How to form widgets in Magento 2

Here the following steps help you to explain how to form widgets in Magento 2:

Step 1: Initialize widgets

Step 2: Form a widgets template

Step 3: Form a widget block

Step 4: Flush cache

Step 5: Post widgets

Initialize widgets

File directory:

app/code/Webnexs/HelloMagento/etc/widget.xml
<?xml version="1.0" ?>

<widgets xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="urn:magento:Hellomagento:Magento_Widget:etc/widget.xsd">

<widget class="Webnexs\HelloMagento\Block\Widget\Posts" id="Webnexs_Hellomagento_posts">

<label>New Widget</label>

<description>Posts</description>

<parameters>

<parameter name="posts" sort_order="0" visible="true" xsi:type="text">

<label>New Widget</label>

</parameter>

</parameters>

</widget>

</widgets>

Form a widgets template

Filedirectory:

app/code/Webnexs/HelloMagento/view/frontend/templates/widget/posts.phml
<?php if($block->getData('posts')): ?>

<h2 class='posts'><?php echo $block->getData('posts'); ?></h2>

<p>Widget Sample</p>

<?php endif; ?>

Form a widget block

File directory: 

app/code/Webnexs/HelloMagento/Block/Widget/Posts.php
<?php

namespace Webnexs\HelloMagento\Block\Widget;

use Magento\Framework\View\Element\Template;

use Magento\Widget\Block\BlockInterface;

class Posts extends Template implements BlockInterface {

protected $_template = "widget/posts.phtml";

}

Flush cache

Open terminal and use this command:

php bin/magento cache:flush

Post widgets

Navigate to admin panel > Content > Pages > Home page > Edit

In Content tab, tap on Insert Widget icon, you will notice the New Widget in widget list.

 

Last Update: August 1, 2018  

February 28, 2018   257   Nandini R    Magento2    
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