Adding Content Using Content Widgets
Content widgets are the main tools of the Sitefinity CMS. They are what
control the content shown on a page.
After you create a page and go into editing mode, you will be in the Content view by default.
You will see a single large area to the left of the ad space labeled “Column 1,” inviting you to “Drag
You can drag a Content block or any other widget into the space.
Make sure you are dropping widgets into "Column 1" only.
The area will have a light-yellow fill and say, “Drop here” when you’re in Column 1.
This is what you will see when dropping a Content block into the correct
A lot of the time, you might only need a few Content blocks on a page.
For example, this President’s Message page consists of just one Content
block for the whole page:
If you like to keep things separated, you can put the page title in its
own Content block, and separate different information into their own blocks.
Check out this Industry Certifications page as an example. An MPI Button
widget was also used as a quick link to submit CE hours:
Content Widget Overview and Properties
All content and functionality of the Sitefinity CMS pages are defined through widgets. Widgets are controls which you drag and drop onto the page in content editing mode, then configure to display content. Anything you want your page to do is done ...
Creating Columns Using Grid Widgets
You will most likely need a page that has content separated into columns. You don’t have to create the column layout on the page before adding Content widgets, but it does help if you already have a design in mind. Here is an example of columns ...
Pages represent the canvas on which you build and structure your website. In addition, pages contain the administrative and content authoring tools you’ll use to manage your website. In the Pages section, you can create & edit pages, and browse & ...
Content block widget
This is the widget you will probably use the most. With this widget, you can enter content using the text editor and its features. You can type and format text, insert images, documents, symbols, and paste in pre-formatted text and tables from ...
If this seems a bit complicated, don’t worry, the grouping of columns is already done for you within Sitefinity using the different Grid widgets you’ll find in the Layout view of the Page editor. All you have to do is drag them onto the page – no ...