May 17th, 2010
You may have figured this out already, but there are several ways to get a block set-up on every page, two of which are are outlined by Remo here: http://www.codeblog.ch/2009/04/concrete5-blocks-within-templates/
Remo deserves a statue or something for his helpful blog and posts in this forum!
In a nutshell, you can set-up a block in your theme templates like this:
One thing that took me a little while to figure out, being a php novice, was that many (all?) blocks contain some sort of a form template. For example, the auto-nav block uses a file called "form_setup_html.php" By checking out the form template you can find all of the configurable variables that the block uses, so you can set these up in your code.