There was nothing holding the blooming of the content management system (CMS) back. As far as the vertical e-commercial world still exists and flourishes, CMS never loses its position with the multi-capability and efficiency toward the page presence and more importantly, the sales result.
The role of CMS pages indeed mostly is to enhance the visibility of products to shoppers. Besides, while frequent CMS pages such as “About us” or “Contact” grasp helpful information, others marketing CMS pages promote products in vivid ways. Being used instead of static contents, CMS pages provide website owners with chances to create rich contents and the ease of managing multiple contents. That’s why Magento incorporated the CMS page to its platforms. Although adding a new CMS page generally is not that complicated and requires a tutorial, the setting of this type of content display method is configuration-intensive.
Here, we will guide you, step by step, to create a new CMS page. Actually, it’s not that hard to create a CMS page but it’s not easy to fully take advantages of all the features that Magento 2 incorporates in CMS. So, don’t miss a word out!
Step 1: Create a new CMS page
- Access the admin pane, Content > Elements > Page
- Click on Add New Page
On New Page:
- Enable Page: choose Yes to enable the page
- Page Title: fill out the name of the page displayed on the frontend
Step 2: Create contents for CMS pages
- Content Heading: this is the title display on the CMS page
- Show/Hide Editor: edit the content with WYSIWYG
You can add widgets into the content of this CMS page by hitting the “insert widgets” button
Step 3: Setup SEO for CMS pages
- URL Key: you can customize the URL of the page If leaved blank, the URL key will feature the Page Title
Meta title, meta description, meta keywords are the highlights, main content and short description that you need to show to search engines. These kinds of metadata are certainly important that grasp the attention of visitors, increase the CTR (click-through rate) and deliver exactly your content to the search engines
Step 4: Choose store views to display CMS pages
Step 5: Choose a layout for CMS pages
- Layout: select the layout display at the frontend
- Layout update XML: enter the code here to add or change the layout structure of the CMS page
Technically, page layout is an .xml file defining the structure inside the <body> section of the HTML page markup. Page layouts feature only containers
Step 6: Set design update for CMS pages
Step 7: Save pages
Step 8: Page preview
- On the admin panel, Content >Page
- On showing pages, choose “Action”, select “View” the page that was already created
Here is the result we got!
That’s the end of our tutorial. We hope that you will get some tips that we mentioned above. If you have any questions about CMS page in Magento 2, feel free to ask us! We are here to anytime to hear from you!