Flex Block Template Selector

Use the filters to limit the block templates by type of application(s) the block template will work with, or by the block template's functionality.

Business Card: Offers

Block Types
  • Editorial
  • Classifieds
Description

This block template will display a set of business offers in a list layout, and has options to show or hide the asset's various details.

Card: Blog

Block Types
  • Editorial
  • Business
  • Classifieds
Description

This block template will display a set of blog cards, and has options to show or hide the asset's lead paragraph, byline, author avatar, etc.

Card: Feature

Block Types
  • Editorial
  • Business
  • Calendar
  • Classifieds
  • e-Editions
Description

Displays standard elements on top of a preview image.

Card: Grid

Block Types
  • Editorial
  • Business
  • Calendar
  • Classifieds
  • e-Editions
Description

Displays a set of summary cards in a grid, with options to show or hide asset details (such as lead paragraph, byline, image preview, etc.).

Card: Grid Behavioral

Block Types
  • Static
Description

Displays a set of summary cards in a grid, with options to show or hide asset details such image preview. This block is only available to sites that are part of the TownNews.com iQ program.

Card: Headline List

Block Types
  • Editorial
  • Business
  • Calendar
  • Classifieds
  • e-Editions
Description

This block template will display a list of headlines.

Card: Mosaic

Block Types
  • Editorial
  • Business
  • Calendar
  • Classifieds
  • e-Editions
Description

This block template will display a mosaic of assets with photo backgrounds and headline overlays. It supports between 1 and 5 assets in various patterns; anything more than 5 will not be displayed. It is also advised to use the block query rule "has preview" to ensure that all assets have a preview image; assets without a preview will not be displayed.

Card: Showcase

Block Types
  • Editorial
  • Business
  • Calendar
  • Classifieds
  • e-Editions
Description

Displays standard elements including title and lead followed by a stylized set of up to twelve preview images.

Card: Summary

Block Types
  • Editorial
  • Business
  • Calendar
  • Classifieds
  • e-Editions
Description

This block template will display a set of summary cards, and has options to show or hide the asset's various details (such as lead paragraph, byline, image preview, etc.).

Card: Top Story List

Block Types
  • Editorial
  • Business
  • Calendar
  • Classifieds
  • e-Editions
Description

This block template will display assets with a large top story to the left, and subsequent stories to the right. It is a great set up for front pages or section fronts.

Editorial: Breaking

Block Types
  • Editorial
Description

This block template will display a breaking news card that will rotate if there is more than one breaking news item.

Editorial: Full Article

Block Types
  • Editorial
Description

This block template will display the full content of one or more article assets with a presentation similar to a full article page.

Editorial: HTML Asset

Block Types
  • Editorial
Description

This block template will display the contents on an HTML asset in a block. It will output the entire content area of the HTML asset onto the page.

Editorial: Poll

Block Types
  • Editorial
Description

This block template displays one or more poll assets in widget format. Users can vote and results immediately while remaining on the same page.

Editorial: Table Asset

Block Types
  • Editorial
Description

This block template will display the contents of a Table asset in a block. Table data is rendered in a responsive table on the page.

Slideshow: Carousel

Block Types
  • Editorial
  • Business
  • Calendar
  • Classifieds
  • e-Edition
Description

This block template displays a slideshow carousel with a large image preview along with the byline, title, and lead.

Slideshow: Headlines Carousel

Block Types
  • Editorial
Description

This block template displays a slideshow carousel of up to 5 assets with a large image preview on the left side along with the title, section and flags. Asset headlines display on the right side.

Utility: Promo

Block Types
  • Editorial
  • Business
  • Calendar
  • Classifieds
  • e-Edition
Description

This block template creates a promo box using a PDF or page asset. Also included are a customizable text box and multiple customizable links.

Video: Player

Block Types
  • Editorial
Description

Displays a set of video cards in a grid, with options to just display a poster or a full player.

Business Card: Business

Block Types
  • Business
Description

This block template will display a set of business cards, and has options to show or hide the asset's various details (such as logo, location, contact info etc.).

Business Card: Featured Category

Block Types
  • Business
Description

This block template will display a list of businesses with the top two showing the business's logo if one exists.

Calendar Card: Event

Block Types
  • Calendar
Description

This block template will display a set of event cards, and has options to show or hide the asset's various details (such as lead paragraph, venue, event cost, image preview, etc.).

Calendar Card: Featured Event

Block Types
  • Calendar
Description

This block template displays a carousel of events with a large image preview along with the date, venue, and cost. This block is currently only fully supported in the full and featured regions.

Calendar: Event List

Block Types
  • Calendar
Description

This block template displays a list of events with the option to show the venue and the cost of the event.

Classifieds Card: Coupon

Block Types
  • Classifieds
Description

Displays coupon assets from the Classifieds Application.

Classifieds Card: Featured Classifieds

Block Types
  • Classifieds
Description

This block template displays a carousel of Classified product cards, and has options to show or hide the asset's parent business, category, price, lead paragraph, etc.

Classifieds Card: Product

Block Types
  • Classifieds
Description

This block template will display a set of Classified product cards, and has options to show or hide the asset's category, price, lead paragraph, etc.

Classifieds: Bulletins

Block Types
  • Classifieds
Description

This block template will display a bulletin-style grid of classified ads or PDF display ads.

Email Card: Classifieds List

Block Types
  • Classifieds
Description

This block template will display a set of Classified ads, with options to enhance the display of ads with a related business.

Email Card: Product Grid

Block Types
  • Classifieds
Description

This block template will display a set of Classified product cards in the amount of columns specified in the block custom properties. It has options to show or hide the asset's category, price, lead paragraph, etc.

Note: Block is not supported in small regions

Email Card: e-Edition

Block Types
  • e-Edition
Description

This block template will display cards of E-Edition assets and will display previews of the cover page and two pages from the edition.

Ads: BLOX Ads

Block Types
  • Static
Description

Block for Ad Manager ads.

Ads: Google DFP (Premium)

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template will automatically generate the HTML and JavaScript necessary to integrate ad Google DFP (DoubleClick for Publishers) units on a page. Please see Google's online documentation for more information on how to gather your ad units and sizes which are required for this block.

Ads: Google DFP (SB) Small Business

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template will automatically generate the HTML and JavaScript necessary to integrate Google DFP/SB (DoubleClick for Publishers / Small Business) ad units on a page.

Please see Google's online documentation for more information on how to gather your ad units and sizes which are required for this block.

Ads: Google DFP (Simple)

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template will automatically generate the HTML and JavaScript necessary to integrate ad Google DFP (DoubleClick for Publishers) units on a page. Please see Google's online documentation for more information on how to gather your ad units and sizes which are required for this block.

Ads: OAS/DX

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template will automatically generate the HTML and JavaScript necessary to integrate a OAS/DX (Open Ad Stream) unit on a page.

Business: Category List

Block Types
  • Static
Description

Displays a list default business categories.

Calendar: Widget

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template displays a calendar widget which allows users to easily search for events by date.

Classifieds: Categories

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block creates a list of Classifieds categories. Subcategories are automatically listed based on which subcategories have current ads - subcategories with no ads will not be listed.

External: Stocks

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template shows a real-time stock widget from TradingView.com. Symbols to add to the customizations area of this block can be found at TradingView.com/e/ and searching under the 'Watchlist".

External: Stocks (Full Page)

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template shows a full-page real-time stock widget from TradingView.com.

Utility: Block title only

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template displays only the block title, along with navigation sublinks (if used).​

Utility: Contact Info

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template displays the contact information specified in the site settings panel. The default values can be overwritten with the block custom properties.

Utility: Copyright

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template is used to customize the copyright information, the terms of use link, and the privacy policy link, which are usually placed in the site's footer.

Utility: Form index

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template will display a list of site forms created with the forms application.

Utility: Image file

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template allows for an image file to be uploaded and displayed within the block itself. It is great for displaying logos, promotional ads and other graphics.

Utility: Loan Calculator

Block Types
  • Static
Description

Simple loan calculator for auto or real estate (mortgage).

Utility: Message

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block creates a large headline for conveying important messages such as emergencies, circulation offers or breaking news that may not yet have an accompanying article. It works great in the Skyline region.

Utility: Most popular

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template will display popular articles, images, videos, audio clips, collections, and commented articles.

Utility: Numbered most popular

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template will display popular headlines in a numbered list.

Utility: Page heading

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template displays the page title by default, but it can be changed to show a custom heading.

Utility: Recent Comments

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block shows list of most recent comments.

Utility: Site Logo

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template displays the site's main logo with additional options such as date, alignment and text color.

Utility: SMS Signup

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template is used to encourage users to sign up for mailing lists. It will display all of the lists that you make available through the block settings and allow users to sign up for them.

Utility: Subscription Services

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template is used to display a list of all subscription services that are currently available.​

Utility: Text

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template will display a block of text which may be used to create information boxes, messages or subtext.

Utility: Text Promo

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block creates a text promo box with an optional image.​

Utility: User Controls

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template creates a link to the login page for users.

Weather: Widget

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template creates a weather widget which displays current conditions in various sizes.

Weather: Index

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template creates a large full-page display of weather information, designed to be used on a weather index page. It contains a tab for hourly forecast, a radar image, and a 7-day forecast.

Weather: Breaking

Block Types
  • Static
Description

This block template will display a breaking news card that will rotate if there is more than one breaking news item. It has options to show or hide the asset's various details (such as lead paragraph, image preview, section, etc.).