How to Show Breadcrumbs for Magento CMS Pages

Breadcrumbs

Breadcrumbs is simply a path to a product that is represented with the reference of the Magento store map. It is an important feature that helps visitors navigate easily in the store. With multiple categories and subcategories, visitors can identify on which page they are currently at the store with the help of the breadcrumbs.

Importance of Breadcrumbs in Magento stores:

Breadcrumbs are useful to present the site in an organized and structured manner. It helps visitors easily navigate through the store and easily find the required products. With cutthroat competition, store owners only have a few seconds to convince the visitor for conversion. In such scenarios, speeding up the navigation with breadcrumbs is only wise!

Magento 1 and Magento 2 by default offers to enable the breadcrumbs in the store for easy navigation. Check the below method to learn how to show breadcrumbs for Magento CMS pages. Please note that the backend configuration for Magento 2 is in the reference to the latest version Magento 2.3.0.

 

How to Show Breadcrumbs for Magento CMS Pages

Method 1:

Enable Breadcrumbs for CMS pages in Magento 1:

  1. Log in to Admin Panel.
  2. Go to System > Configuration > Web > Default Pages
  3. Set “YES” for the Show Breadcrumbs for CMS Pages field to enable it. You can disable it any time by setting this option to “No”.
  4. Click Save Config1_Enable breadcrumbs in Magento 1 from backend configuration

Enable Breadcrumbs for CMS pages in Magento 2:

  1. Log in to Admin Panel.
  2. Go to Stores > Configuration.
  3. Under General > Web, expand the Default Pages section.
  4. Set “YES” for the Show Breadcrumbs for CMS Pages field to enable it. You can disable it any time by setting this option to “No”.
  5. Click Save Config2_Enable breadcrumbs in Magento 2.3.0 from backend configuration

Method 2:

Remove Breadcrumbs for CMS pages in Magento 1:

  1. Log in to Admin Panel
  2. Go to CMS > Pages.
  3. Select the page for which you want to remove the breadcrumbs.
  4. Go to Design under Page Information.
  5. Place the below code in Layout Update XML as shown in the figure.3_Remove breadcrumbs for CMS pages in Magento 1 (Method 2)
  6. Click Save Config

Remove Breadcrumbs for CMS pages in Magento 2:

  1. Log in to Admin Panel
  2. Go to Content > Pages.
  3. Open the page to edit for which you want to remove the breadcrumbs.
  4. Expand the Design section and place the below code in Layout Update XML as shown in the figure.How to Show Breadcrumbs for Magento CMS Pages 1
     
  5. Click Save Config.

 

Follow the above methods to show or hide the breadcrumbs for CMS pages in Magento 1 and Magento 2.

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Sanjay is a co-founder at Meetanshi. He is a Certified Magento Developer who loves creating Magento E-commerce solutions. Owing to his contributions in Magento Forums and posting solutions, he is among the top 50 contributors of the Magento community in 2019. When he is not engrossed with anything related to Magento, he loves to play cricket.

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