PrestaShop 1.7 - adding and editing a CMS Page

Creating CMS pages is a mandatory element of any online store. These pages include among others regulations, privacy policy and a bookmark about us. These are pages not related to the shop's offer but containing important information for the customer. PrestaShop 1.7 offers a simple and clear panel for adding and editing CMS pages. 

Adding a new CMS page in PrestaShop 1.7 

In the PrestaShop 1.7 administration panel in the left-hand menu select Improve, Design and then Pages. Press +add new page.

prestashop 1.7 adding new cms site 

On the newly opened page, enter:

Page category - the category to which new page will belong to. In PrestaShop 1.7 this is the home page by default. If you want to create a page under a different category, remember to create it first (Sell → Catalog → Categories → +add new category).

  • Title - name of the newly created page.
  • SEO preview - a live preview of the URL displayed in search engines such as google.
  • Meta-title - name of the page that will be displayed in search engines.
  • Meta description - short description of the page intended for search engines. 
  • Meta keywords - keywords describing the content of the website, also designed for search engines. 
  • Friendly URL - a URL automatically created on the basis of the name. 
  • Page content - the main content of the page. 
  • Indexation by search engines - determination whether the page is to be indexed by search engines.
  • Displaying - setting whether the page is to be visible or invisible.

prestashop 1.7 new static page

Edit PrestaShop 1.7 CMS page.

To edit already existing CMS page in PrestaShop 1.7 in admin panel select Improve, Design and then Pages. In the page column in category home, or other category, find the page you want to edit. After pressing the pencil icon you will be taken to the edit page. After making the necessary changes, click save. 

prestashop 1.7 editing cms page

PrestaShop 1.7 Text Editor

When creating static page content, basic text editor functions are available:

  • access to the source code of the page. For example, you can set the style or font size here,
  • change the color of the text or set the background color of the selected text fragment,
  • bold,
  • italics,
  • emphasis,
  • cancellation, 
  • Quote,
  • a hyperlink,
  • text alignment,
  • bulletin,
  • numbering,
  • creating a table,
  • adding pictures,
  • adding multimedia files.

The last button is used to assign values to text fragments relevant for SEO. 

prestashop 1.7 text editor

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