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Magento 2 Create CMS Block

Magento 2 Create CMS Block

Today we discuss about Magento 2 create cms block.This tutorial include how to add new cms block or static block from admin panel, create cms block programmatically. So let start with our example.

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Magento 2 Create CMS Block

Cms block in programmatically

We are creating the cms static block in our installer script. We use block factory to create static block.

namespace QaisarSatti\HelloWorld\Setup;

use Magento\Framework\Setup\InstallSchemaInterface;
use Magento\Framework\Setup\ModuleContextInterface;
use Magento\Framework\Setup\SchemaSetupInterface;
use Magento\Framework\DB\Ddl\Table;

class InstallSchema implements InstallSchemaInterface {
    private $blockFactory;

    public function __construct(
    \Magento\Cms\Model\BlockFactory $blockFactory

    $this->blockFactory = $blockFactory;
    public function install( SchemaSetupInterface $setup, ModuleContextInterface $context ) {
        $installer = $setup;


       $testBlock = [
         'title' => 'Test block title',
         'identifier' => 'test-block',
         'stores' => [0],
         ‘Content’ => ‘Your content here’
         'is_active' => 1,

Author: Qaisar Satti
Category: Magento 2
Last Modified: August 10, 2018

One Comment

  • Reply Syed Muneeb Ul Hasan |

    It’s a great post. However, for a newbie, it would be better if you can also show the other required steps like running commands and module creation in your tutorial.

    Keep up the good work!

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