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Inserting a Block into a Page


You can insert blocks into your pages above and/or below the WYSIWYG areas, giving you lots of flexibility in their placement.


You will learn how to insert a block you’ve already created into a page and when to use blocks.

What is a block?

Blocks are small pieces of content. They contain text and/or images that can be used on more than one page, or has special formatting that you cannot attain easily via the WYSIWYG.

Edit your page:

  1. In the left panel, click on a page in which you want to insert a block.
  2. In the right panel, click on the “Edit” tab.
  3. Scroll down to the “Main Content  >> Content” area.
Selecting a page to edit

Insert a block:

  1. Above and below the WYSIWYG area you will see sections to insert “Block Above Content” and “Block Below Content.”
  2. Explanation of symbols:
    1. Minus sign in red circle: Clear the block selection (removes the link).
    2. Gray lego icon: Choose block. Displays history of recently created or edited blocks.
    3. [Search]:  Choose block. Displays history of recently created or edited blocks.
    4. Page with magnifying glass: Browse for the block. Opens the browse window of your site. (You can select a block from another site by browsing to that site.)
  3. Use one of the options above to locate the block you wish to insert. If you are browsing for a block in your site, you will need to expand the “_blocks/manual” folder.
Block insert areas above and below WYSIWYG area
  1. Click the block you wish to insert.
  2. Click the “Confirm” button.
Selecting a block and confirming selection
  1. You will see the link to the block in place of the “[Search]” symbol.
  2. Click the green “+” plus sign to add another block and follow the steps above.
Inserted block and plus sign for additional block insertion

Submit your Page:

  1. Click “Send to Workflow.”
  2. At the Spell Check screen, click “Submit.”
  3. At the “Start Workflow” screen, tell us what you did in the “Comments” box. This helps us tremendously in the approval process.
  4. Click “Submit.”
Filling in the comments box in the workflow in Cascade
  • Access to either the training web site or as a web editor to your site.
  • Cascade: Basic I training
  • The location in a page where you wish to insert a block.
  • The block you wish to insert into a page.


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