Add a block to a landing page

Applicable to: all landing pages | Skill level: easy

Goal: Add an existing block to the bottom row of your department landing page.

flex blocks row

The row of blocks at the bottom of each landing page can hold 2-4 blocks that highlight how to contact your department, recent updates, key initiatives or anything else your department may want to emphasize. This space can hold flex blocks, link list blocks, contact blocks or staff blocks — but the most common block type you'll use on the landing page is flex blocks.

To learn how to create flex blocks, see creating flex blocks. And remember, flex blocks are stored in the _blocks folder.

Steps

  1. Navigate to the landing page of your site (this page will be called "index").

  2. Edit the landing page.

    Edit the landing page

  3. Scroll down past the Link Block sections, to the Flexible block area. Navigate to and select the flex block(s) you would like to add (4 maximum).

    add a flex block

  4. Submit the page to save your changes.

  5. Respond to the spell check and link check, if needed (hit "Submit" for both to save your changes).