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Sector promo magnets (Sector 10)

We are updating our documentation library to be ready for the Sector 10! Find out more in our Sector 10 roadmap or head straight to our collection of Sector 10 - Changes and Updates.

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Sector promo magnets offer a flexible block type to create and place ad-style lead magnets throughout your site. Promotions can link to both internal and external content. You'll find everything you'll need to add lead magnets to your homepage, including sample content to get you started.   

See Sector Promotion in action!

Sector Promo magnets replace Sector Promotions in Sector 10. Check out the promo magnets on the the Sector 10 beta preview 

Features and functionality

Sector Promotion includes:

  • Sector Sector promo magnets custom block type and displays
  • Sector Promotion variant taxonomy to easily extend promotions to be used across the site       
  • Sector Promotion view to load the promotions from a queue 
  • Sample content to make it easy to get started
  • Improved AdminUI block access to manage and add custom blocks

Related entities and configuration (Sector 10)

Improved AdminUI block access to manage and add custom blocks

We placed additional menu items in the Admin Menu to provide easier access to the the block management. Under Content you will find a Blocks button and under Content > Add content a Block button! 

AdminUI screen shot
AdminUI screen shot


Sector Promo Magnets custom block type


Sector Entityqueue - Homepage promo magnets


The Sector promo magnets are loaded into an entityqueue that allows the editor to manage and sort the display.

Sector Promotion view 


The Sector › Entityqueues › Promo Magnets (Content block) view loads the magnets based on the queue and provides a block display: 

  •  Sector › Entityqueues › Blocks (Card › Standard)

The block display is hooked into view mode Card › Standard to allow for consistency and easy display management.

Related blocks under block layout 


  • Sector › Entityqueues › Blocks - placed in the content area and restricted to the homepage. 

The view block finally loads the promotions into the chosen theme region and restricts the display within the site. 

Sample content

  • Three promotions are included to demonstrate the homepage use case. 

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