Adding Content Using Content Widgets

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 widgets here.”

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 area:

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:

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