Catalog Machine provides several common layouts in addition to ability to create your own or import shared layouts from other users. Each layout is an arrangement of various elements to quickly build a catalog page.
By adding a layout, you add placeholders for several page elements in one click. Once layout is added, you can drag and drop a product or an image to the placeholder and it will be converted into the text or image element linked to the product.
To add and use a predefined layout to your catalog page follow the steps below.
1. Click the New button in Catalog Designer and select a layout from the menu .
2. Drag and drop images or products to the layout placeholders or edit text directly. You can drop products on both text and image placeholders that will fill product information and images only on image placeholders.
3. You can continue with adding new pages using layouts or go to My Layouts and Import Layouts tab on the left hand side.