banner with graphic images, it is important to have an understanding of the layout of the page, so you can take full advantage of the available space.
A banner can be as simple as an image. or contain a combination of text and code that triggers an event. After a banner is created, you can use the Frontend App tool to place it in your store, and combine it with other banners in a rotating sequence.
|Content Area||The width of the main content area varies, depending on the column layout.|
|Footer||The bottom section of the page contains the footer links and copyright notice.|
|Header||The top section of the page contains your logo, account links, search box, and top navigation.|
|Left Column||The left column of a two- or three-column layout.|
|Right Column||The right column of a two- or three-column layout.|