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Magento_CmsStaging module


The Magento_CmsStaging module is a part of the staging functionality in Magento EE. It enables you to create new CMS Page and the CMS Block updates or add new changes to the existing store updates. In other words, you can modify the CMS Pages and the CMS Blocks in updates. These updates are shown on the content dashboard.

Implementation details

The Magento_CmsStaging module changes the CMS Pages and CMS Blocks creation pages to make them compatible with the Magento Staging Framework. This module depends on the Magento_Cms module and extends its functionality. It changes the database structure of the Magento_Cms module and the way in which CMS Pages/Blocks are managed.

CMS Pages

You can stage the following parameters:

  • Enable/Disable CMS Page
  • Page Title
  • Content
    • Content Heading
    • Content (WYSIWYG)
  • Search Engine Optimization
    • URL Key
    • Meta Keywords
    • Meta Description
  • Design
    • Layout
    • Layout Update XML
    • Theme

CMS Blocks

The following parameters can be staged:

  • Enable/Disable CMS Block
  • Block Title
  • Identifier
  • Store View
  • Content (WYSIWYG)

Installation details

The Magento_CmsStaging module makes irreversible changes in a database during installation. You cannot uninstall this module.


You can find the list of modules that have dependencies on the Magento_CmsStaging module in the require section of the composer.json file. The file is located in the root directory of the module.

Extension points

Extension points enable extension developers to interact with the Magento_CmsStaging module. For more information about the Magento extension mechanism, see Magento plug-ins.

The Magento dependency injection mechanism enables you to override the functionality of the Magento_CmsStaging module.

UI components

You can extend product and category updates using the UI components located in the Magento\CmsStaging\view\adminhtml\ui_component directory. For more information, see UI Listing/Grid Component.


You can extend and override layouts in the Magento\CmsStaging\view\adminhtml\layout directory. For more information about layouts, see the Layout documentation.

Additional information

You can track backward incompatible changes made in a Magento EE mainline after the Magento 2.0 release.