Adding a new block

In this recipe, we will discover just how simple it is to create a new content block and how to position it in the left-hand side column.

Getting ready

In this recipe, we make use of the WYSIWYG editor configured according to the recipe Installing and configuring a WYSIWYG, in Chapter 2, Creating and Publishing Content. It is not essential to the task, but it will assist while entering the content of our new block.

This recipe also assumes that you have the Bartik theme enabled and set to default. If you are not using Bartik, simply select a different region for the block.

How to do it...

  1. Select Structure from the admin menu, then select Blocks.
  2. Select +Add block.
  3. In the Block description field enter an administrative description ...

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