Customizing the Homepage

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The content manager is able to configure the homepage, using the store experience tool.

  1. Ticker - Content Container
  2. Slider - Banner Slider
  3. Advertisements Banner  - Banner Slider
  4. Ad Space - Content Container
  5. Featured Products - Content Block
  6. Featured Products - Selected Products
  7. Homepage Promo - Content Container
  8. Featured Departments - Content Block
  9. Category List  - Selected Categories



Customizing the Homepage Ticker - Content Container

You can optionally define unique content for the ticker for each user profile in your store.

  1. CMS > Containers
  2. Choose the HomePageTicker Content Container.
  3. Create/Edit the variant for your Store/ User Profile.  See Configuring Content Container Variants
  4. Publish the Content Container Variant.

Customizing the Homepage Slider - Banner Slider

You can create a new Banner Slider for your Store

  1. CMS > Banner Sliders
  2. Create/Edit a new Banner Slider. See Managing Banner slider

Attach the Banner Slider to your Store

  1. CMS > Store Experience
  2. Choose your Store.
  3. Select Home Content, on the left.
  4. Locate the Slider Widget and click Edit.
  5. Edit the settings:
    1. Select Slider - Administrators can select any banner slider from the available list of options.
    2. Select Type - Administrators can select the type of width the banner slider should have when displayed on the webstore.
    3. Select Navigation - Administrators can select the type of Navigation action which needs to be displayed to change the banner on the webstore.
    4. Autoplay - Administrators can select whether the slide will automatically transition to the next slide on the webstore. 
    5. Autoplay Timeout - Administrators can enter the autoplay timeout duration in this field.
    6. Autoplay Hover Pause - Administrators can select whether the banner sliding will pause when hovering.
    7. Select Transition Style - Administrators can select the transition style of the banner slider. 
  6. Save all changes and publish the Store Experience.

Customizing the Homepage Advertisements Banner  - Banner Slider

You can create a new Banner Slider for your Store

  1. CMS > Banner Sliders
  2. Create/Edit new Banner Slider. See Managing Banner Sliders

Attach the Banner Slider to your Store

  1. CMS > Store Experience
  2. Choose your Store.
  3. Select Home Content, on the left.
  4. Locate the Advertisement Banner Widget and click Edit.
  5. Edit the settings:
    1. Select Slider - Administrators can select an advertisement banner from the available list of options.
    2. Autoplay - Administrators can select whether the advertisement banner will automatically slide to the next banner on the storefront.
    3. Autoplay Timeout - Administrators can enter the autoplay timeout duration in this field.
    4. Autoplay Hover Pause - Administrators can select whether the advertisement banner will pause when hovering.
  6. Save all changes and publish the Store Experience.

Customizing the Homepage Ad Space - Content Container

You can optionally define unique content for the Homepage Ad Space for each user profile in your store.

  1. CMS > Containers
  2. Choose the AdSpace Content Container.
  3. Create/Edit the variant for your Store/ User Profile.  See Configuring Content Container Variants
  4. Publish the Content Container Variant.
  1. CMS > Content Blocks
  2. Find the block with the Message Key of FeaturedProductTitle for your store, and click the edit action icon.
  3. Edit the Content Block.
  4. Save the Content Block. 
  5. Publish the Content Block.
  1. CMS > Store Experience
  2. Choose your Store.
  3. Select Home Content, on the left.
  4. Locate the Featured Products Widget and click Edit.
  5. Update the Featured Products:
    1. You can associate products.
    2. Delete already associated products.
    3. Change the display order of the products.
  6. Click the Back link near the upper right.
  7. Save all changes and publish the Store Experience.

Customizing the Homepage Homepage Promo - Content Container

You can optionally define unique content for the Homepage Ad Space for each user profile in your store.

  1. CMS > Containers
  2. Choose the HomePagePromo Content Container.
  3. Create/Edit the variant for your Store/ User Profile.  See Configuring Content Container Variants 
  4. Publish the Content Container Variant.
  1. CMS > Content Blocks
  2. Find the block with the Message Key of FeaturedProductTitle for your store, and click the edit action icon.
  3. Edit the Content Block.
  4. Save the Content Block. 
  5. Publish the Content Block.

Customizing the Homepage Category List  - Selected Categories

  1. CMS > Store Experience
  2. Choose your Store.
  3. Select Home Content, on the left.
  4. Locate the Category List  Widget and click Edit.
  5. Update the Category List :
    1. You can associate products.
    2. Delete already associated products.
    3. Change the display order of the products.
  6. Click the Back link near the upper right.
  7. Save all changes and publish the Store Experience

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