The custom pages can display the products or content of your choice as per your configuration.

How do I create a custom page or custom content page or custom static page?


There are three methods for creating the custom content pages:


Method 1 - Through the 'Dashboard & Setup' » 'Design Home Page':

  • Log in to the 'Anywhere Commerce Control Panel' by using your User Name (Email Address) and Password.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • You will be navigated to the 'Dashboard' page.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • Click the  Create custom pages or content pages icon. The Dashboard & Setup section will be displayed as shown in the figure.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • Click Design Home Page. You will be navigated to the Drag & Drop Controls page.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • To add a custom page, click Add Page. A Creating Page dialog box will be displayed.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • Select Add Custom Page from the Choose Page Type drop-down. This will open a Select Layout section.
  • Enter the name of the custom page in the Enter Title text box.
  • Select a layout for this custom page (through the radio button) from the Select layout section.
  • The pane widths of the selected layout will be displayed against the respective 'Place Holder Width' text boxes as shown in the figure.
  • Now, you can change widths of placeholders (i.e. width of panes) of the layout if required.
    • For Example, the width of the first pane is indicated in the Place Holder Width 1 text box and so on.
  • Edit the widths as per your requirement.
    • Note: The sum of widths of all placeholders in each row of the layout should not be more than the width of the layout, which is mentioned in the Page Width text box.
    • You can specify the widths in the Pixels (PX) or Percentage (%) by selecting a suitable option from the Width Type drop-down. If you are mentioning the widths in percentage, then consider the Page Width as 100%.
  • To save the changes, click Submit.
  • Now, the title of the created custom page appears in the Design Your Site drop-down of the Drag & Drop Controls page as shown in the figure.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • Drag and drop the controls in the suitable panes and configure them as per your requirement. Click Publish and the page will be uploaded to your store.


Pl Refer: Drag and Drop Controls


Method 2 - Through the 'Design and Content' » 'Design Home Page':

  • Log in to the 'Anywhere Commerce Control Panel' by using your User Name (Email Address) and Password.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • You will be navigated to the 'Dashboard' page.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • Click the  Create custom pages or content pages icon. The Design & Content section will be displayed as shown in the figure.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • Click Design Home Page. You will be navigated to the Drag & Drop Controls page.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • To add a custom page, click Add Page. A Creating Page dialog box will be displayed.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • Select Add Custom Page from the Choose Page Type drop-down. This will open Select Layout section.
  • Enter the name of the custom page in the Enter Title text box.
  • Select a layout for this custom page (through the radio button) from the Select layout section.
  • The pane widths of the selected layout will be displayed against the respective 'Place Holder Width' text boxes as shown in the figure.
  • Now, you can change widths of placeholders (i.e. width of panes) of the layout if required.
    • For Example, the width of the first pane is indicated in the Place Holder Width 1 text box and so on.
  • Edit the widths as per your requirement.
    • Note: The sum of widths of all placeholders in each row of the layout should not be more than the width of the layout, which is mentioned in the Page Width text box.
    • You can specify the widths in the Pixels (PX) or Percentage (%) by selecting a suitable option from the Width Type drop-down. If you are mentioning the widths in percentage, consider the Page Width as 100%.
  • To save the changes, click Submit.
  • Now, the title of the created custom page appears in the Design Your Site drop-down of Drag & Drop Controls page as shown in the figure.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • Drag and drop the controls in the suitable panes and configure them as per your requirement. Click Publish and the page will be uploaded to your store.


Pl Refer: Drag and Drop Controls


Method 3 - Through the 'Design & Content' » 'Design Web Pages':

  • Log in to the 'Anywhere Commerce Control Panel' by using your User Name (Email Address) and Password.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • You will be navigated to the 'Dashboard' page.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • Click the  Create custom pages or content pages icon. The Design & Content section will be displayed as shown in the figure.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • Click Design Web Pages tab. You will be navigated to the Design Custom Content Pages page.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • To create custom page or content page, click Add Custom Pages. You will be navigated to the Add/Edit Web Pages page.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • To create a custom page or content page, select the Page option from the Page Type drop-down.
    • Note: By default, the first option i.e. Page will be selected under the Page Type drop-down. If the 'Page' option is not selected by default, then select the same.
  • Enter the title of the page in the way you want to display it in the search results when searched through the Google, in the Title text box for SEO (Search Engine Optimization) purpose.
  • Enter the 'Meta tag keywords' for this web page in the Meta Keywords text box for SEO purpose. The maximum length is 500 characters.
  • Enter the 'keywords for this web page's URL' in the URL Key rewriter text box for SEO purpose. The same keywords will be inserted in this Web page's URL and helpful in SEO. The maximum length is 500 characters.
  • Enter the 'Meta tag description' about this web page in the Meta Description text box for SEO purpose.
    This description will appear as a description about your page in the search engines. The maximum length is 255 characters.
  • To enter the verification codes of 'Google site verification code', 'Yahoo' or 'Bing' verification code, enter them in the 'Head Content' text box within 1000 characters.
    • Note: 'Google verification code' is an option for verifying site/domain ownership. This method requires that you place a specific <meta> tag in the source code of your shopping cart.
    • This verification code is used for tracking your sitemap and generally it is entered in the 'Home' page.
  • Now, you need to select a layout for this page. To do so, navigate to the Select Layout section.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • The pane widths of the selected layout will be displayed against the respective 'Place Holder Width' text boxes as shown in the figure.
  • Now, you can change widths of placeholders (i.e. width of panes) of the layout if required.
    • For Example, the width of the first pane is indicated in the Place Holder Width 1 text box and so on.
  • Edit the widths as per your requirement.
    • Note: The sum of widths of all placeholders in each row of the layout should not be more than the width of the layout, which is mentioned in the Page Width text box.
    • You can specify the widths in the Pixels (PX) or Percentage (%) by selecting a suitable option from the Width Type drop-down. If you are mentioning the widths in percentage, consider the Page Width as 100%.
  • Now, verify the 'Master Page' to ensure the 'Header & Footer' are selected for this layout or not. To do so, click Master Pages tab under the Select Layout section.


 Change the layout of Web Pages

  • Master Page1 is having the Header & Footer, and Master Page2 is not having Header & Footer. You can change the selection Master page as per your requirement.
  • Now, you can save the page and proceed for designing of the page. To do so, click Save and continue to design page. You will be navigated to the 'Drag and Drop Controls' page, where you can design for this page.


 Create custom pages or content pages

  • To design the page, drag and drop the required controls in the suitable panes and configure them as per your requirement. Click Publish and the page will be uploaded to your store.

Pl Refer: Drag and Drop Controls