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eZ Enterprise Beginner Tutorial - It's a Dog's World

This tutorial is a step-by-step guide to building a website with eZ Platform Enterprise Edition. It focuses on creating a front page using a feature called Page Builder

Intended audience

This tutorial is intended for users who have basic knowledge of eZ Platform. Ideally, you should be familiar with the concepts covered in the Building a Bicycle Route Tracker in eZ Platform tutorial.

Learning outcomes

After finishing this tutorial, you will:

  • Have a working knowledge of the Page functionality and architecture
  • Be able to create a Page and customize its layout
  • Be able to prepare and customize Page blocks
  • Be able to create a custom block
  • Know how to use Form Builder and configure your form
  • Know how to apply custom styling to blocks


In the course of this scenario you will built a website for a magazine for dog owners called 'It's a Dog's World'.

You will create a welcome page that will showcase the magazine's three most important types of content: articles, dog breed information and tips.

You will do this by means of a Page, making use of its specific blocks, and crafting your own as well.

It's a Dog's World - final result


In this tutorial you will go through the following steps:

  1. Get a starter website
  2. Prepare the Page
  3. Use existing blocks
  4. Create a custom block
  5. Create a newsletter form