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eZ Enterprise Beginner Tutorial - It's a Dog's World

Caution

This tutorial does not work in eZ Platform v2.2.

If you want to go through the tutorial, use v2.1 or an earlier version. It will be updated for an upcoming v2.3 version.

In the meantime, you can learn how to use Page Builder, check out Extending Page.

This tutorial is a step-by-step guide to building a website with eZ Platform Enterprise Edition. It focuses on creating a front page using a feature called Landing Page

Intended audience

This tutorial is intended for users who have basic knowledge of eZ Platform. Ideally, you should be familiar with the concepts covered in the Building a Bicycle Route Tracker in eZ Platform tutorial.

Learning outcomes

After finishing this tutorial, you will:

  • Have a working knowledge of the Landing Page functionality and architecture
  • Be able to create a Landing Page and customize its layout
  • Be able to prepare and customize Landing Page blocks, including Schedule blocks
  • Be able to create a custom block

Scenario

In the course of this scenario you will built a website for a magazine for dog owners called 'It's a Dog's World'.

You will create a welcome page that will showcase the magazine's three most important types of content: articles, dog breed information and tips.

You will do this by means of a Landing Page, making use of its specific blocks, and crafting your own as well.

It's a Dog's World - final result

Steps

In this tutorial you will go through the following steps:

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