Since Web Blocks on their own cannot be accessed by end-users, you need to instantiate Web Blocks by using them on your Web Screens.

You have two ways to add a Web Block to your screens:

You can have more than one web block on a single web screen (or web block).

Designing the Web Block Widget

After using a Web Block, you may have to complete the definition of that web block instance by specifying input parameters and content.

Input Parameters

If a web block is designed with Input Parameters, you have to set their arguments in the web block instance.


If a Web Block has Placeholders has part of its content, when you use the Web Block on your screens, you can fill-in the placeholder with the content specific for the screen. Learn more About Placeholders.

When a web block is a screen layout for a Theme, some of the placeholders may be automatically filled-in for you. Learn more About Themes.

Hiding and Showing Hidden Content

During design time, when using a web block on your screens, it will be previewed almost exactly as it will be displayed to end-users. The only exceptions are Placeholders: since you have to fill-in the content of placeholders they are always displayed, making it easier for you to edit the content of the screen.

However, you can preview how the web block will be rendered to the end-user by using one of the following options:

See Also

About Web Blocks | Design a Web Block