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Now we can start publishing our book catalog in the public section. You can use the visual components version 1.0 to publish information in the public section. You will find these components in the Catalog drop menu of the Information
Blocks group in the Components sidebar of the visual editor.
You can also use visual components version 2.0 to publish the information in the public section. Besides the components listed above, there is a composite component that implements a full catalog section. We shall use it to publish the created information block.
The following instructions describe how to create a full catalog section. Visitors can view a full list of products of each section and the full description on each book.
First, we create a page and add the Catalog composite component to the page. Configure it by specifying the information block type, the information block whose elements will be displayed and other parameters.
Composite components enable us to create only one page physically to have a range of pages logically. A composite component with proper settings creates a full site section (in our example a full catalog section). On the demonstration site the Catalog composite component has the following parameters:
Here are specified parameters of a page where visitors can view elements of a particular catalog section, an element details view page and other parameters.
After saving the page, we will have a full book catalog in public section.
Following the operations performed, we will have the book catalog containing pages: