Working With Static Blocks

Editing the Newsletter Block
Platform: Magento Go
September 21, 2013

Your store may includes a block that invites people to register for your newsletter. The design and position of the newsletter block varies by theme.

Custom Layout Update Syntax
Platform: Magento Go
September 12, 2012

Custom 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.

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Standard Block Layout
Platform: Magento Go
September 12, 2012

The following diagram shows the standard block layout of a Magento Go store.

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Adding Links to a Block
Platform: Magento Go
July 31, 2012

You 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.

Block References and CSS Styles
Platform: Magento Go
February 27, 2012

Because 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.

Product Detail Block References
Platform: Magento Go
February 26, 2012

This illustration shows the location of each block reference where you can place content on the Product Detail page.

Controlling Block Order
Platform: Magento Go
February 25, 2012

To control the order of blocks in a sidebar, include the "before" or "after" positioning statement in the layout update code.

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Placing a Block in a CMS Page Sidebar
Platform: Magento Go
February 25, 2012

You 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.

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Making XML Layout Updates
Platform: Magento Go
February 25, 2012

If 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.

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