STUCCO - How to change items within a global area

In the Stucco them, I'm trying to change the section that says "Elemental" (and the other ones on the same line...), But when I try to edit it, I get the following message: "This block is contained within a global area. Changing its content will change it everywhere that global area is referenced."

And since I'm really new at this, this sounds like something I don't want to do. So how do I alter the content without screwing the global parts up?


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jero replied on at Permalink Reply
You can't!

The point of a global area is that it is used on many pages. It allows you to change content once and have that change appear on lots of pages. Imaging you wanted to change your logo - it would be painful to have to do this on every single page.

You can in fact use the dashboard to manage global areas and stacks. Go to dashboard-->stacks & blocks, and set the dropdown top left so that it says view global areas. Then you can edit each block, and, more importantly, you can roll back any changes to previous versions - Yes, Global Areas are versioned just like pages are, so even if you do make a mess, you can recover from it. The only exception is if you "clear" the area, so don't do that.
jumper77 replied on at Permalink Reply
Thank you very much for the info. And yea, I pretty much knew not to change anything when I got the message about changing global stuff. I just now brought up the page you told me about and will start checking things out.

Thank you again my friend
jumper77 replied on at Permalink Reply
I do have another related question though.... Is it possible to just hide the Elemental navigation bar? For now, all I really need is a one page site. Something REALLY simple.

jero replied on at Permalink Best Answer Reply
You could either delete the autonav block from the area, or set the "exclude from nav" attribute for each page.
jumper77 replied on at Permalink Reply
Thank you so very much... again. Although I held my breath, I deleted it, and now I have what I was looking for.

Appreciate it