Magento has been the benchmark set amongst the e-commerce frameworks available in the market. Magento Widgets are small Magento extensions with a predefined set of configuration options. They provide great control and flexibility in creating informational and marketing content. Personally I see the widgets plus WYSIWYG implementation as a great boost to site owner friendly backend section.
In this post we’ll learn how to add and use widgets for Magento 2. To add the widget you will need to navigate to Content -> Widgets from your backend dashboard.
Now you will need to click on Add Widget button.
Magento 2 supports many types of widgets like CMS page link, CMS static block, Catalog Category Link, Catalog Product Link, etc. Now you will need to select Widget Type and Design Theme for this widget.
Now you will need to select various storefront properties like Type, Design Package/Theme, Widget Title, Assign to Store Views, etc.
Magento 2 widget supports various layout options to place any widget. It will supports three major sections like Categories, Products and Generic Pages. In this demo we will select Generic Pages > Specified Page.
Now you will need to fillup various Widget Options like Title, Display Page Control, Display Page Control, Conditions, etc. This widget options will be different for all the widget.
Thats it from configuration. Now you will need to click on Save button. Clear cache from cache Management and open front panel to see your widget.
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